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Tenth anniversary Irish Teachers’ Journal launched

22/11/2022

A special tenth anniversary edition of the Irish Teachers’ Journal was launched by INTO President John Driscoll at our Education Conference recently. Schools will be sent a copy before Christmas.

Housing crisis threatens education system – unions

22/11/2022

Ahead of the Raise the Roof rally on Saturday, trade unions in the education sector have issued a joint statement accusing Government of a failed housing policy that risks the effective delivery of education services.

Raise the Roof campaign: Teacher Testimonials

19/11/2022

The INTO is part of the Raise the Roof campaign, which aims to pressure Government into effectively addressing the housing crisis. Read teachers' experience of trying to find an affordable home.

Launch of Ashling Murphy Scholarship at conference

18/11/2022

The INTO and Mary Immaculate College have launched an entrance scholarship in memory of primary school teacher Ashling Murphy. This bursary will be awarded for achievement in traditional Irish music.

Schools involved in AON trial urged to make contact

18/11/2022

The Central Executive Committee today discussed the AON trial taking place in some schools. As the trial continues, affected schools are asked to contact the INTO Education Section. 

Applications open for new Supplementary Panel

18/11/2022

The DE today issued a circular setting out the conditions and application process for access to the Supplementary Panel for recruitment to permanent positions for the 2023/24 school year.

INTO Education Conference to focus on language

18/11/2022

The INTO Education Conference takes place today in Tullamore, Co Offaly, starting at 3pm and concluding tomorrow at 2pm. This year’s conference theme is Language Matters. This event is being live streamed.

INTO joins fundraising appeal for Ukraine

17/11/2022

The INTO members’ Christmas appeal this year, forms part of an ICTU/IBEC initiative in aid of Ukrainians affected by the war in their country. This is an all-island appeal aiming to raise at least €25,000.

Pay increases and arrears due 24 November 

14/11/2022

The Department of Education has confirmed that the two outstanding pay increases and arrears due will be paid on Thursday, 24 November to members in full-time, part-time or substitute positions.

New circular on standardised school year

11/11/2022

The Department of Education has issued circular 0072/2022 setting out how breaks in the school year will operate, and general guidance around school year arrangements for 2023/24, 2024/25 and 2025/26.