The Taoiseach says schools will be re-opening from next month.
It comes after a weekend of speculation given the rising number of Covid cases fuelled by the Delta wave.
Teaching union the ASTI has said while it's concerned about the spread of the virus all teachers should be vaccinated by the time schools re-open.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin insists the Government is still planning for a full re-opening.
A memo spelling out how schools will reopen from the end of next month will go to cabinet tomorrow.
The portal allowing 16 to 18 year olds to register for a vaccine may open as early as this week.