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Entries Tagged as 'Education'

The Tweeting Bishop and the Minister of Education

October 21st, 2009 · 4 Comments · Irish Politics

There is a nasty little spat underway between the Church of Ireland and the Department of Education over the funding of Protestant schools. Dr. John Neill, the Bishop of Dublin and Glendalough, has spoken last night about how Protestant schools will be forced out of business due to last years education cuts.  He asserts the […]


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Politicians need to stop abusing language (and children)

February 11th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Disability, Irish Politics, Recession

Batt O’Keefe, Minister for Education, has told primary schools that resource teachers for children with learning disabilities are to be withdrawn if they have less than 9 children in the school – it’s a particularly nasty cut especially as getting assessed for a learning disability and required supports is so difficult so the excuse of […]


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