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InTouch April 2004

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Check the index below for a list of articles published in this issue.


National and International News
Congress in Tralee; Revised Rate of Pay for Substitute Teachers; Yes or No Minister?; Summer Works Scheme; Freedom of Information Act

Legal & Industrial Relations
The Teaching Council

Conditions of Employment
Salary Protection Scheme; Effective Date of Retirement/Appointments; Important Notice for Job Sharers

Communications, Principals and Social Inclusion
Curricular Plans; Traveller Education Strategy; Disadvantage Submissions; Working Group Meets

National Assessment of Mathematical Achievement; National Assessment of English Reading; PISA (Programme for International Student Achievement)

Gender Pay Gap in Teaching; Inclusive School Conference Generates Debate; The Equal Status Act and Schools

Media Report
Oireachtas Website; RTE's Children's News Service

National and International News
Recognised Qualifications 2004/2005; Forthcoming Circulars; Cross Border Human Rights Project

The Presidential Year - Sean Rowley reflects on his term of office

Northern Ireland News
New Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register; Special Educational Needs Issues; Toy Campaign; New Chairperson of Northern Committee; End of Academic Selection at age 11!; Complaints Procedure; A Problem Shared; Classroom 2000 (C2K)

Special Education Conference
Review of Provision; General Secretary's Address; Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill 2003

Student Members
Where have all the 'two bobs' gone?

National News
Urban Rural Week; Virus Warning