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INTO welcomes early lifting of career break restrictions for sub work, but clarity is needed on EAL/SET hours


The INTO welcomes the publication of Information Note 10/2022, which temporarily suspends the restriction normally placed on teachers on career break who wish to carry out substitute work. 

World Teachers’ Day call for investment targets to be met


Education International (EI), the global representative body for over 32 million teachers and education support personnel, is marking World Teachers’ Day today by calling for more investment and teacher involvement in meeting targets set at the World Education Forum in 2015. The theme this year is, “The Transformation of Education Begins with Teachers”. Promoted by … Continued

Vacancy: Clerical Officer – Communications Team


The INTO is hiring a Clerical Officer (temporary) based in the Press Office within the Communications Section. Thea application deadline for this role is 5pm on Friday 7th Oct. 2022.

INTO members vote to accept proposed pay deal 


Members of Ireland’s largest teachers’ union, the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), have voted by a significant margin to accept the proposals in the Review of Building Momentum in an electronic ballot of members. The union announced the result today (30 September). 18,795 members (80%) of voters supported the agreement 4,783 members (20%) voted against    The turnout was … Continued

Retirement planning seminars registration open


The €50 charge includes all teas/coffees throughout the 2 day period, full lunch on Friday and a light lunch prior to departure on Saturday. There is also a Wine Reception at 5pm on Friday evening.

Teacher voice delivers increased investment for education in Budget 2023


INTO members supported our Budget2023 campaign, sending 37,000 emails to local TDs and attending lobby meetings in constituencies around the country.

Budget 2023: Welcome measures but important aims must not be forgotten


Members of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) participated in a grassroots campaign calling for increased investment in primary education. 

INTO Deputy General Secretary calls for a Yes Vote – Review of Building Momentum 


INTO Deputy General Secretary/ Treasurer Deirdre O’Connor is today calling on all members of the union to cast a vote in the online poll on the Review of Building Momentum...

New INTO online service for leave queries


The INTO is now offering members an enhanced information service about leave entitlements with the launch of a new Leave Estimator, on