Terms of Application
- In line with the Writers in Schools Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children and Young People in the Arts Sector a teacher must be present at all times during the visit. Should an instance arise where a pupil spontaneously discloses an incident, the teacher can act immediately and appropriately, in line with school policy.
- If a date is to be changed, the school and writer must notify each other, and both should inform the Writers in Schools team at Poetry Ireland. Insurance will also only cover those concerned on the official date.
- Visits cannot be funded retrospectively.
- Visits to adult groups cannot be funded under this scheme.