Why Change how Additional Teaching Resources are allocated to Schools? A Primary Support Teacher’s Response
Keywords:Resource Allocation, Support Teacher, SEN, Special Educational Needs, New Model
DEIRDRE WALSHE is a support teacher working in a large urban primary school.
Byrne, M. (2017) Why Change how Additional Teaching Resources are Allocated to Schools? REACH Journal of Special Needs Education in Ireland, Vol. 30(2), pp.76-84.
Department of Education and Science (2003) Circular 24/03: Allocation of Resources for Pupils with Special Educational Needs in National Schools, Dublin: Author.
Department of Education and Science (2005) Circular 02/05: Organisation of Teaching Resources for Pupils who Need Additional Support in Mainstream Primary Schools, Dublin: Author.
Department of Education and Skills (2011) Circular 0037/2011: To the Management Authorities of Primary Schools, Secondary, Community and Comprehensive Schools and the Chief Executive Officers of Vocational Education Committees on Revised Arrangements for the Provision of Resource Teaching Supports for the 2011/12 School Year, Dublin: Author.
Government of Ireland (2004) Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act, Dublin: The Stationery Office.
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