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


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 


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


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


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


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...

Circular confirms continuation of increment skips for teachers on post-2010 pay scale  


The Department of Education and Skills (DES) has published Circular 0033/2020 which confirms the continuation of increment skips negotiated by the INTO under the Public Service Stability Agreement...

May Day statement from the General Secretary 


In commemorating May Day this year, the Irish National Teachers' Organisation wants to single out our members, the teachers of Ireland, who have stepped up to the challenge of the current pandemic and facilitated the continuity of learning...

Free and confidential counselling service for members


On this International Labour Day and the continuing uncertainty regarding COVID-19, INTO would like to remind its members and their families that there is an Employee Assistance service available to them through Inspire Wellbeing.

Holiday pay for subs will issue tomorrow, 30 April


Holiday pay for substitute teachers will issue tomorrow, 30 April. INTO requested that holiday pay be issued slightly later this year, after receiving a number...

Light a candle in support of Workers’ Memorial Day


The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is asking everyone to participate in the “We Remember Them All" campaign for International Workers’ Memorial Day today, Tuesday, 28 April. Post a photo and message on social media using the hashtag #IWMD20...