Special Needs Axed
Posted on 18. Feb, 2009, in Caring for Children, Different abilities, EducationNo Comments
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Last Week the Minister for Education Batt O’Keefe announced his controversial decision to cut special teacher support for over 530 children with mild general learning disabilities. The move has unleashed a storm of protest from outraged parents and teachers across the country. On the day the cutbacks were announced Eileen Good spoke to Tina Kennedy, a Teaching Assistant from Dublin, who explained the implications in the class room which these surprise cutbacks would bring.
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