Wednesday October 21, 2020

Online lectures for two weeks as universities move to level 3

Majority of classes will have to be delivered via the internet, but exceptions will be made for practical classes and lab activity

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
27th September, 2020
Minister Simon Harris announced the move for all third level institutions moved to online lectures Picture: RollingNews.ie

Universities across Ireland will have to deliver most lectures online for at least two weeks, after all higher level education institutions were moved to level 3 of the government’s Covid-19 framework on Friday.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin also warned that cities could be moved to level 3 restriction ahead of their wider counties if Covid-19 rates kept increasing.

Announcing the surprise move on Friday afternoon, Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research,...

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