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May 2017

Fourth edition of Irish Teachers’ Journal launched

The fourth volume of the Irish Teachers’ Journal has been published by the INTO and was launched at Congress 2017. The centenary of 1916 last year provided an opportunity to consider the state of education 100 years on. This fourth edition features articles from contributors, Oilibhéar Ó Braonáin, Máire Thornton, Cathal de Paor, Beth Cooney, Gareth Burns and Ann Caulfield which refer to 1916, focus on aspects of the teacher education continuum, and consider supports for teachers. The guest article describes the PAX good behaviour game (GBG), which is an American classroom-based intervention programme based on social learning principles. The authors, Margaret O’Donnell, Mark Morgan, Dennis D. Embry, Noel Kelly and Conor Owens, were involved with the programme.

A copy of the Journal will be circulated to all schools in the coming weeks and it is available online at

Articles are now invited for the 2017 edition of the Irish Teachers’ Journal. Articles for consideration (5,000 – 7,000 words) should be submitted in electronic form to Claire Garvey ( not later than Friday 9 June 2017.

Author guidelines are available on the INTO website


Launching the fourth edition of the Irish Teachers’ Journal at Congress were (l to r)
Rosena Jordan, INTO President 2016/17; Deirbhile NicCraith, Director of Education and Research, INTO
and Sheila Nunan, INTO General Secretary


Date: Tuesday, 16 May 17