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No extra marks for junior cycle students in ASTI dispute

Up to 40,000 to lose 10% in English exam if they cannot take part in assessments. Read More

Tuesday 4 October 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (48)/Comments (0)/
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Solicitors take on teaching role on law in classroom and prison

The Law Society of Ireland has launched this year’s Street Law programme, which prepares trainee solicitors to teach secondary school students about the law in a practical way. Read More

Tuesday 4 October 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (38)/Comments (0)/
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The best online study tools: students give their verdict

Irish Times: Students are taking control of their own learning. Where once it was all school, homework and grinds, the online world has revolutionised learning. In recent years, Leaving and Junior Cert pupils are taking to Khan Academy, Studyclix.ie, TheMathsTutor.ie, the Eir Study Hub and more to complement what they learn in class. Read article

Monday 3 October 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (40)/Comments (0)/
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Bruton: Junior cycle students to lose 10% unless reforms accepted

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has no plans to change the junior cycle to prevent thousands of students losing 10 per cent in their English exams next summer due to a union dispute. Read More

Friday 30 September 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (45)/Comments (0)/
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Analysis: Government facing test of commitment to pay policy

Strategy for bringing groups into Lansdowne Road deal and isolating ASTI has unravelled. Read More

Thursday 29 September 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (43)/Comments (0)/
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Teachers, gardaí to co-operate with reforms to end two-tier pay

Deals between unions and Government departments will cost close to €25m. Read More

Wednesday 28 September 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (70)/Comments (0)/
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Union boss sees teachers ‘heading for full strike’

Irish Examiner: The head of a secondary school teachers union has said he believes his members “are heading towards an all out strike”. Read article

Tuesday 27 September 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (43)/Comments (0)/
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ASTI faces lone stance against Government on pay

Irish Independent: Secondary teachers now face a lone battle in their dispute with Government over the Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) on pay and productivity in the public service.Read article

Monday 26 September 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (40)/Comments (0)/
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Study raises questions over quality of Leaving Cert learning

Irish Times: A new study which raises serious questions over the quality of learning for the Leaving Cert has found that students frequently were unable to recall information they learned just two months after the exam. Read article

Monday 26 September 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (44)/Comments (0)/
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ASTI is marching its members towards their own destruction

Irish Independent: Teachers need to take control of their union from Trotskyites bent on confrontation, writes Colm O'Rourke, Principal of St Patrick's Classical School, Navan. Read article

Monday 26 September 2016/Author: Account/Number of views (48)/Comments (0)/
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