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Press Notice Congress 14/03/16

INTO ANNUAL CONGRESS 2016

Monday, 14 March 2016

DIARY NOTICE
IRISH NATIONAL TEACHERS’ ORGANISATION
INTO ANNUAL CONGRESS 2016

The Annual Congress of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation will take place

in:        Whites Hotel, Wexford
from:   Monday 28 March 2016
to:        Wednesday 30 March 2016

Members of the media are welcome to attend public sessions of the conference.

To make arrangements to attend the conference or to get further information, please contact Peter Mullan, Press Officer INTO on pmullan@into.ie or 01 804 7764 or 086 2643 558 or Maxine Cros, on mcros@into.ie or 01 804 7777.

Approximately 850 delegates representing 33,000 primary teachers in the south and 7,000 teachers in the north will attend.

The Conference will be addressed at its opening session at 2pm on Monday 28 March 2016 by the INTO President, Emma Dineen.

On Tuesday 29 March 2016 INTO General Secretary, Sheila Nunan will address the conference.

This year INTO Congress will be dominated by educational and industrial relations issues of concern to primary teachers. These include pay and conditions of employment of new teachers, the funding of schools, the ban on promotion, school leadership, the primary school curriculum, special needs teaching, tackling disadvantage and assaults on teachers.

The Conference continues until 3.00pm on Wednesday 30th March 2016.

Agenda

Monday 28th March

 

2.00 – 4.00pm President’s Address – INTO President Emma Dineen
  Speech Patricia King, ICTU General Secretary

 

Tuesday 29th March  
9.00am – 1.00pm Public Session
  Speech by Sheila Nunan, INTO General Secretary
  Motions to Congress
1.00 – 2.00pm Lunch
2.00 – 3.30pm Motions to Congress

 

Wednesday 30th March  
9.00am Motions to Congress
11.00am Coffee Break
11.20am – 12.20pm Private Session
12.20pm Motions to Congress
2.00pm Close of INTO Congress


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