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January/February 2016

Click here or on the image to download the February 2016 InTouch in PDF format.

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


Keeping InTouch • Editorial •  Ballot on industrial action • Letters • Volunteering in Ethopia • 10 things you should know 

INTO news • INTO project team on new entrant pay • Inaugural meeting discusses remit of the project team and the challenges that lie ahead • Substitute teacher shortage •  Industrial action - Promotion ban - INTO to ballot members on industrial action in response to the continued ban on promotion in schools • News updates • Opportunity for teachers probated in restricted setting to achieve full registration • Payment uplift for certain post-2011 entrants • Further delay with Garda Vetting Act • Deadline for SNA support and resource hours • Rule 68 abolished • New mortgage advisory service for INTO members • Review of principals’/deputy principals’ fora • INTO Political Fund grants • LGBT Bill passed • New language curriculum • INTO Learning programme • An Post/INTO Handwriting CompetitioN 2016 • Grace period for retirement extended • Retirement seminar • INTO benefits • Advancing schools’ autonomy • Heading to Uganda • Maria Casey starts her VSO placement • Our World Irish Aid Awards 2016 • In the media • Retirements photographs • Payroll information • Cosán – Framework on CPD • IATSE conference scheduled • INTO AVC Plan – Annual Report • Healthy eating • DEIS reviewed • UN Convention on Children’s Rights

INTO advice • Health insurance • Get on top of your money in 2016

Newsdesk • Tap down 42nd Street - TMS present American musical 42nd Street • Interested in technology • CESI announce their 2016 conference • 42 Cumann na mBunscol news • Football League season kicks off • Born to run • Primary teachers promote inclusion in sport • Food waste reduction • Corduff pupils take the challenge!

Finishing Touches • Noticeboard • Upcoming events • Comhar Linn draw and crossword • Scoilnet panel • 1916 app launched

Teaching Matters • 1916 – Engaging pupils • PDST initiatives on Scoilnet • 1916 –Working as an historian • An online resource for INTO members • Primary PE Teacher Award • IPPEA announce new award open to teachers delivering PE in primary schools • Máirt machnamhach • Tanya Hudson on mental health through family activities • 1916 Irish resources • Tips from COGG. • Parents as partners • Marion Healy reflects on partnership with the local community • Using Lego WeDo in a DEIS school • Erica Hogan writes about using Lego as a HSCL initiative • Book reviews


Click here or on the image to download the March 2016 InTouch in PDF format.

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


Click on the image to download the January/February 2016 InTouch Election Special in PDF format.