Further pay increases to be paid on 16 March


The Department of Education has issued Circular 0007/23, which outlines the application of a 2% pay increase to the salaries of all teachers from 1 March 2023. The increase is due to appear in the pay issue on 16 March.

New Curriculum Framework requires supports, time, resources


The Department of Education sent initial information regarding the new Primary Curriculum Framework to schools today. Following its official launch next month, a circular will issue providing further detail

Two paid intern positions for 2023/2024


The INTO invites applications for two positions as paid interns for the school year 2023/24 located at INTO Head Office, Dublin 1. Remote work may be available in line with INTO Head Office policy. Closing date: 5pm, Monday, 6 March, 2023.

Common sense prevails on Summer CPD for teachers


Following a robust intervention by the INTO and other summer course providers, the Department of Education has agreed to a number of adjustments to the plans for the 2023 summer course programme.

Vere Foster Lecture 2022: Now available online


The 2022 annual Vere Foster Lecture, entitled 'What would an all-island education system look like? What are the initial steps to it?', is now available to view online.

Senior Official vacancy – INTO Head Office


A vacancy has arisen in the Conditions of Employment and Leadership section of the INTO for a Senior Official based in INTO Head Office in Dublin.

March 31 deadline for Teacher Fee refunds


The closing date for the Teacher Fee Refund Scheme is March 31. Applications are only accepted for courses/part of courses completed from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022.

INTO survey exposes teacher burnout


The INTO has today published a startling and sobering report on teachers' and school leaders' workload showing the 'huge strain' they are under in primary and special schools.

INTO to meet DE over summer courses


The INTO will meet Department of Education officials next week to challenge ‘regressive’ changes to online CPD for teachers. We will keep members updated as the situation develops.