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Oireachtas Committee hears schools are 'crying out' and 'struggling' to be authorised special classes

Jul 5, 2022 12:07 By News Northern Sound
Oireachtas Committee hears schools are 'crying out' and 'struggling' to be authorised special classes Oireachtas Committee hears schools are 'crying out' and 'struggling' to be authorised special classes
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Junior Education Minister Josepha Madigan has acknowledged some of the difficulties faced by schools.

An Oireachtas Committee has heard schools are 'crying out for' and 'struggling to be' authorised special classes.

Junior Education minister Josepha Madigan has been appearing before the committee on autism, where she acknowledged some of the difficulties faced by schools.

Also raised was the number of qualified teachers , which the committee heard calls for those to be increased.

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