Foreign Language Assistant Scheme


The purpose of this scheme is to assist school students, enrolled in participating schools, to see a foreign language as a living language and not just a “school language”. Schools may apply to host French, German/Austrian, Spanish, Italian, Swiss, Wallonia (French speaking) and Japanese Assistants.

Foreign Language Assistant Scheme 2021/2022

Closing date for Applications is 05 February 2021

Foreign Language Assistant Scheme 2020/2021

Closing date for applications was 03 February 2020.


Address: Department of Education, Teacher and SNA Terms and Conditions Unit, Cornamaddy, Athlone, County Westmeath, N37 X659

Phone: (090) 648 4018