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Check the index below for a list of articles published in this issue.
INDEX OF ARTICLES
Keeping InTouch • Editorial • Letters • Get the most out of SubSearch •10 things you should know
INTO News • Kindling the Flame: INTO 150 Year History (1868-2018) • Minor Works Grant • INTO calls for payment of grant •AGS and editor of InTouch to retire: Peter Mullan announces his retirement • Supplementary Panel 2018/19 school year: Apply by 8 December • Your INTO subscription: Where your subscription goes • PDC meets with FSSU: Financial Support Service Unit expanding services • News briefs • Cycle to Work Scheme • Job-share register • Branch organiser and SOC representative retires • Senior official completes Diploma in Employment Law • Retrospective vetting: Update on vetting • INTO meets with Andy Hargreaves: Renowned educationalist visits Head Office • Gender Equality Taskforce: INTO general secretary appointed to Gender Equality Taskforce for Higher Education • INTO Annual Congress 2018: Guide to Congress • INTO Education Conference: Three pages of reports and pictures from the Education Conference, Letterkenny • Vere Foster Medal Winners from St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick • Global Schoolroom: Teacher education programme, India • Want to work in Head Office? Vacancies for officials • INTO Bursaries 2017/18 winners • Home School Community Liaison Scheme: INTO submission to Oireachtas • Retirements: INTO branches and districts honour retired members • Around the branches: INTO president visits branches and schools around the country • Harassment: Harassment and sexual harassment in the workplace • Employment equality law: ICTU publishes guide to employment equality law
Newsdesk • Science Week 2017: Celebrating the world of science • CumannnamBunscol: News update from Cumann na mBunscol • New primary mathematics curriculum • Mini-Basketball: Want to promote mini-basketball in your school? Here’s how • St Hilda’s celebrate Lotto win: Staff syndicate pick up Lotto cheque • All-Ireland golf champions: St Mary’s CBS win major golf event for teachers
Life • Travel: Eastern Europe’s hidden gem • Finances: Save money this Christmas • Fastest teacher in Ireland • Food: Christmas winter warmers: Recipes for Christmas from Foodoppi • FÍS Film Project: Celebrating 13 years at the FÍS Festival • WW1 Christmas fund: World War One handling box – Glasnevin Cemetery Museum • A Christmas Childhood: Patrick Kavanagh’s poem captures the enchantment of Christmas • Call of the forest: The forgotten wisdom of trees • The BEE begins… St John of God NS gives the Eason Spelling Bee a go • Leabhair don Nollaig: Irish resources from COGG • egends, rhymes, quizzes and childhood games
Finishing Touches • Noticeboard: Upcoming events • The Source: October Comhar Linn draw winners • Comhar Linn Crossword Winners • Scoilnet Panel • Plus Writers in Schools programme celebrates 40 years