SEN courses closing dates


The closing date for a Post-Graduate Diploma and a separate Graduate Certificate for Special Education Needs (SEN) Teachers is 11 March 2022 at 5 p.m.  

INTO calls on members to support International Women’s Day 2022


International Women’s Day 2022 takes place next Tuesday, 8 March. The theme for this year’s event, #BreaktheBias, focuses on the need to tackle bias, stereotypes and discrimination, seeking to create a world that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

Member update – parental leave and banking of SET hours


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) has secured an extension to the temporary arrangements with regards to the Parental Leave scheme, following representations made to the Department of Education...

Registration opens for next Retirement Planning Seminar (25/26 March)


We wish to advise members that registration for our resumed face-to-face Retirement Planning Seminar scheduled for 25/26 March 2022 in the Radisson Blue Hotel & Spa, Ballincar, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo is now open...

INTO concerned by rush to dismantle public-health supports in schools


The INTO is extremely concerned at the decision taken today to remove critical mitigation measures in schools, particularly for those with underlying health conditions and pregnant staff...


Additional public holiday – Update


The INTO has been advised that from next year a new annual public holiday will take place on St Brigid’s day annually (Monday, 6 Feb 2023 will be the first holiday). The school year will reduce from 183 to 182 days for primary schools. 

Storm Eunice will cause some school closures tomorrow


Department advises 9 counties not to open schools.

Exciting opportunity to work in INTO Head Office


The INTO invites applications for two positions as paid interns for the school year 2022/2023. Persons appointed will be located for work purposes in INTO Head Office (35 Parnell Square, Dublin 1), but remote work may be available in line with INTO Head Office policy.

Covid-19 continues to pose major challenges for schools 


Yesterday, representatives of both school management and education unions met with officials from the Department of Education and public health advisors, including Dr John Cuddihy, Interim Director of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC). Latest public health data  At this meeting, Public Health shared the latest data which confirms the proportion of Covid-19 cases has … Continued

INTO Special Education Conference Webcast


The INTO Special Education Conference 2022 will take place online on Saturday 12 February. The live stream of this event will be available to all members on the INTO website, from 10 am to 1.15 pm.