Monday 20 November 2017

Katherine Donnelly: Still a lot of issues to be settled in talks with ASTI

ASTI President Ed Byrne and ASTI General Secretary Kieran Christie with secondary school teachers and ASTI members pictured on the picket line outside Pobalscoil Neasáin, Baldoyle, Dublin. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
ASTI President Ed Byrne and ASTI General Secretary Kieran Christie with secondary school teachers and ASTI members pictured on the picket line outside Pobalscoil Neasáin, Baldoyle, Dublin. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
Katherine Donnelly

Katherine Donnelly

Peace talks are underway in the dispute that closed hundreds of second-level schools for three days.

Normal school business resumed yesterday, after both sides accepted an invitation from the Teachers' Conciliation Council, the equivalent of the Workplace Relations Commission for teachers.

The Association of Secondary Teachers' Ireland (ASTI) called off two forms of industrial action to allow for the discussions, which are expected to continue for the rest of this month.

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