INTO says too many pupils in Cork still learn in a classroom of 30 or more pupils
That’s according to the Irish National Teachers Organisation who say Irish primary school classes remain the largest in the European Union.
21 percent of schools in Cork have “supersized” classes of more than thirty students per classroom with 173 schools having at least one over-sized class.
The I.N.T.O is calling on government to reduce class sizes and commit to better learning outcomes for Irish primary school children.
Speaking to RedFM News I.N.T.O General Secretary John Boyle says proper resources need to be put in place: