Job opportunities at Global Village partnership


Global Village, the strategic partnership for the delivery of Global Citizenship Education at primary school level, is currently recruiting for a Digital Communications Officer and an Education Officer.

Changes to career break and job-sharing schemes


Following representations by the INTO, the DE today confirmed restrictions on teachers doing substitute work under the Career Break and Job Share schemes will again be lifted for the 2023/24 school year.  

Planning for a more diverse teaching profession


Last month, the Irish National Teachers' Organisation and Maynooth University's Turn to Teaching Community hosted a shared learning event promoting diversity and inclusion in the teaching profession.

Extra measures needed to ease teacher supply crisis  


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has written to the Department of Education and the Teaching Council demanding steps be taken to alleviate the growing teacher recruitment and retention crisis. 

Pupil mental health support must continue past 2024


The INTO strongly supports the inclusion of 78 primary schools in a pilot scheme aimed at mitigating pupil mental health challenges which have become more pressing in the aftermath of the pandemic. 

DE issues information note on recruitment procedures


The Department of Education has today published an information note regarding recruitment procedures. The note also provides an update on lists of available substitutes and registered retired teachers.

Mullingar member wins €10,000 in draw for CHF


The winner of the €10,000 top prize in the INTO Members’ Draw is Declan Claffey, Eoin Naofa NS, Mullingar. €67,826 was raised for the Children’s Health Foundation's research into sickle cell disease.

Access to INTO website member area restored


Access to the member area of has now been restored following an outage due to technical issues. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The public-facing section was unaffected.

Unite against hate – INTO’s pride month message 


The INTO continues to support the LGBT+ community, as we celebrate Pride throughout the month of June. We will attend Pride parades across the country and our Pride Flag campaign is up and running.