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InTouch October 2010

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


Keeping InTouch
What you need to know - holiday pay for temporary teachers, vetting staff, INTO monitors employment situation, INTO success for members in private sector, update on Croke Park Agreement, new probation regulations, Education Amendmet Bill published, pensions, Ireland's low educational expenditure, 1 in 5 classes of more than 30.

INTO Youth Task Force meets, links strengthened with student unions, upcoming INTO Conferences, INTO Equality Committee news, Retired Teachers' Association meets. How INTO income is allocated, spent and accounted for. Bursaries for educational research and cheque presented to OLHSC. Tributes. Find out about INTO benefits and discounts, win a break in Hotel Kilkenny. Autumn Professional Development courses, Trade Union Training programme.

INTO Advice
INTO highlights class size, life as a Global coach in Uganda, review your retirement saving options, saving tips, Comhar Linn Draw winnders. Work-life balance, dealing with the Census, primary Grant calendar.

Launch of Association for Creativity and Arts in Education, PDST gets underway, engaging pupils in the problems of the world, teaching young people about architecture, Kilkenny Education Centre praised, ILSA Conference Report, Global Solidarity, interculturalism, pensions, mini sevens.

Teaching Matters

Cross curricular creativity, the Maths teaching debate, SCG/OCG, marine studies, ICT and language, an Ghaeilge sa rang, visual arts tips, SESE tips, book reviews.

Finishing Touches
Noticeboard, The Source.