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New circular (0024/2020) delay phase arrangements

27/03/2020

The Department of Education and Skills have issued the following circular today (0024/2020), which sets out the additional guidance on leave arrangements as a result of the current pandemic...

Confidential counselling and support

27/03/2020

At this uncertain time, the INTO would like to remind its members and their families that there is an Employee Assistance service available to them through Inspire Wellbeing...

DES payroll division – business contingency arrangements

27/03/2020

The DES has implemented remote working for staff in its payroll division. In line with this decision, it is not currently possible for the DES to operate telephone lines. Please email your queries to the designated payroll email address...

Teaching Council registration – reminder for teachers due to renew by 28 March

27/03/2020

Teachers due to renew their Teaching Council registration by 28 March are advised to renew their registration online using their Personal Identification Number (PIN)...

Unions demand protections for substitute teachers

26/03/2020

Yesterday, the three teaching unions wrote to the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, to demand protections for our substitute teachers...

A message of gratitude from the INTO

26/03/2020

We wish to express our sincere gratitude for the incredible work you have been doing since the current pandemic began. Despite the obvious challenges, you have stepped up and facilitated learning opportunities for your pupils, albeit from a distance...

Funding commitment to continue School Meals Programme

26/03/2020

This morning, the Government has issued schools with updated guidance to help them operate the School Meals Programme amid the extended Covid-19 restrictions, effective Monday 30 March...

INTO answers your questions – COVID-19 school closure

26/03/2020

INTO answers your questions on managing your mental health, distance learning, staffing arrangements, payroll, Easter holidays and more...

INTO supports SVP and Barnardos during unprecedented crisis 

25/03/2020

This morning, the INTO’s Central Executive Committee has decided to make two donations of €10,000 a piece to support the incredible work of both the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Barnardos, who are doing so much to support children at this time...

Staffing and redeployment update

25/03/2020

The Department of Education and Skills has asked INTO to update schools in relation to a number of matters related to staffing and redeployment...