Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor, February 2nd 2014

2nd February, 2014

Protestant ethos is under siege

Minister for Education Ruairi­ Quinn's utilitarian' proposal that the 30 minutes dedicated to the religious programme in schools be given over to maths and reading indicates how little understanding he has of the experience schooling offers to children and adults.

Education and schooling involves the intellectual, mental, personal and social and spiritual education of children and engages parents, boards of management and the wider communities.

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