Education

Fine Gael Proposals to Address Primary School Class Size Issue are Worth Considering

Proposals put forward by Fine Gael to address the increase in class sizes in Primary Schools as proposed in November’s budget have received support from Kilkenny Green Party Councillor, Malcolm Noonan. Councillor Noonan said that the proposals are worth considering by Government and could prevent the overcrowding situation in many primary schools from getting worse. He also welcomed the non partisan approach taken by their frontbench spokesperson on Education, Brian…

Primary Class Size Increase Will Further Disadvantage Children

Speaking following the Dail Debate on Education cuts yesterday, Green Party Councillor Malcolm Noonan has spoken of his outrage at the refusal of Education Minister, Batt O Keefe to reconsider the class size issue and other unfair measures delivered in the 2009 budget. He also expressed his disappointment that his own party is not taking a stronger stand