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Teaching Council of Ireland

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 15 July 2014

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Questions (310)

Jonathan O'Brien


310. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 78 of 8 July 2014, the date on which the Teaching Council will provide a report on proposals from the technical working group on the matter of teacher supply for priority subject; and the deadlines they have been given. [31411/14]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The Technical Working Group will develop and pilot a model of teacher supply and will generate policy recommendations for consideration by the Teaching Council in formulating advice for submission to the Minister for Education and skills on the matter of teacher supply. It is expected that an initial report will be received from the Teaching Council later this year and a final report is expected in 2015. The Teaching Council also intends to establish a Consultative Forum for stakeholders which will offer advice and feedback on proposals developed by the Technical Working Group.