INTO calls for all DEIS schools to be included in class size reduction


INTO notes the totally inadequate decision of the department to extend the planned class size reductions to DEIS band one senior schools only, ignoring DEIS band one junior and vertical schools.

Register today for the INTO Wellness Webinar


To support our members, we have teamed up with Cornmarket to bring you a Return to Work Wellness Webinar ahead of the upcoming mid-term break...

Breast Cancer Awareness campaign moves online


Breast Cancer Ireland is providing a free 30-minute breast health presentation for all school staff. Book yours today...

INTO acknowledges class size cuts are good news for primary


The budget has provided for a reduction in the staffing schedule by one point to 25:1 in primary schools, by providing more than 300 new teaching posts...

Last chance to add your voice to our Budget 2021 campaign


Add your voice to our Budget 2021 campaign by emailing your local TD and Senator today and share with peers in your community.

Wellbeing live events planned by Spectrum.Life


Spectrum.Life, the current Employee Assistance Service provider, will run a series of weekly Wellbeing Live Events for school staff.

Covid-19 – latest updates


The INTO meets with the education stakeholders and the Department of Education on a regular basis to raise the concerns of members and secure additional clarity and resources as required. A brief update on key issues is provided below.

INTO demands clarity on status of schools at Level 5


Following the recommendation from NPHET that the country may need to enter Level 5 restrictions, INTO has called for an immediate public health review on the status of schools at this level.

Section 29 appeals – update


The DES has published Circular 69/20 regarding appeals under section 29 of the Education Act. These new arrangements and procedures take effect from 12 November 2020.