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.

Main panel list issues today


The Department of Education and Skills has issued the main panel list today. A list of permanent teachers available for redeployment has been issued to panel operators...

Support our online members’ draw in aid of CMRF Crumlin


Every year the INTO runs a members’ draw to support the incredible work of the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation at CHI at Crumlin. This year, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, we are delighted to launch an online draw...

DES notifies schools of decisions regarding CID applications


The Department of Education and Skills is notifying schools this week and next of decisions regarding applications for CIDs. Any appeals must be made within 4 working weeks from the date of notification...

Guidelines on limited access to schools published


The Department of Education and Skills has this evening published guidelines for schools in respect of access to school buildings in limited circumstances from Monday, May 18...

NCSE confirms SNA applications can be submitted without documentation


INTO has requested that the NCSE provide an extension to the deadline of May 22 for the submission of exceptional review requests for additional SNAs for the coming school year...