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To contribute towards the cost of employing 4 ‘peripatetic teachers’ in 4 districts. This will enable children with DS and other mental handicaps to be integrated into ordinary schools in their area, rather than attend special schools.

Grant Amount


Local Currency


Year Awarded



12 Months

Related Resources

Global Impact:

Republic of Ireland

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Pre-Collegiate Education and Teacher Development

Foundation Center Themes:

Equal Opportunity in Education, Education Services, Disability Rights

Foundation Center Approaches:

Recruitment & Retention, Curriculum Development