School level

Cultural & Linguistic Supports

In Irish primary and post-primary schools there is an increase in the number of learners whose home language is neither English nor Irish. We aim to provide school staff with a collection of practical and useful resources to both promote inclusion and diversity, and encourage language development.

Diversity & Inclusion
Teaching & Learning Resources
Oide Supports
Junior Cycle

PPLI: Primary Intercultural Guidelines

These guidelines are designed to help you respond to the challenges of the Primary Language Curriculum, include the home languages of EAL pupils in the activities of your classrooms, and develop your pupils’ intercultural learning.

UNHCR Refugee Education

A collection of UNHCR teaching materials on refugees, asylum and migration for primary and secondary education, as well as some guidance for teachers working with refugee children in the classroom.

Inclusion & Diversity Toolkit

This fantastic toolkit provides support for teachers who were working with newcomer pupils in primary schools and for the development of an inclusive ethos across the curriculum.


English Language Support Teachers' Association of Ireland providing high quality support, professional development opportunities and networking for teachers.

Unicef: Children Uprooted

Learn about some of the experiences and challenges faced by children who have come to Ireland in search of safety.

Yellow Flag Programme

A practical programme that supports primary and secondary schools to become more inclusive of all cultures and ethnicities, celebrate diversity and challenge racism and discrimination.

ILAOS Toolkit

An Intercultural Look at our Schools. A toolkit for self-evaluation and supporting cultural and linguistic diversity in our schools.

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What you need...

To register for a Scoilnet Account you will need to have a Teaching Council number and a roll number for your school in Ireland.

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