The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has written to the Department of Education and the Teaching Council demanding steps be taken to alleviate the growing teacher recruitment and retention crisis.
The INTO strongly supports the inclusion of 78 primary schools in a pilot scheme aimed at mitigating pupil mental health challenges which have become more pressing in the aftermath of the pandemic.
The Department of Education has today published an information note regarding recruitment procedures. The note also provides an update on lists of available substitutes and registered retired teachers.
The winner of the €10,000 top prize in the INTO Members’ Draw is Declan Claffey, Eoin Naofa NS, Mullingar. €67,826 was raised for the Children’s Health Foundation's research into sickle cell disease.
Access to the member area of INTO.ie has now been restored following an outage due to technical issues. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The public-facing section was unaffected.
The INTO continues to support the LGBT+ community, as we celebrate Pride throughout the month of June. We will attend Pride parades across the country and our Pride Flag campaign is up and running.
The deadline for entering the INTO Members’ Draw in aid of the Children’s Health Foundation is Wednesday, 14 June at 5pm, meaning there is not long left to support its research into sickle cell disease.
The INTO has condemned the failure of the Department of Education to issue any ICT funding to schools since late in 2021, describing it as a blow to schools trying to replace outdated IT infrastructure.
The INTO recently hosted a series of 'Happy Hormone' seminars, answering members' questions around periods, fertility, pelvic health and menopause. An audio recording is available for two weeks only.