June 14 deadline for entering Members’ Draw


The deadline for entering the INTO Members’ Draw in aid of the Children’s Health Foundation is Wednesday, 14 June at 5pm, meaning there is not long left to support its research into sickle cell disease.

INTO condemns failure to fund primary school ICT


The INTO has condemned the failure of the Department of Education to issue any ICT funding to schools since late in 2021, describing it as a blow to schools trying to replace outdated IT infrastructure.

INTO hormone health seminar


The INTO recently hosted a series of 'Happy Hormone' seminars, answering members' questions around periods, fertility, pelvic health and menopause. An audio recording is available for two weeks only.

INTO sympathies on passing of ASTI President


The INTO's leadership team expresses deep sorrow on the passing of our friend and colleague, Miriam Duggan, President of the Association of Teachers in Ireland. Suaimhneas síoraí dá hanam uasal.

INTO welcomes rollout of schools’ counselling pilot


The INTO welcomes today's announcement regarding the pilot in-school counselling service to be rolled out in counties Cavan, Laois, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Tipperary and Monaghan.

€20K-plus raised so far in draw for sickle cell research


So far, in our last ever raffle for the Children's Health Foundation we have raised over €20,000 for research into Sickle Cell Disease. We are asking members to buy a ticket to support this work.

Staffing Appeals Board: 2 June submission deadline


The next meeting of the Primary Staffing Appeals Board dealing with appeals for the 2023/24 school year will be held the week of 12 June 2023. The closing date for submission of appeals is Friday, 2 June.

Primary teachers achieve world-leading pupil literacy


INTO President Dorothy McGinley has commended union members after national and international reports today confirmed that Irish primary pupils are rated among the best in the world for literacy.

Changes to Covid-19 special leave with pay


Following updated HSE advice and a guidance document from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, the Department of Education (DE) has today published Information Note TC/IN 0004/2023.