INTO says €1bn investment in science favours ‘tiny elite’

“A teaching union has accused the government of investing millions in a tiny elite of students involved in science and research while under-investing in primary education. Almost €1.5bn of taxpayers’ money has been spent on science research and innovation since the start of the last year compared to what the INTO said was ‘under-investment’ in primary education. Union general secretary John Carr said the Government was cutting back educational spending that benefited everyone while investing in a small number of elite students …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 15 December]

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