RTÉ has announced that it is expanding its educational programmes and resources from next week to help support students, parents and educators.

From Monday 11 January, the Home School Hub (10am) and After School Hub (3.20pm) will return to RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player for three hours daily.

ISL versions of Home School Hub will air on RTÉjr weekdays at 1pm and will also be available on the RTÉ Player.

The ISL programme After School Hub Best Bits will air on Saturdays and Sundays at 6.05pm on RTÉjr from 16 January.

Home School Hub is back from Monday

On Sundays in January, RTÉ2 will air Shakespearean productions for Leaving and Junior Certificate students to complement their studies.

RTÉ2's news2day airs at 4.20pm to keep younger viewers informed of the day's events.

From Tuesday 12 January, RTÉ 2FM will debut a new multi-platform programme, LC 21 with Carl Mullan. It will run Monday to Thursday from 7pm with advice on study planning, mental health and more.

RTÉ Radio 1 will air its Drivetime Study Hub every Tuesday and Wednesday at 6.30pm, with presenter Evelyn O'Rourke and teachers offering advice and support to second-level students, in particular those preparing for the State Examinations.

A range of online teaching modules and worksheets for the Junior Cycle will be available at: www.rte.ie/learn/junior-cycle.

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta's Tús Áite (weekdays from 5pm) will hear from young people and parents about their experiences of home-schooling.

RTÉ.ie/learn's DreamSpace TV will bring secondary school students on a "STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Maths) learning journey" from 12 January.

RTÉ is also extending its digital art competition, This is Art, in partnership with Creative Ireland. The initiative is open to all children and young people aged 0-18 years of age. The new closing date is 31 January and all details can be found here.

For older students, RTÉ is making available a range of online teaching modules and worksheets for the Junior Cycle syllabus, devised and produced in association and partnership with Junior Cycle teachers.

"Our aim is to assist parents, children and educators by ensuring that all children and students can access curriculum-based learning, and complementary content, through our broadcasts and digital channels," said RTÉ Director-General Dee Forbes.

"We will also be offering opportunities to hear from parents, educators and students on Radio 1 and 2FM with new slots and shows in the weeks ahead."

More information is available here.