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The Government has failed to "seize upon an opportunity to advance a real equality agenda" in Budget 2021 by not increasing funding for the childcare sector.
When we look at the world around us, technology’s influence over individuals is quite incalculable. Business meetings take place over Zoom, bank accounts are accessed from our smartphones, and it is likely that those under the age of 12 do not know the concept of chalk and a blackboard, with most classrooms using interactive whiteboards. Yes this is the generation of tech but what about those who are not tech savvy?
"A failure to fully understand and address the needs of those working in the Arts" is how a former Mayor of Galway has described the measures relating to artists and arts workers in the Government's July stimulus package.
Women's participation in the workforce remains low because of "Ireland’s unaffordable childcare costs", and it will go lower unless the State introduces a universal public childcare system.
The Government must “step up and support” new parents who are being faced with an “unacceptable choice” between securing childcare and fully returning to work.
A list of “rebranded and repackaged commitments”, full of “deliberately vague” language, and a worrying lack of costings, is how one local politician has described the new programme for government.
Comments by the Health Minister that families will have to secure a “dig out” for getting childcare, shows the Government has a "derisory understanding" of the importance of childcare for working parents.
Every home has an unused guitar, tin whistle, tennis racket, or running machine, and a call has gone out for these to be donated to clubs, schools and individuals across the city and county.
Fred Johnston, poet, author, critic
The Covid-19 pandemic has "highlighted the unsustainability" of the State exams "in their current form", and further exposes the "limitations of exams which place so much emphasis on a few weeks at the end of a student’s school life".