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InTouch October 2006

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



INDEX OF ARTICLES

Main Theme: Early Childhood Education Care and Education

In the News
Early Childhood - Who cares? (full length articles); EECERA Conference 2006; Class size reduction campaign; INTO mailing list re-launch; ICTU Votes to Acdept National Agreement 'Towards 2016'

National News
An Ghaeilge sa Bhunscoil (full length article)
Conditions of Employment
New changes to parental leave and force majeure leave; Staffing Appeals; School Closures for 2006/2007

Legal, Industrial Relations and Equality
Concern over appeals process; Provisional Recognition; New probation circular due

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
Consultative Forum Meets; PDC looks for your views; Free resources for teachers

Education
Seminar on teaching and learning of Irish; Early Childhood Seminars; NCCA Curriculum Review

Equality
€4,000 award in school admission case; No discrimination in supervision claim; Senator Sings Group's Praises

Newly Qualified Teachers
Your Probationary Year; Message from the General Secretary

Principals
Táinaiste Primary; OECD study on improving school leadership

Media Report
Church v INTO

National and International News
OECD Report 2006

National News
Golden Anniversary St Patrick's Graduation Class 1956; Youghal Branch Retirement

Tips
Reinvesting your SSIA - where to start

Cumann na mBunscol

INTO/GAA Cumann na mBunscol Mini-Sevens 2007

Teacher to Teacher
INTO Policy on Early Childhood Education; Early Start - Learning Through Play; The Framework for Early Learning; Early Childhood - Who's Who?; Relationships and Sexuality Education; A school with no children

Tips
Let's Get Dramatic!; Oral Language Ideas Using ICT

National News
Fly the Flag; A journey to nature's garden

Tributes
Cathriona Kelly; Bernie Bergin; Fiona Byrne (Bergin)