Deputy McConalogue told that school jobs cuts won’t be reversed

first_img Pinterest NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly By News Highland – December 14, 2011 Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp WhatsApp Deputy McConalogue told that school jobs cuts won’t be reversed Google+ The Government will not be reversing it’s decision to remove 428 posts allocated to disadvantaged schools around the country.The rules on class sizes under the Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools programme  are to be changed and will see disadvantaged schools class sizes increase to 22 pupils.In the Dail last night Donegal North-East Deputy, Charlie McConalogue called on the Government to reverse their decision.He says as a result of this decision, many schools in Donegal would suffer:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/cmcc830teachers.mp3[/podcast]But the Education Minister Ruari Quinn said the decision couldnt be reversed.He said a number of teaching posts would be held in reserve to reduce the impact to schools most acutely affected.And he said the Department of Education would examine staffing arrangements on a case by case basis to ensure the changes to staffing arrangements would be minimised as much as possible:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/quinn830teachers.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Pinterest Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Previous articleHighest ever wave in Irish waters recorded off DonegalNext articleEircom fails to answer Letterkenny Council’s calls News Highland 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Google+ Facebook Twitter Newsx Adverts Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img

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