INTO reaction: Expansion of DEIS programme


Minister Foley has this afternoon announced changes to the DEIS scheme which sees more than 300 new schools added to the programme. To access the list of new DEIS schools click here. Reacting to the announcement, INTO General Secretary John Boyle said: The INTO has campaigned for a root and branch review of the DEIS … Continued

SEN courses closing dates


The closing date for a Post-Graduate Diploma and a separate Graduate Certificate for Special Education Needs (SEN) Teachers is 11 March 2022 at 5 p.m.  

INTO calls on members to support International Women’s Day 2022


International Women’s Day 2022 takes place next Tuesday, 8 March. The theme for this year’s event, #BreaktheBias, focuses on the need to tackle bias, stereotypes and discrimination, seeking to create a world that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

Member update – parental leave and banking of SET hours


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) has secured an extension to the temporary arrangements with regards to the Parental Leave scheme, following representations made to the Department of Education...

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.