Click here to download a document addressing frequently asked questions about the Junior Cert strike day which takes place next Tuesday, December 2nd.
Responding to the Minister for Education and Skills today, the second-level teacher unions - the ASTI and the TUI - said they are willing to engage in talks on the Framework for Junior Cycle on the basis that those talks address teachers’ concerns about assessing their own students and the resourcing of the Framework.
Talks today between the teacher unions – the ASTI and the TUI – and the Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan have not resolved the current impasse over the Framework for Junior Cycle.
The ASTI Standing Committee and TUI Executive Committee today voted to take a day’s strike action on Tuesday December 2nd and a further day of strike action in January 2015, the date to be decided, over the Junior Cycle impasse.
Update on Junior Cycle dispute
Talks between the teacher unions and the Department of Education and Skills on Junior Cycle reform broke down on Tuesday, November 11th.