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October 2011

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


Keeping InTouch
Editorial - Give kids their chance; 85% of primary pupils in classes greater than the EU average; Acknowledgement - Frank Bunting; Meetings for new teachers; Teacher Unions discuss Federation; INTO welcomes legislation on National Vetting Bureau; Teacher recruitment issues

INTO meets Student Unions; Interns at work; Should I Stay or Should I Go?; Tips for Parents 2011 zcard launched; Equality headlines; INTO Learning Autumn Programme; Retirement Planning Seminars 2011/2012; Retired yet required; Human Rights Activist from Malawi visits INTO; Summer Works Project; INTO grants for educational research; INTO Consultative Conference on Education 2011; Branch Retirements; Tributes

INTO Advice
Your views on WSE?; Economic challenges facing education among issues at INTO Principals' and Deputy Principals' Conference; Organising your classroom; Check your salary

New Mary I President; Funding available for study, lecture or research in USA; Global Schoolroom - a life changing opportunity; Cumann na mBunscoil - INTO Exhibition Games

Teaching Matters
Aiseanna Gaeilge; School as a Professional Learning Community; Fulfilling Irish language requirement - An Cháilíocht sa Ghaeilge; Britannica in your Classroom; Celebrating trees through picture books; Let infants' knowledge of patterns grow; The Scarecrow Project; October - zoom in on a hedge; Roots & displacement - at home & abroad

Finishing Touches
Noticeboard - upcoming events. The Source.