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April 2014

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



Keeping InTouch
Editorial  Investing in Teachers; INTO COngress 2014; Summer Works Scheme; Stats on School Sizes; Panels; JobBridge Directive Complaints; Vere Foster Radio Documentary; ITNO Political Fund Grants; 10 Things You Should Know; Exemptions from Irish; Schools Admissions Bill; Download Congress App; New Search Engine for INTO Website;

In the News – Working for You - INTO Queryline; INTO Youth Conference; Equality News; INTO LGBT Teachers' Group Wins GALA Award; CPSMA and PDST Appointments; Policy on Autism;  INTO Learning - Upcoming courses; INTO Accounts - Meet the Finance Team; Accounts Committee Meet; CMRF Draw Support the draw and be in with a chance to win; Solidarity - Volunteering in Uganda; Membership Plus - Latest Offers; Student Members - INTO meets students; News from colleges; Section 29 Appeals - Statistics; In The Media - Media Coverage in March; 100 Years Ago... - Articles from the Irish School Weekly - March and April 1914; Meet the President - Interview with Brendan O'Sullivan, INTO President 2013/14

INTO Advice
Designing Schools; Health Advice - Cholesterol;

School Accommodation
Planning a School Project? Info and Useful Links; Applying for a Grant or Appointing a Consultant? Useful Flowcharts for School Authorites; Checklist for School Authority Devolved Projects; Checklist for School Authorites on Completion of a Project;

Teachmeet for Primary Educators Held in Glencullen; Dig in! with Agri Aware - Resource for Schools; Cumann na mBunscol - Ulster Handball Finals; Indoor Soccer Tournament; Córfhéile Music Festival; Resources from Clare Education Centre;

Assessment and Evaluation
Examining Assessment; Maths Tasks and Tests; Straitéoisí Measúnaithe na Gaeilge sa Seomra Ranga; Using Standardised Test Data;

Teaching Matters
An Unexpected Adventure; PDST Tips; Yeats - His Life and Works ; Get Pupils Blogging; The Sensory Garden; Irish resources; Book reviews

Finishing Touches
Noticeboard – Upcoming Events; Comhar Linn Crossword; Scoilnet Panel – Resources for schools