The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has expressed "disappointment and dismay" at confirmation that the delivery of 10,000 C02 monitors to schools will be delayed for some weeks.
The ASTI union said the monitors constitute an important extra tool in the fight to ensure that Covid-19 transmission is minimised in schools and it is "disheartening in the extreme" that the roll-out has been delayed.
The Teachers' Union of Ireland described the delay as "extremely disappointing". It said: "We have made strong representation to the Department of Education today that the outstanding allocation of these monitors must be delivered to schools as soon as is possible." The delivery of C02 monitors to schools was scheduled to be completed by