NABMSE to appear at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on substitution, recruitment and retention of teachers

Date: Feb 19, 2018

The next meeting of the Joint Committee on Education and Skills is due to take place on Tuesday, 20th February 2018 at 4.00 p.m. in Committee Room 3.


The apparent shortage of substitute teachers throughout the State and issues related to the recruitment and retention of teachers.
[Representatives from Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI); Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO); National Association of Principals & Deputy Principals (NAPD); Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN); Catholic Primary Schools Management Association (CPSMA); National Association of Boards of Management in Special Education (NABMSE); an Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta; the Teaching Council and Education & Training Boards Ireland (ETBI)]
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Please see opening statement (members only) here: