Motion: Junior Cycle Reform and History

IrelandMarie Louise O’Donnell (Independent): I move: That Seanad Éireann notes that we are currently in the midst of a decade of commemoration of the historical events that led to the foundation of the State; further notes that, while the State is articulating the value and premium it places on a younger generation being knowledgeable about that history, they are at the same time carving up history as a core/compulsory subject for the Junior Cycle; and calls on the Minister for Education and Skills to outline what plans she has in place to maintain history as a core/compulsory subject for the Junior Cycle …” (more)

[Seanad debates, 17 June]

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