Teaching Council registration updates


INTO members should make sure to renew their Teaching Council registration when due to avoid lapsing from the Teaching Council register.

Schools with teaching principals are encouraged to form clusters to cover their release days


Groups of five small schools with teaching principals may appoint a fixed-term teacher to cover their leadership and management days.

Minister reaffirms intention to honour Public Service Stability Agreement


INTO General Secretary John Boyle met with Minister McGrath today.

Details of operational supports for return to school published


Additional information has been provided on some of the supports announced by government.

INTO welcomes plans for schools reopening, supports for principals and substitute panels. Further clarity on substitute cover needed.


Details for the reopening of schools have been published by the Department of Education.

New employee assistance provider appointed


Spectrum Life has been appointed, following a public tender process, as the new provider of the Employee Assistance Service for teachers and other school staff. The new provider will commence services from the 26 July...

Member update – Announcement due on outstanding issues related to the reopening of schools


Since the beginning of July, the INTO has been intensively engaged with key primary and special education stakeholders, including Department of Education officials, as preparations advance for the reopening of primary schools in six weeks’ time...

New Vacancy – Executive Officer


The INTO is currently recruiting for an Executive Officer in the Office of the Deputy General Secretary/General Treasurer, Finance, Membership and Operations Section...

€55,000 raised for Ireland’s sickest children


A massive €55,000 has been raised by the INTO for CMRF Crumlin, which is part of the Children’s Health Foundation family. This year due to COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing guidelines...