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New Education Authority Must Deliver
Friday, 27 February 2015
Ms Nuala O Donnell, Senior Official, Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), told the annual Northern Conference of the Organisation, in the Radisson Roe Hotel, Limavady that the new Education Authority must deliver for teachers and schools.

Cost of Teacher Suspensions Grossly Excessive
Friday, 27 February 2015
A recent answer to an assembly question revealed that the cost of teacher suspensions was estimated by DE to be £943,648.74. The Department indicated that the costs arose from 11 individuals being suspended but did not indicate the length of each suspension or the reason for applying it.

Bullying Of Teachers Remains Significant Problem
Friday, 27 February 2015
Mr Tommy McGlone, Official, of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), told the annual Northern Conference of the Organisation, in the Radisson Roe Hotel, Limavady, that bullying remained a serious issue for teachers. Mr McGlone was speaking in a debate over the DE proposals to reform bullying policies for schools.

Proposed Pay Award Derisory
Friday, 27 February 2015
Ms Annmarie Conway, Chairperson of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), told the annual Northern Conference of the Organisation, in the Radisson Roe Hotel, Limavady, that a proposed pay award of up to 1% was insulting for teachers. Ms Conway was speaking to over 200 delegates at the opening of the conference.

Executive Focused on Cost – Not Value
Friday, 27 February 2015
The Northern Secretary of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), Mr Gerry Murphy hit out at the cost driven agenda of the NI Executive and the Department of Education. Speaking at the annual Northern Conference of the Organisation, in the Radisson Roe Hotel, Limavady, Mr Murphy told the assembled delegates that time was up for the cost driven agenda of the Executive.

INTO To Tell Minister That Lack of Budget is 'An Unacceptable Ransom' on Education
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Budget cuts, bullying and the overwhelming importance of education for our children and wider society will be at the forefront of the debate at this year's annual Northern Conference of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO).

Teacher Union Meets to Debate Funding Crisis
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
The annual Northern Conference of the Irish National Teachers` Organisation (INTO) will be held on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February 2015, in the Radisson Roe Hotel, Limavady.  It is expected that around 200 delegates from all educational sectors will attend the conference. The conference will debate a number of significant issues including educational funding, teacher workload, assessment, bullying and special needs provision.

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