Mark Walshe

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Some students in Tuesday’s Leaving Cert exam complained about the audio quality in the Spanish exam.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Students have criticised the audio quality of the Leaving Cert Spanish exam as “mumbled” , “echoey” and “difficult to hear”. The criticism comes just(...)

The Camino de Santiago appeared in today’s Junior Cert Spanish exan. Photo: iStock

There were some particularly challenging comprehensions and words on this year’s higher level Spanish paper, which were more suited to Leaving Cert le(...)

Ibiza, Justin Bieber and Instagram cropped up on a topical Spanish exam. Photo: iStock

Students faced a test of their Spanish grammar and tenses on a fair but challenging higher-level paper, according to teachers. Mark Walshe, a teacher(...)

File photo of ASTI members taking part in a protest in November 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Campaigners against the proposed new public service agreement have urged State employees to vote against the draft deal and said union negotiators sho(...)

Students seemed generally pleased with the Leaving Cert Spanish exam which included a question which referenced Pokémon Go. Photograph: iStockphoto

Students of Leaving Cert Spanish would have been pleased with the higher level exam paper, teachers have said. “Overall it was a broad and balanced (...)

Delegates at the ASTI conference in Killarney: The meeting heard claims that the union lacked a clear strategy. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) took the extraordinary step of suspending its annual conference and meeting in private on Wednes(...)

ASTI president Ed Byrne at the ASTI conference in  Killarney. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI) has voted to suspend normal business and meet in private to discuss its industrial relation st(...)

Delegates  at the ASTI conference: union president Ed Byrne said it  had railed against injustice in an age of conformity and orthodoxy. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

Delegates from the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) have voted to maintain the union’s campaign for equal pay for teachers despite (...)

ASTI Fermoy branch member Richard Terry, who complained of members being ‘left out in the cold’, is instructed to leave the podium after exceeding his speaking time.  Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) delegates have voted to maintain the union’s campaign for equal pay despite criticism from some memb(...)

 People Before Profit Alliance TD Gino Kenny and Cllr Madeleine Johansson, middle, with teachers at an ASTI picket  in recent days. Photograph: Facebook

A regular criticism of the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) is that hardliners have dominated at leadership level and been focused on (...)

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