Teaching Council Elections 2020

Ever thought about serving on the Teaching Council? The current term for teachers serving on the council comes to an end in March 2020. Elections will subsequently take place in the spring. All teachers are eligible to vote, and registered teachers are encouraged to stand for election.

A total of nine registered primary teachers will be elected. The following number of registered teachers will be elected in each constituency (with at least one male and female member to be elected in each area).

Dublin Two to be elected
Leinster Two to be elected
Munster Three to be elected
Connaught/ Ulster Two to be elected


The schedule will be as follows:

29 November 2019 – Publication of the electoral roll.

20 December 2019 – Deadline for amendment requests to the electoral roll.

9 January 2020 – Nomination process opens.

30 January 2020 – Close of nominations.

14 February 2020 – Candidates approved and published.

24 February 2020 – Voting commences.

11 March 2020 – Close of poll.

12 March 2020 – Results.

The INTO will make supports available to any member who is running as a candidate.

Further information in relation to the supports will be notified in the New Year.