Trade Union Training

INTO Autumn Officer training

Regional officer training will take place online this Autumn due to Covid-19 restrictions.  This will be comprised of a series of online interactive clustered sessions to discuss current issues combined with a series of stand-alone webinar sessions open to all officers.  These will focus on policy developments and professional issues, legal, industrial relations and equality issues, conditions of employment issues and communications/media.  There will also be a series of online stand-alone IT sessions open to all Secretaries/Organisers.

Regional Cluster Schedule

Below please find the regional cluster schedule – all Officers will be contacted directly inviting them to register for their respective session. A session link will then be provided to each Officer registered enabling them to participate in the session

Session Districts/Branches Dates Venue
Current Issues All Branches in Districts 11 & 13 Thurs 8th Oct, 4 – 6pm online
Current Issues All Branches in Districts 8, 9 & 10 Thurs 15th Oct, 4 – 6pm online
Current Issues All Branches in Districts 3 & 4 Thurs 22nd Oct, 4 – 6pm online
Current Issues All Branches in Districts 6 & 7 Thurs 5th Nov, 4 – 6pm online
Current Issues All Branches in Districts 12 & 16 Thurs 19th Nov, 4 – 6pm online
Current Issues All Branches in Districts 5, 14 & 15 Thurs 26th Nov, 4 – 6pm online


Thematic webinars

Below please find the webinar schedule – all Officers will be sent an email invitation to participate in each session

Navigating the Membership Portal (Branch & District Secretaries only) Tues 6th Oct online 4-6pm
Curriculum, Assessment and Special Education Issues Tues 20th Oct online 4-6pm
Emailing and messaging members (Branch & District Secretaries only) Tue 3rd Nov online 4-6pm
Sick Leave/Pensions and general conditions of employment issues Tue 10th Nov online 4-6pm
Supporting members at local level with legal and industrial relations issues Tue 17th Nov online 4-6pm
Communications and managing media Tue 24th Nov online 4-6pm
Promoting LGBT+ inclusion across INTO Tue 1st Dec online 4-6pm
Preparing for January AGMs & managing Annual Congress returns (Branch & District Secretaries only) Thurs 3rd Dec online 4-6pm

Staff Representatives

The INTO staff rep is an invaluable role within INTO structures.  We are here to help you with training and information briefings.  To be notified of such supports, please ensure you are identified as a rep on our members’ portal. To do this either contact the INTO Membership section by email or on 01/8047713 OR contact your Branch Secretary.

Members’ Portal Training for Staff Representatives

INTO Learning has organised a training session for staff reps to demonstrate how to navigate the members’ portal.  This training will take place online on Wednesday 30th September from 5pm – 6pm. Check your email for an invitation and link.  If you did not receive an email/link, please contact

Staff Representatives Support Course

This online course is aimed at supporting INTO Staff Representatives in carrying out their role, understanding the INTO structures and gaining an overview of teacher employment terms and conditions and managing workplace relationships.

This course comprises 4 modules that will be made available on the following dates

  • Module 1: Staff Representative Role and Responsibilities: Wednesday 30th September
  • Module 2: INTO Structures and Communications: Wednesday14th October
  • Module 3: Teacher Employment Terms and Conditions: Wednesday 11th November
  • Module 4: Managing Workplace Relationships: Wednesday 25th November.


If you are a staff rep listed on the Members’ Portal, you should have received an e-mail invitation to enrol on this course on the 15th September.

If you did not receive it, please contact  For all other course related queries, please contact