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October 2013

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


Keeping InTouch
Editorial - Protect Primary Education; INTO meets NCSE on new special education model; Extract from ICTU Pre-Budget Submission; Unite for quality education; School readiness among parents and educators in Ireland - can you help? Tutors at training; Recruiting new members; Get involved; INTO SubSearch

INTO meets student unions; OPW launches Newgrange Winter Solstice art competition; Information packs for NQTs; Equality News; INTO present symposium at European early childhood conference; Updated language curriculum; High Court ruling clarifies disciplinary and appeal process; Sean appointed to MIC Governing Body; INTO accounts - information and insights; INTO Learning - Autumn Programme 2013; In the media; Solidarity; Benefits - Membership Plus 2013/2014

INTO Advice
School Leadership - Applying for the Misneach Programme; From college to classroom - Criteria for planning; School leadership at the crossroads; Like to be on the PDC?; Online applications for teaching posts; INTO seminars for principals; Minister Quinn issues proposals in relation to school enrolment policies; National School Annual Census; DES issues anti-bullying procedures; Positive education: the way forward; Whole School Education - Management, Leadership and Learning (Primary); Ní hé lá gaoithe lá na scolb!!; Complaints in schools

INTO pays tribute to Seamus Heaney; Registration with Teaching Council required by 1 November in order to get paid; Clare and Limerick Education Centres second Education Research Conference 2014; Every year is a LEAP year; Cumann na mBunscol; The Caroline Foundation; Creative School Award 2013/14; ECO-UNESCO - Supporting teachers to bring ECO-Action into education; Fulbright Awards now open for applications

Teaching Matters
The Arts in Education Charter and its implementation; A history of Ireland in 100 objects; Exploring local history; Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal; PDST Technology in Education; I have a dream - 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's speech; Educate to produce free and independent thinkers; 'We must be hopeful' - modern language teaching; October hands-on - the school fruit garden; Acmhainní Gaeilge ó Éireann; Book reviews

Finishing Touches
Noticeboard - Upcoming Events; Comhar Linn Crossword; Scoilnet Panel