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InTouch March 2009

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



INDEX OF ARTICLES

In The News
Government must come to the table; Dáil debates Labour Party motion on levy; GAA oral history project; How many press releases does it take to build a school?; Congress 2009; Teachers' Musical Society; Tanzanian teacher whipping move; INTO/STSG

National News
Candidates for INTO General Secretary

Conditions of Employment

Redeployment Panel arrangements

Legal, Industrial Relations and Equality
New disciplinary procedures for teachers; Tax relief on Teaching Council renewal fee

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
Suppression of 128 MGLD classes; NCSE lays out work programme; Signposts Resource Pack; Vere Foster Medal winner

Equality
Experiences of inequality; Families - patterns and trends; Calendar of LGB Group finalised

Education
INTO Bursary awards 2009; Teachers' salaries in Zimbabwe; Summer Workshops for fifth and sixth classes

Principals
Tóraíocht - a leadership journey; LDS cutback discussed by partners; PDC reviews challenges

Central Executive/Head Office News
Launch of INTO online services and membership card; Election - General Secretary Nominations Received

National News
Election Notices; The Children's Medical and Research Foundation; The Active School Flag; The Ark - A Cultural Centre for Children; info@ncca moves online; GAA 125 schools day; Schools resources from the GAA; GAA Coach Education; GAA coaching in schools; The GAA Strategic Plan and Go Games

Cumann na mBunscol
Comhairle Seminar in Croke Park; Lively Debate in Cavan!; INTO Congress

National News
World Book Day Competition; Show Racism the Red Card; Niall Mellon Township Building Blitz

Teacher to Teacher

Equine Assisted Learning

Platform
There is a better, fairer way; The Education Cuts

Teacher to Teacher
To teach or not to teach PE; Interculturalism in education; Informal music making in the classroom: an overview

Tips
Just the tablet for ICT recession blues; Toying with timelines; NCTE professional development; Watch Your Space