Teachers will be forced to teach without books

Some second-level teachers will have to teach students without any books from September, according to the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI).

11th April, 2009

Some second-level teachers will have to teach students without any books from September, according to the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI).

The union’s general secretary, Peter McMenamin, said that, because of the scrapping of the book grant in last October’s budget, some teachers had been told by their board of managements to prepare for classes with no books.

‘‘Without the grant, some children will now not be able to afford...

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