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Member update – Wider reopening of primary schools


Earlier this morning, the Department of Education informed the INTO that arrangements for the next phase of the reopening of primary schools, led by public health advice, would be made early next week.

INTO welcomes publication of reproductive health leave bill


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) welcomes the publication of today’s Organisation of Working Time (Reproductive Health Related Leave) Bill 2021 by Senator Ivana Bacik. This Bill responds...

INTO welcomes class size reductions in all DEIS Band 1 schools


Ahead of Budget 2021, the INTO and our members campaigned and lobbied for a reduction in class sizes in all primary schools to move Ireland towards the EU average of 20 pupils in a class.Budget 2021 included...


  • Circular 0008/2021
    Date: 05/02/2021 / Format: PDF / Size: 578.56KB
    Graduate Certificate in the Education of Pupils on the Autism Spectrum for teachers working with Pupils on the AS in Special Schools, Special Classes or as Special Education Teachers in mainstream Primary and Post-Primary Schools. Deadline for applications is 11 March 2021.
  • Circular 0009/2021
    Date: 05/02/2021 / Format: PDF / Size: 403.14KB
    To assist all schools and educational services in meeting the needs of SEN students, a post-graduate diploma will be offered to teachers in September 2021. Deadline for applications is 11 March 2021.

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