Donegal Deputy says cutbacks to guidance counsellors must be reversed

first_img Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue says cutbacks to guidance counsellors must be reversed after an ESRI report highlighted their importance to working class students.The study says students in less well-off schools are more reliant on advice from guidance services than better off schools, where pupils are more likely to have advice from parents who’ve gone through third level.Deputy Mc Conalogue says this underlines the impact of the Government’s cutbacks to guidance counsellors, and says the upcoming budget must be used to reinstate the service.He says it’s effecting the ability of many students to reach their potential……….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/charl1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Previous articleOver 2,000 students in Donegal receiving Leaving Cert results todayNext articleLauren Bacall dies at aged 89 News Highland News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Google+center_img Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp Donegal Deputy says cutbacks to guidance counsellors must be reversed By News Highland – August 13, 2014 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebooklast_img read more