Education Minister doesn’t realise impact of cuts on guidance Counselors

first_imgNews WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleOmagh man appears in court charged with kidnapping and blackmailNext article‘Riverine Autumn School’ to bring Lifford and Strabane communities together News Highland By News Highland – October 12, 2012 Google+ A Donegal TD says Education Minister Ruairí Quinn is refusing to recognise the impact of cuts to guidance counselors in schools across the country.Schools no longer get a special allocation, and must fund guidance services from their standard teaching allocation.When the TUI president was in Donegal this week, he identified this as one of the key concerns for the union.Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue, the Fianna Fail Education Sportsperson says Minster Quinn should be carrying out an audit to ensure that funding cuts do not impact on the guidance and counselling services available in schools.He pointed to an incident in Wexford where a student was hospitalised after failing to see a counselor, and the school subsequently got more money.Deputy Mc Conalogue says it’s not acceptable that a reactive approach is being taken……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/charlfri.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Twittercenter_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Education Minister doesn’t realise impact of cuts on guidance Counselors Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img read more