Fighting back against further education cuts
The suspension of funds for second-level education has left teachers nervous about the future and fearful for their jobs
Times are tough in every sector of society, but the changes in the education field over the past 12 months have knocked teachers for six.
After a number of years of reasonably good conditions, second-level schools are facing into a new school year with teachers not being replaced, larger class sizes, subjects being dropped and grants axed.
‘‘It’s very complex what’s happening in Irish society,” said John White, general secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers,...
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