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InTouch April 2005

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


News in Brief
New Teaching Council; Catholic Days of Obligation; Temporary Teachers Job Sharing Breakthrough

National News
It's Still Class Size!; Incoming President and Vice President 2005-2006

Conditions of Employment
New Arrangements for Substitute Payments

Legal & Industrial Relations
Seminars on School Attendance; Guidelines for Primary Teachers on Probation; Equality Case Education International Conference Considers Challenges for TeachersSettled

Communications, Principals and Social Inclusion
Review of School Administration; Special Education; Travelling for 25 Years; Minister Announces New Disadvantage Framework

Education International Conference Considers Challenges for Teachers

Equality Tribunal Decisions - Review; Women in the New Europe

Media Report
Class Size in the Headlines; Congress in the Media

Student Members
INTO Highlights Cost of Teaching Practice

Northern Ireland News
Chairperson Outlines Serious Concerns; INTO President calls for Greater Accountability in Education; Not Responsible for Teachers' Pay Cuts, claims Education Minister; Northern Secretary responds to Education Minister; INTO Seeks Genuine Social Partnership; Resolutions Passed at Northern Conference 2005

National News
PE or not PE?; Children's Medical and Research Foundation

INTO Annual Congress
Working Well But Overcrowded; Minister Affirms Primary Teachers; GS Outlines Priorities; Staffing, Special Ed, Supply; Provision, Pensions, Procedures; Resolutions Adopted in Public Session

Teaching Council
Teaching Council Launched

National News
Walk Tall in Northern Ireland; Global Action Week 2005; Lift Off Human Rights Education!; INTO Committees Elected

Around the Branches
Teachers' Soccer Tournament

National News
INTO/ICTU Tsunami Appeal; INTO Solidarity Fund