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Secondment Circular

09/04/2018

The Department has issued circular 29/2018: Secondment Scheme for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools.Click here to download C...

Retention in Employment as a Teacher after Compulsory Retirement Age of 65 – “Inadequate” Temporary Arrangement Issued by DES

06/04/2018

The DES has issued Circular 0027/2018 (pdf) which contains “temporary arrangements which will apply to certain staff to be retained beyond their compulsory...

New Circular on Illness Leave (Critical Illness Protocol)

06/04/2018

The Department has issued Circular 0025/2018 (pdf), following discussions between public service employers and unions, to revise the critical illness aspects...

Feargal Brougham: New Vice President of the INTO

04/04/2018

The new vice president of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation is Feargal Brougham, principal teacher in St Paul’s SNS, Ayrfield, Dublin 13.Feargal ...

Traumatisation of Palestinian school children reported at INTO Congress

04/04/2018

Dorothy McGinley, chairperson of the INTO’s Northern Committee told delegates to the union’s annual conference about a recent visit she made to the West ...

Joe Killeen: New president of the INTO

04/04/2018

The new president of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation is Joe Killeen, principal teacher in Lough Cutra NS Gort, Co. Galway. He replaces John Boyle...

INTO takes pay inequality challenge to Europe

04/04/2018

The INTO has challenged pay inequality on the grounds of age discrimination, in a long-running case led by two members. In March the Labour Court referred ke...

Primary teachers call for panels of supply teachers to address ongoing substitute crisis in schools

04/04/2018

The shortage of qualified teachers to cover short-term absences is huge challenge for schools across and a threat to long term education standards if not add...

INTO Annual Congress finishes this afternoon

04/04/2018

Today (Wednesday 4 April 2018) is the final day of the INTO Annual Congress in Killarney.Today the conference will discuss motions on teacher supply panels, ...

Primary teachers demand equal funding for schools

03/04/2018

Primary teachers at the INTO’s annual Congress in Killarney today demanded equality of funding between primary and second level schools.Arthur Fallon from ...