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  • Pay Scales

    Scales Effective from 1 October 2021 Appointed prior to 01-01-2011   1 Oct 2021 1 Oct 2021 Point on scale Salary 1 €36.290 2 €37,093 3 €38,225 4 €39,360 5...

  • Education Conference

  • School design

    Designing Primary Schools For The Future – ESRI Report For general design guidelines visit the School Design section on the DES website. An ESRI Report, Designing Primary Schools for the...

  • Equality

    Equal Opportunities (equality legislation) INTO Equality Committee INTO Equality Conference LGBT+ Teachers Rights Religious Ethos and Equality Reproductive Health Related Matters...

  • Equal Opportunities (equality legislation)

    Equality legislation (Employment Equality Act and Equal Status Act) is in place to prevent employees and service users being discriminated against on the following 9 grounds Gender Civil status Family...

  • LGBT+ Teachers Rights

    The lived workplace experiences of LGBT+ teachers in Irish schools INTO LGBT+ Teachers’ Group LGBT+ Education Resources Good Teaching/Learning Practice Videos Addressing LGBT+ Identity Based Bullying Different Families, Same Love...

  • Religious Ethos and Equality

    Many teachers who do not practice or share the religious ethos of their school patron express concerns regarding discrimination given their non-belief or the non-congruence of their personal lives with...

  • Reproductive Health Related Matters

    The INTO Equality Committee undertook research into members experiences of managing reproductive health related matters during work time. A total of 2,271 responses were received: 92% of respondents were female...

  • Home School Community Liaison Scheme

    Home School Community Liaison (HSCL) is a major, mainstream, preventative strategy targeted at pupils at risk of not reaching their potential in the educational system because of background characteristics which...

  • Education Committee

  • Home School Community Liaison Scheme

  • Planning a school project

    Planning a School Project? (PDF) InTouch April 2014 Circular 0039/2015 (PDF) Cost Limits for Primary School Buildings June 2015 Protecting teachers and pupils from radon (PDF) Issue: October 2016 Authors:...

  • GDPR

    Here are some GDPR resources and a Q&A guide for our members: GDPR – INTO Question and Answer Guide GDPR Principles – sets out six principles to adhere to when...

  • Directives

    Wording of current INTO Directives: 1. Duties of Teachers of Infants 12th of September 1985 “Annual Congress 1985, adopted a resolution on duties of teachers of infants. Directive to Members:...

  • Administration of Medicine

    The INTO formulated an administration of medication policy in accordance with guidelines issued by the Primary Schools’ Managerial Bodies. Read the Administration of Medication policy here.   Legal and Medical...

  • Behaviour and Discipline

    Assaults on Teachers Codes of Behaviour Countering Bullying Behaviour Managing Behaviour Suspension / Expulsion...

  • Assaults on Teachers

    Introduction The European Agency for Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) defines third party violence in the context of the workplace as “physical violence, verbal aggression or the threat of physical...

  • Codes of Behaviour

        Under Section 23 of the Education (Welfare) Act, 2000 the board of management of each school, following consultation with the principal, teachers and parents, must prepare and make...

  • Countering Bullying Behaviour

    Anti- Bullying Procedures In September 2013, the DES published Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools, and the accompanying Circular 45/2013. The Procedures set out the approach which must be...

  • Managing Behaviour

    Managing children’s behaviour and establishing and maintaining discipline in the school are essential components of the role of the primary teacher. The INTO has published several policy documents relating to...