first_img Pinterest INTO calls for a renewed focus on reducing class sizes Facebook The INTO says a quarter of Irish promary pupils are in supersize classes.At present, the Department of Education provides a teacher for every 27 pupils, however, the Irish National Teachers Organisation says more than 130 thousand children are in classes of 30 or more, representing almost 24% of the total.In Donegal, the figure is 4,200, representing almost 23%, slightly below the national average.The INTO is calling on the next government to reduce class sizes to 22 over the next 5 years.John Boyle is the Vice President of the INTO, He says some junior infant pupils in his Dublin school are in classes of 34…………..Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published By admin – April 25, 2016 Homepage BannerNews LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Previous articleStoke awaiting details on the full extend of Shay’s injuryNext articleInvestigation launched following death of farmer in bull attack in County Tyrone admin center_img WhatsApp Facebook GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme WhatsApp Google+ Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more