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Monday, 11 June 2012

IRELAND: Government criticised over scrapping of modern languages scheme

THE GOVERNMENT HAS been criticised by opposition parties for the decision to abolish the Modern Languages in Primary Schools Initiative (MLPSI).

The initiative was set up in 1998 by the then education minister Micheál Martin to introduce modern languages such as Italian, Spanish, German and French, in fifth and sixth class.


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