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InTouch December 2009

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


In The News
Guidelines for Motions - Congress 2010; Want to cycle to work?; Vaccination programme for children and school staff against Swine Flu; Joint INTO/UTU Youth Conference; Massive support for strike day; Payment of arrears to part-time teachers; Chief Inspector retires

National News
Get Up Stand Up 6 November 2009; Vere Foster 1819-1900; Teacher exchange; Teachers interested in job sharing

Conditions of Employment
Are you entitled to a refund of tax and/or PRSI?

Legal, Industrial Relations and Equality
Non-Cooperation with WSE

Communications, Principals & Social Inclusion
Salamanca: 15 years on; North South Conference on Autism; Paddy O'Dwyer retires

Fáilte - inclusion in the teaching profession; Equality ruling on Gaeltacht Scheme for Teacher Education Places

Child literacy and social inclusion; Curriculum overload project; Grants for educational research; Aistear

Professional Development & Trade Union Training
INTO School Specific Summer Courses; Marian Rollins Heritage and Education Award; Runcible Spoon Programme for Educators; DOLCETA: Online consumer education; Training starts in INTO Learning Centre; An Cháilíochta sa Ghaeilge

Media Report
INTO in the news

Election of INTO General Treasurer; Nominations; John Boyle; Deirdre O'Connor; Noel Ward

Northern Ireland News
Pensions and retirement; Primary modern languages programme; Grade or score - beware; Accountable autonomy; Procedures are important; Tackling prejudice

National News
Public Sector Strike - 24 November 2009

Coverage of INTO Consultative Conference on Education 2009

Cumann na mBunscol
Night of celebration in Páirc an Chrócaigh; Brother Anselm received Pat Trainor Hall of Fame Award; Schools essay competition

National News
Leading ICT in schools

Teacher to Teacher
Úsáid a bhaint as an Idirlíon chun Gaeilge a cheartú; Sean Brosnahan Memorial Fund; Community National Schools

Reading more deeply into EAL!; Festival and celebration; Creating a school blog

Tribute to Betty Regan; Martin Burke - an appreciation