Friday October 30, 2020

McHugh promises to spare teachers ‘initiative fatigue’

The new Minister for Education intends to shift his approach away from that of his predecessor Richard Bruton

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

21st October, 2018
Joe McHugh

The new Minister for Education, Joe McHugh, has pledged to avoid “initiative fatigue” among teachers during his tenure.

It is a shift in approach from that of his predecessor Richard Bruton, who has left him an action plan for education with hundreds of suggested measures.

In an interview with The Sunday Business Post, McHugh said Bruton had done a lot of groundwork on reform and had delivered “enormous change” in the last two...

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