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DES notifies schools of decisions regarding CID applications

18/05/2020

The Department of Education and Skills is notifying schools this week and next of decisions regarding applications for CIDs. Any appeals must be made within 4 working weeks from the date of notification...

Guidelines on limited access to schools published

15/05/2020

The Department of Education and Skills has this evening published guidelines for schools in respect of access to school buildings in limited circumstances from Monday, May 18...

NCSE confirms SNA applications can be submitted without documentation

14/05/2020

INTO has requested that the NCSE provide an extension to the deadline of May 22 for the submission of exceptional review requests for additional SNAs for the coming school year...

INTO awaiting clarification on school access

14/05/2020

Following publication of the government’s roadmap for reopening society and business, key questions on when and how school staff will have access to their school buildings remain unanswered...

INTO begins formal engagement on schools reopening

14/05/2020

Over the last number of weeks, INTO consulted elected branch and district officers, as well as national committee members to identify the key issues which must be considered in detail before our schools can reopen...

‘Different Families, Same Love’ competition back with revised format

12/05/2020

The INTO LGBT+ Teachers’ Group has recently announced a revised format of the Different Families, Same Love competition to accommodate those learning from home...

INTO secures early payment of DEIS grants 

07/05/2020

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has announced the early payment of the €16 million DEIS grant for the 2020/21 school year...

INTO moves to postpone forthcoming meetings and events

06/05/2020

In light of new advice from the government, that the current COVID-19 restrictions will continue, INTO has made the decision to postpone a number of scheduled events due to take place in the coming month...

British and Irish teacher trade unions warn against premature reopening of schools

05/05/2020

The General Secretaries of 10 teacher trade unions across the UK and Ireland have written to the Education Ministers in all 5 jurisdictions urging “significant caution in any consideration of reopening schools...

Bursary Scheme 2020/2021

05/05/2020

The INTO Bursary Scheme for members will be continued for 2020. Up to six bursaries will be awarded with awards of €3,000 for Doctorate Level and €1,500 for Masters Level/Other. Bursaries are open to all INTO members, North and South...