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  • General information on school accommodation

    While much progress has been made on modernising school buildings over the past number of years, INTO continues to stress that adequate investment needs to be maintained to compensate for...

  • 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:...

  • Funding

    Capital Works In National Schools Capital grants are paid towards the provision of new buildings and major renovations. Major capital works in national schools are carried out in accordance with...

  • School design

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

  • Teaching in the Republic of Ireland

    Did you qualify as a teacher in Northern Ireland and now want to work in the Republic of Ireland? Information on teaching in the Republic of Ireland can be found...

  • Equality

    The INTO promotes and encourages the principle of equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its work within the education sphere and in the teaching profession. The Legal, Industrial...

  • Amalgamation

    Information on Amalgamation Staffing in Amalgamated Schools...

  • Staffing in Amalgamated Schools

    The method of determining the appointment and retention of teachers in amalgamated schools is the same as that which applies in mainstream national schools, i.e. the staffing complement of a...

  • INTO Principals’ and Deputy Principals’ Committee

  • Resources to support EID in schools

    The INTO has compiled a bank of resources that aim to build teacher capacity in the area of EID including: Diversity in our Schools – Staffroom Poster English Version Diversity...

  • Supporting Pupils from Ukraine

    In light of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, many schools across the country will be supporting Ukrainian families and pupils as they arrive in Ireland. We have collated some useful...

  • Summer Programme 2024

    2024 Special Schools   2024 Mainstream Schools   2024 Home-Based Programme...

  • Pensions and Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI)

    Pay Related Social Insurance Contributions and Pension Benefits All teachers pay PRSI (Pay Related Social Insurance Contributions) on salary earned from the Department of Education. The Department of Education also...

  • School Leadership Webinars

    Making Appointments to Posts of Responsibility   INTO Principals’ Webinar – Back to School Updates – September 2022...

  • Leave Estimator

  • EAL hours for New Entrant Pupils

    What kind of contract can a school offer to a teacher taking on EAL hours for New Entrant Pupils? A teacher appointed to work these hours may be offered a...

  • Contract of Indefinite Duration (CID)

    The Department of Education (DE) issued a new staffing circular on 6 February 2024 outlining the terms under which Contracts of Indefinite duration are issued (relevant links are at the...

  • Assessment of Need (AON) FAQs – updated April 2024

    Assessment of Need (AON) FAQs Is the INTO recommending that schools co-operate with the AON process? Yes. INTO is advising members to follow the process outlined in Circular 0025/2024 Report...

  • Right to Disconnect – Guidance for Schools

    Following the publication of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Right to Disconnect, in April 2021, a recommendation followed that all workplaces...

  • INTO Pride Flag Campaign 

    The INTO will continue to run the successful Pride Flag Campaign in 2024. The presentation and raising of the flag is a symbol of the commitment of the union and...