Letter and Addendum to Minister of Education from the British and Irish Group of Teacher Unions (BIGTU)

Dear Colleagues,

Please see Letter and Addendum attached sent to Minister of Education, Joe Mc Hugh T.D. today by the the British and Irish Group of Teacher Unions (BIGTU) with regard to the issue of Schools and Colleges (see Addendum) reopening across the 4 jurisdictions of the UK and that of the Republic of Ireland, following an end to lockdown arrangements in all our countries.

Collectively BIGTU represents almost one million education practitioners and staff including teacher trade unions (IFUT and TUI) representing lecturing, teaching, research and senior administrative staff in Higher and Further Education institutions in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Kind regards,
Joan Donegan,
General Secretary,
Irish Federation of University Teachers.