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InTouch June 2007

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


In the News
Sick leave and vacation periods; Tax and maternity benefit; 2007 Presidential Dinner; Fixed Term Work Act and Roll Over Contracts; Supporting Assessment in Primary Schools; Inservice 2007-2008; Senator Joe O'Toole, Independent Senator

Conditions of Employment
Teachers' Salary Scales and Allowances 1 June 2007

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
New Circular on English as an Additional Language; New Autism Units; Benefit Funds Committee; NCCA Guidelines on Special Education

Legal, Industrial Relations and Equality
National Educational Welfare Board consults on Codes of Behaviour; Adaptation period for teachers trained abroad; Teaching Council bursaries for teachers

Meeting the challenges of diversity; Globalisation, equality and workers' rights

Polasí Oideachais don Ghaeltacht; Struchtúr Oideachas; Nouveau Brunswick

Media Report
Show me the money; The party leaders and education; Election issues in the different regions; Class Size coverage in the election

National News
Newly appointed principal or deputy principal?; INTO run the Belfast Marathon for the Global Campaign for Education; Clicking on Joyce; Father and son reunion; Educate Together launch new three year plan; School Year Planner 2007-2008; Ennis Branch thanks Declan; Community Awards Honour Teachers; Scríobh Leabhar!; INTO meet DES on EPSEN Act; Health and Education to interact; Going on holiday?; Outdoor Education Summer Course; Cross border project supports ICTU Congress; INTO Branch and District Officers Training; New human rights education materials; Ombudsman for Children - nationwide project

Cumann na mBunscol
2007 Gaelic Telecom National Awards; Junior Whistlers Initiative; Boys' National Handball Day; INTO Congress 2007 Azzurri Competition Winners

National News
INTO retirement planning seminars; Retirements - Monaghan, Mallow; INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition

INTO Annual Congress
Professor Tom Collins addresses Annual Congress

National News
Learning from the Holocaust; INTO Principals' Summer Course

Teacher to Teacher

Irlen Syndrome; Kerry & Lesotho; Slates Up! Schools and schooling in the 19th century; Our Boys

Oral Language; Out & About with ICT; Story Sacks

Bríd Laffan; Michele Spellman; Marie Clay