Education


Dear Ed….

So, I wrote to Ed Byrne, President of the ASTI, during the week of the latest ballot. It was my ...
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Teach Anyway

Teachers,You will be told that your holidays are too long; teach anyway.You will be told that you must raise standards ...
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The ASTI Need To Get This One Thing Right For Once.

So I was reading this Irish Times the other day when I came across this nugget from Carl O'Brien which ...
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If You Take Off Your Earphones, You’ll Hear The DES Laughing At You.

Negotiations In any dispute between two or more parties, where they decide to engage in negotiations, there is always a ...
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What Brian Did.

Brian Mooney was on Today with Sean O'Rourke on RTE Radio. I don't know Brian. I've never met him. I ...
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The Minister for Education Can’t Figure Out This Sum – Can You?

Let me start off by 'making myself popular' as my wife would say! I like Richard Bruton. I know I ...
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You Won’t Believe What the Minister for Education Said About The ASTI Strike

I've never been one to go with the flow, to accept that just because 'everyone else' is doing something, I ...
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Minister for Education Says Equality is a Negotiating Point, Not A Right

Minster for Education Richard Bruton was on RTE’s Morning Ireland programme on Wednesday 26th October and had some interesting perspectives ...
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Unequal Pay Is Wrong And The National Parents Council Should Say So To The Government

I am a strong believer that it takes a village to rare a child. Teachers are only part of the ...
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The Good Wednesday Agreement?

So I promised a solution. And then it hit me that I promised a solution! The fact is, from where ...
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