Increased resource teaching hours will be offset by rise in student numbers – Mc Conalogue

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A Donegal Deputy says an increase in resource teaching hours announced by the education Minister will make little impact on the overall resource teacher shortage.

Fianna Fail's Education Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue says Jan O'Sullivan's announcement of 237 teaching posts for the next term will be offset by an increase in student numbers.

Deputy McConalogue says the teacher shortage is felt most in smaller schools..........