National committee election results – Districts I, III, V and XV


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation is pleased to provide the following election results, following the close of poll in our online election in Districts...

Supplementary Panel decisions to issue


The Department of Education and Skills has advised INTO that they will be issuing decisions on the supplementary panel to applicants over the next two days...

Appointment to promoted posts to recommence


The DES has today issued an information note clarifying that schools may commence or recommence internal competitions for AP1/AP2 and deputy principal posts...

Reopening our schools – stakeholder consultation begins in earnest


Following publication of a detailed member-led submission last week, INTO has today attended its first meeting with the DES, represented by General Secretary, John Boyle...

‘No Going Back’ report sets out new plan for workers and society


The ICTU document ‘No Going Back’ sets out in detail how to revive the economy and ensure that workers are rewarded and protected as the country gradually emerges from the pandemic....

INTO has urged the Teaching Council to review interim measures for Droichead


Members have contacted their CEC Representatives and Head Office regarding the interim measures for the Droichead process as notified by the Teaching Council last Friday afternoon...

Update on notification of CID application decisions


The DES has informed INTO that not all schools have been issued with decisions regarding CID applications. The DES are continuing to process these applications and has indicated that the remaining decisions will be notified to schools early next week...

COVID-related supports for vulnerable pupils


At a time of great anxiety and uncertainty, we must continue to do our best to help those in most need. Here are some resources to support schools in facilitating the continuity of learning, with specific guidance on pupils with Special Educational Needs and pupils experiencing educational disadvantage...

Update on the Droichead process – Interim measures for 2019/20


The Teaching Council has published an update to clarify matters for NQTs who have been affected by the closure of schools due to Covid-19...

Department issues guidance on end-of-year reports


The INTO sought advice and clarification from the Department of Education and Skills (DES) for teachers as they prepare end-of-year reports to parents of children in primary school. The DES published a document today that answers some frequently asked questions that schools may have in providing end-of-year written reports.