Educational Cutbacks

On the day when the Minister for Education and Science announced further cutbacks in schools which will target the most vulnerable children it is hard to be upbeat unless you are a banker getting bailout money today. The goodwill of teachers and their care for the children they teach is being preyed upon as the Government know that despite our anger we will always do our best. I can’t see…

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TeachNet Funding

Many people have been asking us recently if the recent cutbacks will have an impact on the TeachNet project. The reality is that the NCTE has withdrawn its funding since last year. This is despite a commitment to funding for the project from the Minister Hanafin in 2007. While we weren’t surprised by this move, it is disappointing that the Department of Education and Science places such little value on…

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