Junior cycle reform grinds to a halt over after-school meetings row

Teachers were supposed to hold annual meetings in school to examine video recordings of students performing tasks and discuss whether they had given the right feedback to them

13th January, 2019
Joe McHugh

A row about teachers having to meet outside school hours is holding up reform of the secondary school junior cycle.

Under the reform plan, teachers have to carry out classroom assessments of their own students and provide the results to the school and parents.

Teachers were supposed to hold annual meetings in school to examine video recordings of students performing tasks and discuss whether they had given the right feedback to them. However, these meetings...

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