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.