Teaching unions call for Christmas holidays to be brought forward

first_img Pinterest Google+ Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Second level teaching unions are calling for the school Christmas holidays to be brought forward to boost morale.Schools are due to finish up on December 22nd, but some unions want the break moved to Friday December 18th, so students and teachers can restrict their movements before visiting elderly relatives.Education Minister Norma Foley yesterday ruled out any elongated Christmas break.But Teachers Union of Ireland General Secretary Michael Gillespie says they want to feel safe over Christmas:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/teachers10.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp By News Highland – November 18, 2020 Pinterest Previous articleKeeping an ‘eye’ on Oldtown Bridge not good enough – McMonagleNext articleDeveloper behind Meenbog Wind farm urged to halt plans News Highland Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th AudioHomepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 Teaching unions call for Christmas holidays to be brought forward Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitterlast_img read more