Students opting out of religion to get no additional resources

Lack of teachers threatens to jeopardise reforms, school managers say

Teachers say a lack of extra staff threatens to jeopardise the changes aimed at reflecting a decrease in religious belief and practice among students. File photograph: iStock

Teachers say a lack of extra staff threatens to jeopardise the changes aimed at reflecting a decrease in religious belief and practice among students. File photograph: iStock

No additional resources will be given to State secondary schools so that students who opt out of religion can study something else.

Teachers and school managers say a lack of extra teachers threatens to jeopardise the changes aimed at reflecting a decrease in religious belief and practice among students.

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