After nearly 20 years of great service as a member of the INTO Head Office team, Noel Ward has informed the CEC of his intention to retire next summer. The CEC has decided to initiate procedures for the election of a Deputy General Secretary/ General Treasurer as follows...
Today’s report from the OECD finds that expenditure on Irish education has failed to keep pace with the rising number of students in Ireland.
Cornmarket is extending its offer of 6 months' free Salary Protection until 31 October 2020. The offer applies to members who are joining the Salary Protection Scheme for the first time.
The presidents and general secretaries of nine teacher unions from Ireland and Britain met under chairperson Christine Blower from the European Trade Union Committee for Education to discuss international issues relating to ETUCE and Education International.
The INTO has continued to work closely with the Department of Education to ensure that the network of supply panels nationwide will be fit for purpose. It will be crucial for schools to have ready access to fully qualified primary teachers to cover approved teacher absences this year.
INTO President Mary Magner and General Secretary John Boyle appear before the Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee this morning. The INTO team will discuss the latest developments in respect of the reopening of schools and the challenges which remain.
TeacherConnect is a brand-new member service which offers an enhanced service to members available for substitute work and to schools seeking to fill a substitute position.
INTO sought a government intervention so that members can appeal their Medmark decisions in a timely manner and have the opinion of their treating doctors taken fully into account. On foot of representations, INTO has secured additional clarification on this matter.
The INTO has sought clarity, provided today by the Department of Education, on procedures to be followed for suspected/confirmed COVID-19 cases in primary or special schools.
The INTO has been seeking clarification on a number of outstanding issues which we have raised with the Department of Education since the Roadmap For The Full Reopening of Primary and Special Schools was published a month ago. The department has clarified some matters.