Forty percent of NI pupils are leaving school without basic reading, writing and numeracy skills

Feb 19, 2013, 10:15 AM

A new audit report into education here calls for newly qualified teachers to be tested on their ability to teach literacy and numeracy skills. It also casts doubt on the Department of Education's ability to hit its target on improving the results of pupils from poorer backgrounds. We hear from Nigel Smyth from the CBI and former principal Michelle Marken. #bbcnolan