Tuesday, 14 December 2010
Department of Education and Science
Question 82: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 226 of 29 September 2010, if the staff side have indicated their views on the matter; the progress made towards completion of the consultation process in respect of contracts of indefinite duration for unqualified or incompletely qualified teachers; when the final contract for use by schools and vocational educational committees will be issued; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46950/10]
A draft contract of indefinite duration and draft fixed term contracts for unqualified individuals employed in teaching posts have been sent to the Staff side, and their views are awaited.
The final contracts will be issued for use by schools and VECs when the consultation process is completed.