Blog Posts by Emma O Kelly

The ‘thorny issue’ of SNAs and JobBridge

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By Emma O Kelly, RTÉ’s Education Correspondent I spent the best part of a day last Monday phoning primary schools that had recently applied through JobBridge for Special Needs Assistants. I didn’t manage to call every school but I made … Continue reading

Testing times for Education Minister

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In three weeks time Jan O’Sullivan will engage in one of the first of many high profile media appearances as Minister for Education.

Media cycles and the teacher conference merry-go-round

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By Education Correspondent Emma O Kelly On Monday evening the teachers’ conferences begin and RTÉ News will be there, along with the rest of the country’s media, to report on the issues, the rows, and of course the minister’s address. … Continue reading