Unequal pay for teachers leading to ‘brain drain’ from the profession

Ireland“Unequal pay for teachers is causing a ‘brain drain’ which has the potential to seriously undermine children’s education, trade unions have warned. The claim was made at a protest outside the Dáil on Wednesday which called on the Government to restore pay equality for newly qualified teachers. Teachers hired over the past seven years are on lower pay scales due to austerity-era pay cuts …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 7 March]

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