Education Minister urges unions to return to talks as teachers protest reform

first_img Google+ By News Highland – May 7, 2015 Google+ Twitter Education Minister urges unions to return to talks as teachers protest reform WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published center_img Pinterest Thousands of Donegal teachers are taking part in a lunchtime protest today in opposition to proposals for Junior Cycle Reform.Teachers maintain the changes will will undermine standards, equity and fairness.The protesta are being organised by second-level teacher unions the ASTI and the TUI.Neill Curran is the Donegal representative for the ASTI – He says more strike action next term seems likely, particularly as parents are being supportive of the teachers’ action:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/neillasti.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.The Education Minister says as long as teaching unions maintain a complete veto on Junior Cert reform proposals, everyone loses.Minister O’Sullivan says she has moved considerably on the proposals and is urging unions to return to the talks table:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/janos10.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Homepage BannerNews Previous articleGallagher happy with Championship preparationsNext articleAction needed as Donegal GP numbers continue to fall – Pringle News Highland Twitter GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme last_img read more