INTO Head Office closed Monday


Unfortunately, INTO Head Office will be closed again this Monday (17 April) due to an ongoing IT issue...

EPSEN review must deliver for children and schools


The INTO today formally published our submission on the long-overdue review of the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs (EPSEN) Act 2004. 

Main Panel list issued by Department of Education


The main panel comes into operation today. A list of permanent teachers available for redeployment to the panel operator under each diocese, or patron body has issued.

INTO welcomes free primary book scheme plan


The INTO welcomes publication of the new free primary book scheme and confirmation that administrative support will be provided to schools to ensure smooth national rollout.

DE misses chance to tackle climate emergency 


The INTO is disappointed that the Department of Education has excluded vital resources and supports from the 'School Sector Climate Action Mandate', published this week.

Irish and UK unions oppose Palestine school demolition


Irish and UK trade unions representing education workers have expressed shock and condemnation over the imminent demolition of another school in the West Bank.

Time and support needed to deliver new curriculum 


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) welcomes today’s launch of the Primary Curriculum Framework by Minister for Education, Norma Foley.

IHREC/INTO anti-racism workshops in March


These IHREC/INTO interactive workshops support teachers in understanding racism and identity-based discrimination related to race, language, culture and/or ethnicity.

Primary Staffing Appeals Board – March meeting 


The first meeting of the Primary Staffing Appeals Board to deal with appeals for the 2023/24 school year will be held this coming Friday 10 March 2023.