Arts & Creativity in the Classroom - Ministers McHugh and Madigan welcome roll out of Creative Schools Programme in 150 Schools Nationwide

Arts Council of Ireland - An Chomhairle Ealaíon,
10 December 2018, Ireland

At an event earlier today in Glenswilly National School in Letterkenny, Minister McHugh formally launched the roll out of Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools in 150 schools nationwide. Creative Schools is an initiative of the Government’s Creative Ireland Programme, which puts the arts and creativity at the heart of children and young people’s lives. The Programme is led by the Arts Council in partnership with the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht with input and support from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.