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InTouch May 2006

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


News in Brief
Class Size - Campaign Continues; School Reports; New INTO CD

National News
Vetting of Teachers; Incoming INTO President, Vice-President 2006/2007; Incoming CEC Representative District X

Conditions of Employment
Payment of Arrears to Casual and Non-Casual Teachers in Primary Schools; Revised Substitute Daily Rate; Revised Substitute Daily Rate; Panel Lists 2006; Comhar Linn Silver Jubilee

Legal & Industrial Relations
Behaviour in Schools

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
Deirdre Elected Chairperson; INTO/DES Meeting on Educational Disadvantage; INTO Meets DES on Special Education

Continuous Professional Development; School Development Planning Support; Máire's Farewell

Harassment at the Hotel?; Equality - Reports and Statistics; Combating Racism in the Workplace

INTO Annual Congress
INTO President Launches Staffing Campaign; State Neglecting Primary Education; Minister Details Progress and Priorities; General Secretary Outlines Five Point Plan; Class Size, Salaries, Principals, Language Support; Funding, Rights, Pensions, School Reports; Enrolment, Disadvantage, Supply Panels and Special Education; Gaeilge, Allowances, Closures and Early Childhood; Special Tribute to Catherine; Tribute to Vincent Cronin; Local Committee; Resolutions Adopted in Public Session

Media Report
Congress 2006 in the Media

National News

Barnados 'Make the Grade' Campaign; Dig In; Doctor Jim; Karl Fox, RIP, Feakle NS

Heating and Cooling; The Worldwide Web

John McGahern

National News
A Child Friendly Health Policy; Congress Launches 'No Sweatshop' Clothing in Ireland

Teacher to Teacher
African Adventures