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A dispute over the legal cover for Leaving Cert teachers has been resolved between the Department of Education and ASTI. The union had concerns the state indemnity being offered didn’t go far enough in protecting teachers from potential claims by students. They’ve received clarification that if a pupil, unhappy with…

The ASTI says it has concerns the indemnity brought in around calculated grades doesn’t protect teachers enough. The union believe it covers schools and principals but has received legal advice and is requesting the Minister for Education Joe McHugh and the Department of Education to provide full indemnity. Guidelines were…