Department provides additional clarification on reopening schools


The Department of Education and Skills (DES) circulated a letter to schools at the weekend which clarifies a number of issues that were raised by INTO. The following key activities are now underway within the department...

Winner of INTO members’ draw


Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket or donated to support this year’s INTO members’ draw. We are delighted to announce the winners.

Clear and practical supports must be at heart of plans for July provision and the reopening of our schools


In order for an orderly and safe reopening of our schools any decisions must be led by public health advice and include engagement with the INTO.

Former INTO President elected chair of Teaching Council 


At its latest meeting, the Teaching Council has elected INTO Ex-President Sean McMahon as the new Chairperson of the council...

INTO secures flexible approach on Droichead


INTO has secured a flexible approach to Droichead interim measures following engagement with the Teaching Council. The council have this evening...

Last chance to enter the INTO members’ draw – €20K in prizes to be won


The INTO members’ draw to support sick children closes for entries tomorrow (Thursday, 11 June 2020) at 5pm. If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, now is your chance. Tickets cost €10 each and winners will be drawn on Friday....

Update on notification of CID application decisions


The DES has informed INTO that given the high volume of applications for CIDs, it is continuing to notify schools of decisions in respect of applications for CIDs on an ongoing basis...

President Michael D. Higgins message to sixth class pupils


May I send my very best wishes to all of you children as you enter the final weeks of your primary school years...

Panel update issued


The Department of Education and Skills has issued an update on the Main Panel today. 127 teachers remain to be redeployed across all panel areas...

Slán libh Rang a Sé 2020


The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on the type of graduation ceremony and last day celebrations that sixth-class pupils could look forward to, but there are no limits to the ways in which we can mark this special day...