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Teacher supply crisis

The education of children and young people is dependent on a strong and supported teaching workforce. It is vital that teaching is seen as an attractive and viable career for graduates and school leavers. The ASTI has demanded radical action in order to curb Ireland’s teacher supply crisis and ensure that second-level students get the education they deserve.

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Senior Cycle Redevelopment

Teachers need to be at the heart of the consultation process rather than considered as another one of the education stakeholders.

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Class Size

Class sizes in the Junior Cycle in 2020 in Irish second-level schools remain higher than EU or OECD averages.

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Teacher Workload

Research shows that new initiatives & additional demands on second-level schools have led to an unsustainable work burden and increased levels of stress for teachers.

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