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October 2012

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


Keeping InTouch
Editorial - Unfair, unjust and unwarranted; Salary scale fails to address inequality; Reduction in Uncertified Sick Leave Imminent; There is a Plan B; Primary class size on the rise; 91 new classes for children with special needs; Get Involved; Information packs for NQTs

INTO Meets Students' Unions; Irish Teachers' Journal call for articles; INTO at NIPT; Education at a Glance (EAG) 2012; Working group on school self-evaluation; INTO committees meet; Croke Park Deal is delivering; European Early Childhood Seminar; INTO meets IMPACT on SNAs; World Mental Health Day; Teachers and mental illness; Special Conference on Assaults; INTO Consultative Conference on Education 2012; New year, new challenge - same energy required; Officer Handbook launched; Remembering TJ O'Connell, Former INTO General Secretary, In the Media; A rewarding ten weeks in Maweni, Kenya; Autumn on

INTO Advice
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) packages for schools; Primary Grant Calendar 2012/2013; Breast awareness month; The National Induction Programme for Teachers

Cancer Care Centre - Frank Bunting Appeal; Best wishes to Pauric; KPS Exhibition at National Museum; Fulbright Awards now open to applicants; On yer bike in Africa; Reading the Visual; Noel Ward speaks at TASC conference; INTO meets CPSMA; Launch of TMS 2013 musical production; Frequently Asked Questions - Croke Park Agreement; Introducing your Teaching Council Representatives; Requirement to be a registered teacher - Section 30; Annual reward fee to be reduced to €65; Changes to the Teaching Council registration renewal process; Are you ready to help change the world?; Growing up in Ireland

Teaching Matters
The new International Emotional Intelligence curriculum; Incredible teachers; Did you know? - Curriculum Resources; Paired maths in lower primary; Heritage, learning, fun and games; Using puppets in the primary science classroom; Anthony Browne's Zoo - a creative response; Dánta & drámaíocht nua-scríofa d'Oíche Shamhna; October - zoom in on fruits of autumn; Captive learners with Scoilnet Maps; Bí ag spraoi

Finishing Touches
Noticeboard - upcoming events; Comhar Linn Crossword; Scoilnet Panel