Teachers maintain the changes will will undermine standards, equity and fairness.
The protesta are being organised by second-level teacher unions the ASTI and the TUI.
Neill Curran is the Donegal representative for the ASTI – He says more strike action next term seems likely, particularly as parents are being supportive of the teachers’ action:
The Education Minister says as long as teaching unions maintain a complete veto on Junior Cert reform proposals, everyone loses.
Minister O'Sullivan says she has moved considerably on the proposals and is urging unions to return to the talks table: