Dept ignored NCCA warning over teaching religion

Friday 30 March 2012 14.19
Documents relate to discussions between the Dept, NCCA, and VEC
Documents relate to discussions between the Dept, NCCA, and VEC

RTE's Education & Science Correspondent Emma O Kelly has obtained documents from the Department of Education under Freedom of Information which relate to the establishment of a controversial Religious Education programme in new State primary schools.

Many of those documents were posted on the RTÉ News website earlier this week.

The following documents relate to discussions between the Department, the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, and the VEC over the design of the new programme.

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