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June 2014

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



Keeping InTouch
Editorial  Trends in Education; What You Need to Know - Salary Gain for 2011 Graduates ; HRA Balancing Measures; Increase in Resource Posts; INTO Meet with CPSMA re School Reorganisation; JobBridge; Newsbriefs; 10 Things You Should Know; Connect - Letter to editor; Summer Works Scheme 2014; Presidential Dinner 2014; INTO Diary to post in September;

In the News – Tom O'Sullivan Retires; Equality News; Comhar Linn Winners; Meeting with Students; Information Leaflet for Graduates; St. Pat's College Football; Teaching Council News; INTO Membership Survey; INTO's Internal Disciplinary Procedures; Panel News; Solidarity - Indian Union Leader Addresses INTO Congress Membership Plus - Latest Offers; Special Education - DEIS Seminar; New NCSE Report; What Makes Me Smile - Winners of D.16 Photography Competition - In Memory of Liz Ahern RIP; In The Media - Media Coverage in May;

Trends in Education
The Future
- As Envisaged by Partners in Education; Reforming Education - Seán Ó Foghlú, Secretary General, DES; The Next 3 to 5 Years - Harold Hislop, Chief Inspector, DES; A Parents' Charter - Áine Lynch, CEO, NPC; Identifying the Essential - Rev Dr Tom Deenihan, Geberal Secretary, CPSMA; Special Education and Being Ireland - Teresa Griffin, CEO, NCSE and Anne Looney, CEO NCCA give their views; Vision For Education - Tomás Ó Ruairc and Gene Mehigan on their vision; School Around the Corner - A Beacon of Stability argues Donal Horgan; Linguistic Diversity - Dr Deirdre Kirwan on Managing Diversity; International Trends - Patrick Burke on American Schools;

INTO Learning
INTO Summer Course Programme
- Registration now open;

INTO Advice
Leadership - development of Primary Online Database (POD); Finance - AVCs, Healthy Living, Take Care of your Feet; NQTs - Checklist for NQTs;

Debating Finals; Recent Events; Sports;

Teaching Matters
Getting Involved - First Time to Congress; Education passport; Spiders, Eggs and Anti-Racism; Maths Problem Solving; School Butterfly Garden; Managing Information; Irish resources; Book reviews

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