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InTouch October 2005

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


News in Brief
Breakthrough on Clusters; Restricted Working Group; School Accommodation; 3 Unions Meet on Benchmarking

National News
Class Size is the Key; Conference to Focus on Pay and Conditions; Strategies to Reduce the Administrative Burden on Principals; Defining the Role of the Primary Principal; In School Management

Conditions of Employment
Teachers Taking Up Their First Appointment; Job Sharing and Membership of the INTO

Legal & Industrial Relations
Dealing with your queries; Ombudsman for Children's Office 

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
INTO Meets DES on Special Education

Scrúdú le hAghaidh Cáilíochta sa Ghaeilge; EECERA Conference; Grants for Education Research; Consultative Conference on Education

Childcare Survey Shows Time With Children a Priority; Bullying Advisory Group Advocates Law Changes

Media Report
Class Size the Issue as Schools Reopen; Eureka as Gaeilge; Class Size on the Airwaves

MLPSI hold their first National Primary Languages Conference; INTO Retirement Planning Seminars; Sean Brosnahan Memorial Fund 05/06; Vice President Launches Tips for Parents; Arcanadh

Central Executive Committee - Head Office News
Record Amount Raised for Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin

Newly Qualified Teachers
Taking Care of Your Voice

General Treasurer - Deputy General Secretary Candidates
Election of General Treasurer; Candidates

INTO/GAA Cumann na mBunscol Mini Sevens

Early Childhood Education - Interview with Professor Christine Pascal and Dr Tony Bertram

National News
Cross-Border Seminar 'Immigration and Education'; Special Needs Research and Building Bridges

Teacher to Teacher
Jambo! Karibu!

National News
Education at a Glance 2005; Stressed Out Already?; Mathematics; SCG Courses; SuDoku; INTO/STSG