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INTO Northern Conference 2024


The INTO Northern Conference kicks off in The Europa Hotel, Belfast on Friday 1 March. The Conference is set to hear from members on the issues of pay, recruitment and retention, school funding and special educational needs.

Empowering Change: Insights and Challenges at the INTO Special Education Symposium 2024


Around 400 teachers gathered in Portlaoise on Saturday, 24 February, for the INTO Symposium on Special Education, engaging in discussions about the provision of special education in Ireland.

Largest mobilisation of union members in decades to take place for Trade Union Week 


The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has today (14.02.24) announced Ireland’s first Trade Union Week, which will take place between 29 April and 6 May 2024.

Nominations for President, Vice President and National Committees


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) wishes to advise members of the following nominations received by the union for the positions of President, Vice President and National Committees for the forthcoming term.

Department of Education publishes staffing circular


The INTO welcomes Circular 0011/2024 which has been published today. The Circular outlines the staffing arrangements for primary schools in the 2024/25 school year.

SET allocation ignores important considerations


Many schools around the country will be deeply concerned about the contents of DE Circular 0002/2024, which details changes to the model for allocating Special Education Teaching (SET) hours.

Exciting opportunity to work in INTO Head Office


The INTO invites applications for two positions as paid interns for the school year 2024/2025. Persons appointed will be located for work purposes in INTO Head Office in Dublin.

INTO statement on erroneous publication of staffing arrangements


The erroneous uploading of documents relating to staffing on DE’s website last night has grossly infringed primary principals’ right to disconnect...

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Circular 0024/2024
Date: 04/03/2024 / Format: PDF / Size: 384.8KB
Post-Graduate Certificate/Diploma of Teacher Professional Learning for teachers working with students with special educational needs (autism).
Circular 0022/2024
Date: 26/02/2024 / Format: PDF / Size: 615.64KB
Policy on Gaeltacht Education - Invitation to Primary Schools in Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas to Consider Joining the Gaeltacht School Recognition Scheme.
Circular 0020/2024
Date: 26/02/2024 / Format: PDF / Size: 699.97KB
Gaeltacht School Recognition Scheme: Continued Implementation of the Scheme (2024/25) in Primary Schools and Special Schools.
Circular 0011/2024
Date: 06/02/2024 / Format: PDF / Size: 867.21KB
Staffing arrangements in Primary Schools for the 2024/25 school year.
Circular 0011/2024 Appendix A
Date: 06/02/2024 / Format: PDF / Size: 86.08KB
Schedule of Enrolment of Pupils Governing the Appointment and Retention of Mainstream Class Teachers in Ordinary Schools, Gaelscoileanna and Gaeltacht National Schools for the 2024/25 school year.
Circular 0011/2024 Appendix B
Date: 06/02/2024 / Format: PDF / Size: 50.68KB
Enrolments required for Administrative Principal status and Administrative Deputy Principal status in Ordinary Schools, Gaelscoileanna and Gaeltacht National Schools for the 2024/25 school year.

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