Secondary teachers unions striking over Junior Cert reform

Claudia Kennedy C20 MEMBER Presenting motions at NYC.

800 Donegal post-primary teachers are taking part in a strike today in protest at changes to the Junior Cert.

Members of the TUI and the ASTI will be on picket lines outside schools across the county.

The main sticking point in the dispute is the requirement for teachers to assess their own students exams.

Teacher and Donegal TUI member Claudia Kennedy says the government is trying to put teachers in a very difficult position........