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McConalogue, Charlie

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Post-Leaving Certificate Courses

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of posts that will be lost in PLC schools as a result of the changes to the pupil teacher ratio in budget 2013 in view of the fact that a significant number of teachers in the further ed...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of persons teaching in PLC schools; the number that are in full time permanent posts and the number that are employed on part time fixed term contract posts; and if he will make a statem...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: in view of the fact that many of the 200 posts to be lost in PLC schools next year are specialist posts, the impact that this will have on cuts to specialist courses and the specialist courses that...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide a breakdown of the number of posts that will be lost in each of the colleges of further education next year following cuts to PLC schools in Budget 2013; and if he will make a st...More Button

Departmental Budgets

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide a breakdown of the €25 million in cash reserves in the third level institutions which he identified as part of his savings of €90 million in his Departments budget for 2013; if h...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide a breakdown of the €13 million in cash reserves in the vocational education committee sector which he identified as part of his savings of €90 million in his Departments budget f...More Button

Schools Building Projects Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he has ensured that all schools being constructed under public private partnership proposals will have inbuilt wifi and CCTV as part of their development.More Button

Student Grant Scheme Reform

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to introduce a capital assets test for means testing eligibility for third level student maintenance grants; the budget savings, if any, he has factored into his 2013 budget figures from ...More Button

Teacher Training Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if any level of subsidy will be provided for students in first year in 2012-2013 towards the cost of their two week teacher training courses over the Easter term break; and if he will make a statem...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the level of subsidy that was provided to each student undertaking primary teacher training courses in 2011-2012 towards their mandatory two week Irish training courses in a Gaeltacht college; and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he has decided to discontinue subsidising two week Irish training courses in the Gaeltacht, which are mandatory for first year students who are studying to become primary education teachers; and...More Button

Garda Deployment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the plans he is putting in place to improve border policing in County Donegal especially in view of a robbery of a post office in the South Inishowen area in the past two weeks.More Button

Treatment Abroad Scheme

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason a person (details supplied) in County Donegal is no longer being funded under the treatment abroad section; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button