Teachers meet to discuss Junior Cycle

ASTI is particularly concerned over the introduction of 'common level' grading

Teachers meet to discuss Junior Cycle

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The union of Irish secondary school teachers is meeting today to discuss the framework for the new Junior Cycle.

ASTI members are currently engaged in industrial action over the issue, meaning only some of the reforms are being applied.

The union is particularly concerned over the introduction of 'common level' grading.

Kieran Christie, General Secretary of the ASTI, says that this change may have a detrimental effect on the education standards here: