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INTO welcomes permanent status for Employee Assistance Scheme


The Department of Education has today published Circular 0033/2022 , which advises that the Employee Assistance Scheme, which had been available on a temporary basis to all school staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, will now be made available permanently from the 2022/23 school year. 

INTO fundraising draw in aid of the Children’s Health Foundation


The INTO is holding a members’ fundraising draw in aid of the Children’s Health Foundation (formerly the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation at Crumlin Hospital). Proceeds from the draw will go towards year 2 of a 3-year research project into sickle cell disease. 

Vacancies for two Officials at INTO head office


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) is currently recruiting an Official on a one-year, fixed-term contract with an application closing date of June 3, 2022.

Vacancies: Two positions in INTO Communications


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) is currently recruiting for two Clerical Officer positions within our Communications section.

Deadlines for Summer Provision approaching


The Department of Education has released details of the Summer Provision for 2022.

Registration for INTO Learning summer courses now open


Registration is now open for INTO Learning online summer courses and the week-long face-to-face course in Dún Chaoin, Co Kerry on 

Joint BIGTU statement – Work overload negatively affecting wellbeing in education systems


Following the first in-person meeting of Presidents and General Secretaries from the ten education unions within the British and Irish Group of Teacher Unions (BIGTU), the group has called on policy makers within their jurisdictions to prioritise the tackling of teacher workload and the promotion of practitioner wellbeing within schools, colleges and universities.

Important dates regarding Staffing Circular and CIDs


INTO members are being reminded that 9 May 2020 is a key date for staffing arrangements in primary schools and are also advised that those eligible for a Contract of Indefinite Duration (CID) should apply as soon as possible.

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Circular 0033/2022
Date: 19/05/2022 / Format: DOCX / Size: 124.25KB
Permanent extension of the Employee Assistance Service (EAS) to all school staff employed in recognised primary and post-primary schools.
Circular 0031/2022
Date: 03/05/2022 / Format: PDF / Size: 675.22KB
Recruitment of Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) - Supplementary Assignment Arrangements for the 2022/2023 school year.
Ciorclán 0010/2022
Date: 29/04/2022 / Format: PDF / Size: 661.77KB
Polasaí don Oideachas Gaeltachta 2017-2022: Bunscoileanna agus Scoil(eanna) speisialta i limistéir pleanála teanga ghaeltachta atá rannpháirteach sa Scéim Aitheantais Scoileanna Gaeltachta: Feidhmiú Leanúnach na Scéime (2022 - 2024)
Circular 0010/2022
Date: 29/04/2022 / Format: PDF / Size: 623.95KB
Policy on Gaeltacht Education 2017-2022: Primary schools and special schools in Gaeltacht language-planning areas participating in the Gaeltacht school recognition scheme: Ongoing Implementation of the Scheme (2022-2024)
Circular 0029/2022
Date: 27/04/2022 / Format: PDF / Size: 374.56KB
Arrangements for Inspectorate Engagement with Primary and Special Schools April to June 2022
Ciorclán 0012/2022
Date: 27/04/2022 / Format: / Size: 0B
Polasaí don Oideachas Gaeltachta 2017-2022: Cuireadh do bhunscoileanna i limistéir pleanála teanga ghaeltachta páirt a ghlacadh sa Scéim Aitheantais Scoileanna Gaeltachta ón rannpháirtíocht go dtí an cur i bhfeidhm (Márta 2022 - Lúnasa 2023)

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