Warring ASTI must find courage to face reality

Higher pay for teachers, or more schools? It doesn’t take a genius to work it out

Elaine Byrne - avatar

Elaine Byrne

23rd April, 2017

This column has never expressed much love for the ASTI. It hasn’t gone unnoticed.

“We want to meet up for coffee,” said one of my former secondary school teachers, an ASTI stalwart in his day. It was a strange experience to be the same height as these four men who had shaped me. They talked about how personal the act of teaching was, what motivated them and the regrets they had.


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