Bulletin 5 - Boycott of New Assessment Arrangements
Monday, 10 June 13
From Tuesday 16 April 2013, the Northern Committee of INTO instructed members to boycott all aspects of the arrangements for the new end of key stage Cross Curricular Skills assessment in schools. This includes the arrangements for reporting levels of progression to parents.
Belfast Pride Parade
Thursday, 30 May 13
This year's Belfast Pride Parade will take place on Saturday 6 July 2013 setting off from Customs House Square.
Annual Vere Foster Lecture
Wednesday, 22 May 13
Jimmy McDermott, INTO member and distinguished local historian will deliver this year's Annual INTO Vere Foster Lecture.
WELB Link: Delivering Social Change Project
Monday, 20 May 13
The Delivering Social Change Signature Project, announced in October 2012 by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, aims to employ an additional 230 recently graduated teachers, who are not currently in a permanent teaching post, on a two-year fixed term contract to enable schools to deliver tuition and support for children in primary and post-primary schools who are currently struggling to achieve basic educational standards.
1913 Dublin Lock Out Commemorative Lecture
Thursday, 16 May 13
Newry Branch of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) are organising a commemorative lecture to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1913 Dublin Lockout.
Spanish Civil War Essay Competition
Tuesday, 14 May 13
FIBI's second annual essay competition for second level students in Ireland is now open. The winner will be invited to read their essay in Madrid during February 2014.