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Check the index below for a list of articles published in this issue.
INDEX OF ARTICLES
Keeping InTouch • Editorial • Letters • 10 Things You Should Know
INTO News • Significant shortage of substitute teachers • Meet the CEC • Long serving INTO offical retires • New senior official in INTO Head Office • Teachers on half pay - INTO subscription change • Retrospective vetting • ICT infrastructure grant inadequate • Branch and District Officers' Conference • INTO interns 2016/2017 • April date agreed for €1,000 pay restoration • Solidarity • New special education teachers allocation model • Vere Foster medal winners • LGBT Teachers' Group • Congress general secretary slams unequal pay • Teacher exchange scheme • School Meals Programme • Employee Assistance Programme/Inspire Workplace Services (formerly Carecall) • Education Conference • In the media • Tom Honan - an appreciation
Northern News • Northern protests • Proposed changes to substitute teacher employment will have remarkable benefits • Changes in draft area plan could impact detrimentally on children
INTO Advice • Don't get saddled with credit card debt • Support for school leaders • Perspectives on Aistear and play in the infant classroom
Newsdesk • Education the best public service in Ireland • DES revamp pension modeller • Consultation: structure and time in the primary curriculum • International assessments • Database of teacher CPD provision for inclusion and special educational needs •INTO seminars for principals • Cuman na mBunscoil News • IPPEA launch a physical education assessment online video resource • Reimagining primary PE
Teaching Matters • FíS - storytelling through film • Lady Icarus - maverick and daredevil • Take control of social networking • How do you teach like a man? • Copenhagen - A visit to the home of hygge • Amhránaíocht • Book Reviews
Finishing Touches • Noticeboard • Upcoming Events • Comhar Linn draw and crossword • Scoilnet Panel