Michael Brennan: Norma Foley appears to be virtue-signalling on vaccination priority
The Minister for Education seems to be telling teachers that she sympathises with their plight, even though she signed off on the decision for vaccination priority to be based largely on age
Analysis: Foley’s description of the hybrid Leaving Cert as ‘fair’ is very much open to question
This year’s exam offers an opportunity for some canny students, puts pressure on teachers and could intensify the points race — but are there any viable alternatives?
Varadkar promises parents ‘clear message’ on schools in coming days
Tánaiste says Nphet advocated a ‘very gradual approach’ to children returning to the classroom
‘This was a ministerial decree. That’s not the way to bring people with you’
This is the inside story of how the government did a U-turn on its proposed three-day week for Leaving Cert students after the teachers’ unions and students awarded Norma Foley a ‘fail’