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March 2012

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



INDEX OF ARTICLES

Keeping InTouch
Editorial - Move on allowances is a move too far; Staffing circular for 2012/13 issued; Minister warns on Croke Park Agreement; Dáil hearing on 'larcenous' pension charges; Government policy on small schools misguided

INTO News
Task Force on Teacher Employment final report; INTO meets groups on staffing; INTO Bursary Awards 2012; ASTI-IFUT-INTO-TUI Executives meet; In the media; Frank's friends help fight cancer by completing challenging cycle; INTO Benefits for members; 40 new heritage specialists to join Heritage in Schools Scheme; INTO Seminars for Principal Teachers; Facing an enormous task in Addis Ababa

INTO Advice
Misneach Application Form; School transport for children with special educational needs; The journey from student to teacher; Smoking and health risks

Newsdesk
Teachers' Musical Society presents The Wiz; DEIS evaluations; Inaugural address of Mary Immaculate College President; Seán Ó Foghlú; Presentation to St Pat's; New policy on deaf education; Students protest at threat to allowances; World Book Day Competition; Cumann na mBunscol Awards; Webwise Primary School Programme; Wicklow school wins Our World Irish Aid Award; Viva la Vida Valenciano

Teaching Matters
Apps to Support Literacy in the Classroom; Virtual performance; Personality and the mind; Using concept cartoons; The 'fitness' debate; Schools that blog - what's the attraction?; Real scientists play ball; Áiseanna as Seideán Sí; Celebrating International Women's Day 2012; Children as Data Detectives; March - zoom in on vegetables; Anyone see my Kwackagee?; The heart of the matter... immigrant children and infant classes

Finishing Touches
Noticeboard - upcoming events; Comhar Linn Crossword; Scoilnet Panel