The Department of Education is to spend £600,000 on a new sports and emotional resilience programme in primary schools.
The scheme will be run by the GAA and Irish Football Association (IFA) in the 2019/20 school year.
The funding is initially for one year and the programme will be focused on pupils aged 7 to 11.
Annual funding of £1.3m for a previous sports programme which employed around 50 GAA and IFA coaches ceased in 2018.
The decision to end the curriculum sports programme provoked criticism from both principals and politicians.
While the new scheme will also involve coaches from the GAA and IFA going into around 300 schools, it is unclear how many will be employed.