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INTO Annual Members’ Draw – Tickets Arriving in Schools This Week

13/04/2018

Let’s Make a Special Effort to Support the Children’s Medical Research Foundation in INTO’s 150th Year!Additional “INTO 150” Prizes for Staff Repre...

Draft Primary Language Curriculum – Stages 3 and 4 (third to sixth classes)

11/04/2018

Consultation – Have Your SayBackgroundThe NCCA has published a draft primary language curriculum, stages 3 and 4, for consultation.Click here to read the D...

Last 4 Places Left for INTO 150 Charity Cycle – Sign Up before 18 April

11/04/2018

INTO 150 Charity Cycle for Focus IrelandAs part of the INTO 150 celebrations, it is planned to have INTO members cycle 150km for charity. The cycle will take...

Joint Teacher Union Session for Safety Representatives – Health and Safety Legislation Briefings

11/04/2018

The teacher unions (ASTI, INTO, TUI) are co-operating on a pilot project to increase awareness of health and safety legislation, including the role of Safety...

Redeployment Panels

09/04/2018

The main redeployment panels have now been issued to the relevant panel operators. There are currently a total of 177 surplus permanent/CID-holding teachers ...

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 ...