Reschedule RE lessons, Irish schools told
CHRISTIAN religious-education lessons in Irish primary schools
should be scheduled at the beginning or end of the daily timetables
in order to allow those of other faiths or none to opt out, the
Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn, has said.
He told the annual conference of the Irish National Teachers'
Organisation on Monday that the Roman Catholic Church, as patron of
the majority of such schools, had failed to provide information on
how national schools could be more inclusive in ...
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