A selection of articles from the national press urging Minister Quinn to reverse his decision to abolish the MLPSI.
Modern Languages Initiative is Vital -The Irish Examiner THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
Lost for Words – The Irish Times – Saturday, December 17, 2011
David McWilliams: If our future is in Europe, we have to talk the talk. – The Independent, Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Thousands speak out over language cuts – The Independent, Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Reaction to education cuts in the Budget
The cutting of modern languages in primary school must be one of the most short-sighted policies in the Budget. The €2.5 million that the scheme cost will not be saved but transferred to another area of the Dept and some of the teachers involved (part-timers) will end up on the dole making this cut a net cost for the Dept.