Third of student teachers have financial difficulties

Ireland“More than a third of student teachers have experienced ‘serious’ or ‘very serious’ financial difficulties, to the extent where some have considered dropping out of the training process. The findings are based on the experiences of 391 second-level student teachers enrolled in the Professional Master of Education (PME) programme, with many having to resort to family and friends to help them out financially …” (more)

[Noel Baker, Irish Examiner, 5 July]

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