Fitness to Teach

Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They’re Not Out to Get You! The Irish Times reports that the Minister for Education has decided that ‘Fitness-to-Teach’ hearings will be held in public and she will amend the Teaching Council Act 2001 to include this.   This is a very serious step […]

Minister for Education Overrules The Professionals on Fitness-To-Teach Hearings

  So, I was flitting through the tweets from the weekend trying to catch up on what was occurring. The first thing I noticed was the announcement by the Teaching Council that teachers would have to do mandatory ‘upskilling’ ( mandatory-for-teachers-1.1952456 ).   A few things struck me about this. […]