No consultation on career break change proposal


The INTO deplores the Minister for Education's lack of consultation on reported changes to our members terms and conditions, following media reports that the scheme is to be restricted from September 2023.

Teacher support needed for summer provision


The INTO is calling for more resources for summer programmes next year. General Secretary John Boyle said ‘unfair criticism on the national airwaves’ of principal teachers of special and inclusive schools undermines their excellent work delivering these programmes.

Clerical Officer vacancy in INTO Communications


The INTO has a vacancy for a Clerical Officer based in the publications team, within the Communications Section, working under the management of the Deputy Director of Communications/Senior Official.

INTO calls for emergency teacher supply taskforce


Against the backdrop of a recruitment and retention crisis in primary and special education, the time for talking shops is over, the INTO said after the Consultative Forum on Teacher Supply met.

Tenth anniversary Irish Teachers’ Journal launched


A special tenth anniversary edition of the Irish Teachers’ Journal was launched by INTO President John Driscoll at our Education Conference recently. Schools will be sent a copy before Christmas.

Housing crisis threatens education system – unions


Ahead of the Raise the Roof rally on Saturday, trade unions in the education sector have issued a joint statement accusing Government of a failed housing policy that risks the effective delivery of education services.

Raise the Roof campaign: Teacher Testimonials


The INTO is part of the Raise the Roof campaign, which aims to pressure Government into effectively addressing the housing crisis. Read teachers' experience of trying to find an affordable home.

Launch of Ashling Murphy Scholarship at conference


The INTO and Mary Immaculate College have launched an entrance scholarship in memory of primary school teacher Ashling Murphy. This bursary will be awarded for achievement in traditional Irish music.

Schools involved in AON trial urged to make contact


The Central Executive Committee today discussed the AON trial taking place in some schools. As the trial continues, affected schools are asked to contact the INTO Education Section. 

Applications open for new Supplementary Panel


The DE today issued a circular setting out the conditions and application process for access to the Supplementary Panel for recruitment to permanent positions for the 2023/24 school year.