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InTouch January/February 2007

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



INDEX OF ARTICLES

Main Theme: Class Size

In the News
New National Plan must include IT; INTO rejects separation of salary scale; New CEC Representative for District III - Gerard McGeehan; Inflation rise causes concern; Political Coverage; Assessment

National News
Cover Story - What happened to 20:1?

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
Tom on Special Ed Council; New NCSE members; €18 million for Educational Disadvantage; 25 for NEPS; EPSEN Plan

Education
Voice project; INTO Library; Arts education programme; Reporting to parents; Resource Materials Writers Needed; Conflict Resolution with Young Children

Legal, Industrial Relations and Equality
Draft Codes of Professional Development; INTO Calls for SCG Clarification; INTO raises discipline in schools; Teaching in a changing society

Equality
'Dignity at Work' conference attracts interest; Year of equal opportunities; Gairm a dhéanann difir

Conditions of Employment
Teachers' Salary Scales and Allowances; Rates of pay for substitute teachers

Newly Qualified Teachers
Attention Principals! - National Pilot Project on Teacher Induction

Media Report
Prime Time investigates; Special Needs Children; Psychological assessments

National and International News
Joe calls for support of Gaeilge; Educationa International; Right to Read expands; Monsignor Dan; INTO President Honoured by Presentation Brothers

Teacher to Teacher
Workplace Bullying - What's all the fuss about?

INTO Website and ICT
New INTO Electronic Newsletter Launched; Golden Spider for Gaelscoil; INTO Website Continues to Grow; Online returns from AGM

Northern News
New pension scheme; 2007 European year of equal opportunities; Teachers' Pay Update; Academic selection: to be or not to be?; Taking a case to an industrial tribunal; Redundancy; Recognising discrimination and harassment - advice; Domestic violence - An INTO issue; Accelerating reading readiness

National News
15th Annual INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition; INTO Retirement Planning Seminars

Cumann na mBunscol
Minister attends Gala Award Ceremony; List of Winners of the 2006 Gaelic Telecom Awards

National News
Mary Immaculate past students; SO get into it; Bia ón bhFeirm; Target Tanzania; Modern language portfolio developed; Storytelling and Fairytales in Denmark; Borrowing money to buy a car; Amnesty International Trek Scotland 2007; Human Rights Education

Tips
Cooperation is the key to success!; Developing ICT - applying the ideas; Practical uses for ICT in mathematics; Let's Go Digital - Beyond the Blackboard