ASTI threatens one-day strike over Junior Cycle reforms


Irish Times: The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) voted by an overwhelming majority - 84 per cent to 16 per cent - to extend the dispute to include a one day strike and further strike action if the reforms go ahead.... In a pre-budget submission, the Joint Managerial Body - says instead of having assessments carried out entirely within schools, the Minister should introduce on a trial basis more modest proposals which were designed three years ago after a consultation with stakeholders. Read article

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