Monday 24 July 2017

Our education failures cannot be put on backburner

Teachers' unions put too much focus on money and not half enough on students, writes Celia Larkin

DISCUSSIONS: Delegates at the TUI conference in Tralee, Co Kerry. Photo: Domnick Walsh "It is a higher joy to teach than to be taught."

-- R J Baughan

Forgive me if I got it wrong, but I thought teaching was about imparting knowledge and equipping the student with the skills necessary to cope with the ever-changing circumstances of today's society, and to give the best possible advantage.

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