Eileen Salmon

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Minister for Education Richard Bruton: “It beggars belief that the ASTI will close schools over 33 hours a year.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A further 100 secondary schools are set to close today as the dispute between the Government and a teachers’ union over pay for new entrants continues(...)

Teachers on strike on Griffith Avenue in Dublin last week. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

More than half of secondary schools look set to close indefinitely from Monday as talks between teachers and the Government remain deadlocked. The As(...)

General Secretary of the Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools Eileen Salmon: “We are frustrated in not being able to bring in valuable improvements in teaching and learning with the key skills.”

Secondary teacher unions are effectively blocking “valuable improvements in teaching and learning”, one of the country’s main school management bodies(...)

Pasi Sahlberg: “Judgment regarding how well students have learned and grown in school is a fundamental part of teachers’ professional portfolio”

Teaching in Ireland cannot be regarded as fully professionalised until teachers change the way they assess students, according to renowned educational(...)