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InTouch May 2004

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


National and International News
350 New Teachers for Special Education; Incoming President and Vice President; Evaluation Projects; SP Talks on Hold; Panel Arrangements

Conditions of Employment
CEC Launch Staffing Campaign; Circular on Seniority of Teachers; Changes in Terms for new entrants to the Public Service

Legal & Industrial Relations
Bullying in Schools

Communications, Principals and Social Inclusion
Job Evaluation Nears Completion; Challenging Behaviour; NEPS Review; Retiring this year?

A National Induction Programme; INTO Maths Survey

Men Enough to Teach?; Limerick Conference; The Equal Status Act and Schools

Media Report
Your Education System (YES) Costs €627,000 to date

Central Executive Committee - Head Office News
DES Circulars; Tips for Parents; INTO Mailing Lists; The Children's Medical and Research Foundation; Committees Elected; Statutory Committee Reports; New CEC Representatives

National and International News
Teaching Council Elections; Important Notice; World's Biggest Lobby: 20 April 2004; SCG Reform; Minister's Mentor; IATSE 16th Annual International Conference

INTO Annual Congress
Every Child is Special; Checking the Books; Local Support; Order of Business; Seán says Special Education needs Special Investment; Minister Reflects and Ranges Widely; General Secretary lists Primary Agenda; Special Education and Pensions Debated; Pay, Pupils, Principals; Provision; Resolutions Adopted; From Allowances to Plans and Panels; Resolutions Adopted in Private Session

Equality Conference
Inclusion Means Not Only Participation...; Inclusion "Won't Come Cheap"; Inclusive Education Reflects Context and Community; Celebrating Good Practice; Legislation Supports Inclusion

National and International News
New Catholic Schools Trust; FAI Schools 5 A-Side National Finals; Teachers' Musical Society Thanks