OECD report sets out benefits of lower class sizes


The most recent report based on the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) sheds light on what makes a difference to children’s learning.

INTO calls time on supersized classes – Mary Magner


If the government is committed to keeping schools open, so that parents can continue to work and support the economy, then class sizes need to be reduced.

Free mortgage and tax advisory webinar


Following the success of the face to face seminars ITAS Accounting and EDUC Mortgages are delivering an online webinar for INTO members and their families.

European Day of Languages – online conference


To celebrate the European Day of Languages, the European Commission launched a report entitled ‘Education begins with Language’ and will host a free online conference.

Budget 2021 – Keep our schools open 


INTO has today launched our Budget 2021 campaign, ahead of the budget on the 13th of October. We are calling on all members to support and share our key priorities to ensure we can keep our schools open.

Union opposes absolutist approach to keeping schools open at all costs


The INTO Central Executive Committee held a special meeting yesterday to discuss the challenges faced by primary and special schools during the first fortnight of the school year.

Pay restoration from 1 October – circular confirms final phase of PSSA


The Department has issued Circular 0060/2020. An uplift of 2% applies to all pay scales, as set out in the circular, while allowances generally are restored to their value as of 31 December 2009 after which they had been cut by 5%.

INTO has updated its Covid-19 FAQs


INTO is keeping our guidance to members updated in real time. Members are advised to visit our Covid-19 help and advice pages, which feature our regularly updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Free Salary Protection Offer


Cornmarket is extending its offer of 6 months' free Salary Protection until 31 October 2020. The offer applies to members who are joining the Salary Protection Scheme for the first time.