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Teaching unions welcome Government u-turn on bringing Leaving Cert students into school

Jan 8, 2021 07:01 By News Northern Sound
Teaching unions welcome Government u-turn on bringing Leaving Cert students into school Teaching unions welcome Government u-turn on bringing Leaving Cert students into school
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The Teachers Union of Ireland's welcoming the Government's decision not to let Leaving Cert students go to school on Monday. The u-turn

The Teachers Union of Ireland's welcoming the Government's decision not to let Leaving Cert students go to school on Monday.

The u-turn means sixth year pupils won't be in class three days a week, but will be taught remotely until the end of this month instead.

The Government changed its mind after pressure from the teaching unions the ASTI and TUI who said their members wouldn't teach in class.

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TUI General Secretary, Michael Gillepsie says it's the right decision:

ASTI President, Ann Piggott is pleased the Government has listened to teachers' concerns:

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