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November 2017

Teacher unions outline recruitment crisis in teaching profession as a result of pay inequality
Thursday, 30 November 17
Pay inequality has created a teacher recruitment and retention crisis that will have severe repercussions for the education system unless it is urgently tackled, according to the three main teacher unions

New “pending enrolments” option on the POD
Wednesday, 29 November 17
The DES has announced that a new option called “Pending Enrolments” has been developed on the Primary OnLine Database (POD)

NCSE: Recruitment to the position of Specialist Lead for the Education of Children/Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Tuesday, 28 November 17
The National Council for Special Education (NCSE), through the Public Appointments Service, seeks applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Specialist Lead for the Education of Children/Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Retrospective Vetting: Circular 0072/2017
Tuesday, 28 November 17
Reminder to schools regarding the deadline of 31 December 2017 for the retrospective vetting of teaching staff, non-teaching staff and others

Facebook Live: Supplementary Panel and CIDs
Monday, 27 November 17
INTO will be on Facebook Live discussing the supplementary panel and CIDs at 4 pm tomorrow (Tuesday 28 November)

Supplementary Panel & CID Information Meeting, Co. Galway
Wednesday, 22 November 17
Thursday 23 November 2017 - Claregalway Hotel, Claregalway, Co. Galway

Get involved in Universal Children’s Day
Monday, 20 November 17
Universal Children’s Day is being celebrated globally on Monday 20 November

RDS STEM Learning National Conference for Primary School Teachers
Monday, 20 November 17
Astronomy and Space Exploration as tools for a classroom of the 21st century

INTO Education Conference: ICT in Education – Policy, Practice and Pedagogy
Friday, 17 November 17
The INTO Education Conference 2017 takes place in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny, on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November

Supplementary Panel 2018/19 School Year
Tuesday, 14 November 17
Apply to DES by Friday 8 December 2017

Mathematics Curriculum
Tuesday, 14 November 17
Draft mathematics curriculum published for consultation

There Goes the Bell
Tuesday, 14 November 17
New play from Cork RTAI Drama Group

InTouch Magazine – December edition
Monday, 13 November 17
Today (Monday 13 November) is the copy deadline for the December issue of InTouch

Irish Tax Support/EDUC Mortgages: Professional advice and services to INTO members
Monday, 13 November 17
Irish Tax Support and EDUC Mortgages will hold FREE joint seminars for INTO members and their families

Annual mass for deceased members
Monday, 13 November 17
The annual mass will be held in Club na Múinteoirí on Monday 13 November 2017 at 7.30 p.m.

INTO Education Conference 2017
Friday, 10 November 17
The 2017 INTO Education Conference brochure / agenda has been published and is available here

DES Circular 0063/2017: Training for Principals, Chairpersons and Independent Assessors
Friday, 10 November 17
13 November, 2017. Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs, Wicklow

Geoweek
Friday, 10 November 17
The Geographical Society of Ireland Geography Awareness week (Geoweek) runs from 12 to 18 November 2017

The all-island ‘Decade of Centenaries’ history competition 2018
Thursday, 9 November 17
As part of the ‘Decade of Centenaries’ (2012-2022) commemorations, schools and students at all levels of primary and post-primary schools across Ireland are invited, in the 2017-18 school year, to enter the fifth annual schools’ history competition

Job Share Register
Thursday, 9 November 17
Members interested in job-sharing can avail of a register provided by INTO Head Office in the Members’ Area of the website

INTO Meetings today
Thursday, 9 November 17
The following INTO meetings will be held today (Thursday, 9 November 2017)

New Guide on Employment Equality Law
Wednesday, 8 November 17
7 Nov 2017.The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has published a comprehensive new guide to employment equality law in the Republic of Ireland

INTO Meetings today
Wednesday, 8 November 17
The following INTO meetings will be held today (Wednesday, 8 November 2017)

Oireachtas Education Committee
Tuesday, 7 November 17
The next meeting of the Joint Committee on Education and Skills will take place on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 at 4.00 p.m. in Committee Room 3, LH 2000, Leinster House.

InTouch November 2017
Tuesday, 7 November 17
November edition of InTouch posting to schools today and tomorrow

Specialist Lead for the Education of Children/Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Tuesday, 7 November 17
The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) was set up to improve the delivery of education services to persons with special educational needs arising from disabilities with particular emphasis on children

INTO Meetings today
Tuesday, 7 November 17
The following INTO meetings will be held today (Tuesday, 7 November 2017)

DES Circular 0063/2017: Training for Principals, Chairpersons and Independent Assessors
Monday, 6 November 17
A series of 8 training seminars for Interview Board Members who are required to implement the provisions of Circular 0063/2017

INTO Education Consultative Conference 2017
Monday, 6 November 17
The 2017 INTO Education Conference takes place in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny, on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November

INTO General Secretary Appointed to Gender Equality Taskforce for Higher Education
Monday, 6 November 17
The general secretary of the INTO Sheila Nunan has been appointed to the Gender Equality Taskforce for Higher Education established today (6 November 2017) by Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education.

INTO Meetings today
Monday, 6 November 17
The following INTO meetings will be held today (Monday, 6 November 2017)

Travel Pass
Friday, 3 November 17
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 06 November 2017

Cycle to Work Scheme
Thursday, 2 November 17
The DES has published Circular 0066/2017 relating to the Cycle to Work Scheme.