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InTouch April 2006

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


News in Brief
Pay Talks; 640 Schools in DEIS; Vetting of Employees; Discipline Publication

National News
Curriculum DVD Launched; Every Child Needs a Teacher; School Accommodation; Congress to Debate Wide Agenda; Congress on the Web; Accounts Committee Retirement; Nominations for Election

Conditions of Employment
Staffing in Primary Schools for 2006/2007; Staffing Appeals; Employment of Qualified Teachers

Legal & Industrial Relations
Fixed Term Legislation; Section 29 Appeals

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
NCSE Circular Due in Schools; Newcomer Booklet; Immigration and Education; Working Together; INTO LGBT Group to Meet

Health Behaviour Survey; School Perceptions Among Irish School Children; Induction and Probation; Scrúdú Cáilíochta Gaeilge; New Publications

Women, Work and Caring; Age Bias Claimed in School; Count Us All In

Newly Qualified Teachers
National Pilot Project on Teacher Induction (NPPTI)

Education Rights Development Partnership; INTO Belfast Marathon Team Seek Your Sponsorship

Media Report
Irish Boy Wins BBC Junior Mastermind; news2day; Teachers warn Business


Teaching Council to Promote and Regulate Profession; Minister Outlines Importance of Teaching Council; General Secretary Welcomes New Council; Structure of the Council; Coláiste Mhuire Bringing History to Life; Froebel College Graduation; Ecumenical Service

Northern News
Your Employment Rights; Frequently Asked Questions; New INTO Guidance Leaflets Launched; GTC Elections 2006; Does the GTC Matter?; Northern Conference 2006; Full Support for Education Minister's Plans; Minister says Curriculum Gives Back Choice; INTO President Sheila Nunan Addresses Northern Conference; Vere Foster Values Still Important Today

Profile - INTO President
A Year with a Difference

National News
Margaret Cunningham Makes History; President Connections; Su Doku; Soccer Shorts; Cork Drama Co-op; Creating Opportunities to Excel for People with a Learning Disability; The Children's Medical and Research Foundation; Easter has Arrived; Our Impact on the Environment; Teachers' Soccer Tournament

Teacher to Teacher
The INTO Strike of 1946

Let the Force be with You!; Teacher, What's a Blackboard?; ICT Professional Development