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Advice – Pregnant teachers and the re-opening of mainstream classes


The INTO has secured an agreement that the interim measures, which were put in place in special education settings during February, will be extended for teachers returning to mainstream settings during...

Government plan for partial reopening of primary schools published    


Following the reopening of special schools on 11 February and the resumption of special class provision, the INTO entered further intensive consultation with the Department of Education regarding the government's...

ICTU public services committee endorses public service agreement  


Public service unions, including the INTO, affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions today (Tuesday) endorsed a new public service agreement after 13 out of 17 unions in the sector, which collectively...

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  • 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.
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    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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