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InTouch May 2003

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Check the index below for a list of articles published in this issue.



INDEX OF ARTICLES

National and International News
Sean Rowley: Incoming INTO President; Austin Corcoran: Incoming INTO Vice President; Back Money in May; INTO Meets with Minister; School Accommodation - Escalation of INTO Campaign

Conditions of Employment
Redeployment Panels; Sick Leave and Holidays; Aid for School Books Grant Scheme

Legal & Industrial Relations
Freedom of Information Ruling on Tuairiscí Scoile; Former Principal not to Appeal Dismissal

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
EDC Recommendations to Minister; New Phase of Workload Campaign

Education
Language in the Primary School; Special Education

Equality
Membership of the Traveller Community; The Traveller Community - Resources; The Irish Traveller Movement on Education

Central Executive Committee - Head Office News
Vere Foster - First President of the INTO; New CEC Representative; Statement of Service History; Smoking - Current Legislation; The Children's Medical and Research Foundation; New INTO Publications on Special Education; New INTO Staff Representatives' Handbook; 63% Refund on Fees; Teacher Supply Figures

Media Report
INTO Media Co-ordinators 2002-2003

INTO Annual Congress
A Rollercoaster Year; College Head Calls on Government to Deliver; Minister Outlines Vision for the Future; General Secretary Responds with Style; Workload and Buildings First Up; Teacher Supply and Education Issues Debated; Resolutions Adopted; Áiseann Teagaisc; Resolutions Adopted in Private Session; Religion, Sport and Gender Dominate the Last Day

Educational Disadvantage
Profiles in Disadvantage; Support Teacher Scheme; The Visiting Teacher Service for Traveller Children; The Home School Community Liaison Scheme (HSCL); Facts and Figures on Educational Disadvantage

Platform
Is There Equal Opportunity in Irish Education?

Northern Ireland News
Rita Fox Chair of Northern Committee; Department of Education Betrays Principals and Vice Principals; Maternity and Paternity Arrangements; New Guidance to Help Pregnant Women at Work; Using the Law to Protect Your Information; Teachers' Salaries 2003/2004; Performance Management; Work in Progress - INTO Leads Debate on Review of Bullying/Harassment Procedures