FAQs COVID-19 School Leaders

The below responses are updated based on information available to INTO on 21 May. Members should bear in mind that this is a fast-changing situation. We will update these FAQs as further information becomes available.

1. Work and Attendance

2. Administrative Matters

The DES issued a note to schools on 1st April outlining arrangements for planning and preparatory work for the coming school year, including the operation of school enrolment processes, teacher allocation and redeployment processes and teacher appointment processes. INTO advises that this work is important to ensure continuity of education provision, and to ensure that schools can reopen quickly when public health advice allows.

3. Managing leave