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ASTI will strive to improve fairness, equity in Calculated Grades for Leaving Cert 2020 process

ASTI will strive to improve fairness, equity in Calculated Grades for Leaving Cert 2020 process

  • 9 May 2020
  • Press releases

Standing Committee discusses Leaving Cert announcement

Standing Committee discusses Leaving Cert announcement

  • 8 May 2020
  • Press releases

ASTI welcomes State Certification for students completing Junior Cycle

ASTI welcomes State Certification for students completing Junior Cycle

  • 29 April 2020
  • Press releases

JC 2020: Assessment and reporting guidelines

JC 2020: Assessment and reporting guidelines

  • 29 April 2020
  • Press releases

ASTI will work to support delayed Leaving Certificate

The ASTI has stated that it will work to support the Minister for Education and Skills’ decision to postpone the June Leaving Certificate examinations until later this year.

  • 14 April 2020
  • Press releases

ASTI responds to Leaving Cert announcement

The ASTI welcomes in principle the announcement today that the Leaving Cert exams will go ahead this year. ASTI President Deirdre Mac Donald said teachers are wholly committed to supporting their students at this time, as has been evidenced by their enormous efforts in recent weeks.

  • 10 April 2020
  • Press releases

Lack of consultation unacceptable

The ASTI wishes to put on record its view that the publication of the document Guidance on Continuity of Schooling without consultation with the teacher unions is totally unacceptable.

  • 3 April 2020
  • Press releases

Press statement – teacher conferences postponed

The three teaching unions, the ASTI, INTO and TUI, have today taken the decision to postpone our forthcoming Easter conferences.

  • 29 March 2020
  • Press releases

Department Circular at variance with agreed arrangements

The ASTI has accused the Department of Education and Skills of issuing a Circular to schools which is at variance with agreed arrangements for the scheduling of Junior Cycle Subject Learning and Assessment Review (SLAR) meetings.

  • 27 February 2020
  • Press releases

Political parties must commit to increased investment in education

The ASTI is calling on the political parties to ensure children and young people are prioritised by the next Government by committing to spending 2% of GDP on second-level education, which would bring Ireland into line with the OECD average.

  • 30 January 2020
  • Press releases

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