INTO 150 Debate – The Teaching Profession and Professional Regulation

On Monday, 10 December, the Irish National Teachers Organisation hosted a final INTO 150 event, a debate on ‘The Teaching Profession and Professional Regulation’ in the Teachers’ Club on Parnell Square.

The expert panel, chaired by Dr Anne Looney, Dean of Education at Dublin City University, included John Carr, former General Secretary of the INTO, Tomás Ó Ruairc, Director of the Teaching Council and Dr Anne O’Gara, former President of Marino Institute of Education. The panel answered questions posed by the audience on the night, as well as questions submitted via Twitter.

Topics discussed included the regulation of the teaching profession, continuing professional development for teachers and the challenges facing the teaching profession.

If you didn’t get a chance to watch the broadcast live, you can view it below.

INTO 150 Debate Part 1 –

INTO 150 Debate Introductory Remarks –