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October 2017

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


 Keeping InTouch • Editorial • Letters • 10 Things You Should Know 

INTO News  Restoration of posts of responsibility ICTU accepts Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020 Budget 2018 email campaign Advice on dealing with assaults Data breach on INTO Learning website Children and homelessness INTO Consultative Conference on Education 2017  New interns start work in Head Office  Guide to Teachers’ Leave app Where your INTO subscription goes Your INTO membership renewalINTO meets DES on school accommodationINTO Equality Committee to examine gender pay gap •  INTO president and vice president visit Inis Mór Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU) rolled out at primary level  INTO at EECERA conferenceICTU Ninth Global Solidarity School Job-sharing and leave in lieu of public holidays In the media INTO Retirement Planning SeminarsManaging the transition to the new SEN model – online training module • Retirements More flexibility in use of "Croke Park" hours  • INTO meets students union representatives

Northern News • Common Funding Scheme Assaults: Knowing how to react School leadership in Northern Ireland   Incoming Chair: Dorothy McGinley

INTO Advice • Benefit Funds Committee - working for members

Newsdesk New OECD report puts spotlight on teacher salaries, class size and gender equality National School Photography Awards ReelLIFE SCIENCE Cumann na mBunscol: Living the dream An Cháilíocht sa Ghaeilge and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Permission to wonder My Learner ID - an innovative new series for schools

Life Travel:Put Porto on your bucket list Finance: Five handy calculators to save you time and mone Food: Two ways with Kale

Teaching Matters  Scratch: thinking made visual  Giving a voice to the past  Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington 1877-1946  Book Review: Stanley’s Letter  Budding entrepreneurs in St Mary's Special School Give your yard a jump start this term  Giant-Catcher Adventures  Leabhair phictiúrtha Reviews

Finishing Touches • Noticeboard Comhar Linn Crossword The all-island "Decade of Centenaries" history competition 2018 Scoilnet Panel