Ireland: Language teaching cuts criticized

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at
Sat Feb 28 01:27:35 UTC 2009

 Forwarded From:  edling at

RTE News

Language teaching cuts criticized

Minister for Education Batt O'Keeffe has rejected the implication that
there will be political interference in the appointment of additional
language support teachers in primary schools.

The Minister was commenting after figures compiled by school
principals in one Dublin suburb showed potential dramatic losses in
language teacher numbers.

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 Harold F. Schiffman

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 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
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