Dáil Éireann - Volume 611 - 06 December, 2005

Written Answers. - School Staffing.

  458. Mr. Healy asked the Minister for Education and Science if a school (details supplied) in County Tipperary and schools in the surrounding area will be designated as a pilot site for one of the 15 temporary pilot cluster posts to be put in place for teaching principals, particularly in view of the lack of qualified substitute teachers in the area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37962/05]

  Ms Hanafin: My Department is considering, in consultation with the relevant interests, the matter of the clusters of schools to be included in the pilot scheme. When a decision is taken on the matter, the authorities of the selected schools will be formally notified by my Department.