Dáil Issues

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Dáil Issues, Education, Oral Questions, Parliamentary Questions

The Minister is missing the point of the Question, the workers unions at NUI Galway have no confidence in this task force which has little experience in these issues and has produced what is a weak list of recommendations. An independent inquiry needs to be established to investigate the culture of gender discrimination, intimidation and bullying at NUI Galway.   

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills in view of the damage to the reputation of the National University of Ireland by recent high profile discrimination against female academic staff and applicants at NUI Galway, if she will back SIPTU’s call for an Independent Equality Review.
Clare Daly
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Dáil Issues, Education, Oral Questions

Clare raises key INTO demands for a better primary education with Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan. Urgent need to address the worst pupil/teacher ratio/class sizes in the Eurozone, and increase the amount of capitation per student at primary level to ensure all our young people have the best chances in life. Disadvantage in the early years carries through the system.
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Dáil Issues, Education, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the steps she has taken to bring science policy within the ambit of her Department, in view of the fact that scientific research, particularly basic research, is something that is inappropriately served, when it falls under the aegis of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, in view of the fact that the Department, by definition, is committed to short-term job creation, rather than long-term educational goals.
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Dáil Issues, Education

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the basis upon which she is satisfied that there is no religious discrimination in the admissions policy of national schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter.
– Clare Daly.
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