Registration opens for next Retirement Planning Seminar (25/26 March)


We wish to advise members that registration for our resumed face-to-face Retirement Planning Seminar scheduled for 25/26 March 2022 in the Radisson Blue Hotel & Spa, Ballincar, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo is now open...

INTO concerned by rush to dismantle public-health supports in schools


The INTO is extremely concerned at the decision taken today to remove critical mitigation measures in schools, particularly for those with underlying health conditions and pregnant staff...


Additional public holiday – Update


The INTO has been advised that from next year a new annual public holiday will take place on St Brigid’s day annually (Monday, 6 Feb 2023 will be the first holiday). The school year will reduce from 183 to 182 days for primary schools. 

Storm Eunice will cause some school closures tomorrow


Department advises 9 counties not to open schools.

Exciting opportunity to work in INTO Head Office


The INTO invites applications for two positions as paid interns for the school year 2022/2023. Persons appointed will be located for work purposes in INTO Head Office (35 Parnell Square, Dublin 1), but remote work may be available in line with INTO Head Office policy.

Covid-19 continues to pose major challenges for schools 


Yesterday, representatives of both school management and education unions met with officials from the Department of Education and public health advisors, including Dr John Cuddihy, Interim Director of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC). Latest public health data  At this meeting, Public Health shared the latest data which confirms the proportion of Covid-19 cases has … Continued

INTO Special Education Conference Webcast


The INTO Special Education Conference 2022 will take place online on Saturday 12 February. The live stream of this event will be available to all members on the INTO website, from 10 am to 1.15 pm.  


DE publish Information Note 0002/2022


Following direction from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, the Department of Education (DE) has published Information Note 0002/2022, which details important changes to Covid-19 Special Leave with Pay.

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Closing date for Career Break, Job Share and Temporary Reassignment applications


A reminder that the deadline to apply for Career break, Job Share and Temporary Reassignment is today, Tuesday 1st February 2022. 

Teacher Refund Scheme 2021


The Teacher Fee Refund Scheme provides funding towards the cost of professional development courses, relevant and of benefit to schools, and that are subject to certification/award by an accreditation authority recognised by the DE.