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Inclusion Ireland says reduced timetables are being imposed disproportionately on children with special needs as a means of ‘behavioural management’. Photograph: iStock

Children, many of them disadvantaged or with special needs, are being denied their education by being placed on “reduced timetables” at school, an Oir(...)

‘The ASTI has repeatedly refused to amend the wording of its advice, particularly in relation to teachers’ responsibilities to  provide for students with disabilities,’ said Adam Harris of the AsIAm charity. Photograph: iStock

Teachers who refuse to support children with special needs on foot of advice from their trade union could be subject to “fitness to teach” complaints.(...)