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March 2014

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



Keeping InTouch
Editorial  Early Childhood Education; Staffing Arrangements for 2014/2015 School Year; Standardised School Years Agreed; CEC Lifts Droichead Directive; Important Information Regarding Sick Leave and Social Welfare; INTO Meets DES to Discuss School Accommodation Issues; 10 Things You Should Know; New AGS Appointed; Social Media - What Do You Think?

In the News – Bursaries Awarded for Educational Research; Equality Legislation- Booklets and Resources; NCSE Consult on Autism; INTO Surveys Special Schools; INTO and Poetry Ireland Competition; CMRF Draw Details; Comhar Linn Draw Winners; INTO Learning - Upcoming courses and CPD Packages; INTO Accounts - Income and Membership; Retirements - Honouring Retired Members; Solidarity - World's Best News; Fight Against Poverty; Review of Ireland's Foreign Policy; Membership Plus - Latest Offers; Cost of Salary Protection to Fall; Teaching Council Updates; The Primary Curriculum; Sean Flynn RIP; In The Media - Media Coverage in January and February

INTO Advice
Written Preparation for Teaching; Standardised Testing - Clarification;

Early Childhood Education
The Changing Landscape; Pre-school to Primary; Teaching Through Play; Recognising the Montessori Degree?; Ag aistriú ón naíonra go dtí an bhunscoil; Language Stimulation Techniques in Infant Classrooms; Behaviour Management;

Wellbeing and Food; Financial News from Comhar Linn; Considering Post Graduate Study?; The Association of Childhood Professionals; Down Syndrome Bill; May Conference to Celebrate Children's Engagement with Literature; Win a Free Licence for Educational Computer Game; Seachtain na Gaeilge; Tokens for World Book Day;

Teaching Matters
Supporting IT in Schools; Calculating Statistics; The Edible Container Garden; Sharing Good Practice; Irish resources; Book reviews

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