Leadership Survey around Temporary and Substitute Teachers


On Friday 8 April, all schools were sent a link to a survey for school leaders to identify common issues and seek views on the engagement of temporary and substitute teachers. The survey has been developed by a joint management and teacher trade union team working on the Review of the Use of Temporary and … Continued

FREE Online Seminar ‘Valuing Teachers’: SMUCB in Conversation with INTO


St Mary’s University College is set to host the fourth in a series of free online seminars arising from its Teaching Profession Project (TPP). On Tuesday, 03 May at 4.30 pm, Professor Peter Finn, Principal of St Mary’s University College, will chair a discussion on ‘Valuing Teachers’. Professor Finn will be joined by: Marie O’Shea, Chairperson of the INTO Northern Committee; Paul Groogan, Trade Union Official in … Continued

INTO elects a new President and Vice-President


Congress 2022 has elected a new President and Vice-President of the INTO ...

Northern Office Easter Closure


Northern Office will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 14 April 2022 for the Easter break, reopening at 9am on Monday 25 April 2022. Enquiries can still be submitted by emailing with details to include your name, TRN, school, a contact telephone number and a brief outline of your enquiry. INTO’s experienced advisors will respond … Continued

Member update – Bulletin 5


INTO entered into an agreement in 2020 with Management Side to manage workload concerns. Each teacher is entitled to an individual Directed Time Budget, and it is the professional duty of principals in all schools to ensure an individual Directed Time Budget is prepared for and gives due regard to...

GTCNI Registration Fee


Following the Education Minister’s announcement of her intention to dissolve the GTCNI and to stand down the GTCNI’s Council with immediate effect, the Department has received several pieces of correspondence enquiring if GTCNI teacher registration fees will still be deducted from teachers’ salaries for the 2022/23 registration year. For the avoidance of any confusion or … Continued

NITC Pay Campaign: Video Available For Viewing Here


Watch members from all four unions (INTO, NAHT, NEU, UTU) as they speak directly about the issues being highlighted in our joint pay campaign: NITC Pay Campaign Video (YouTube)

INTO Youth Conference 2022: FULLY BOOKED


Please note: Our upcoming Youth Conference is fully booked. Calling all members aged 35 and under….. The INTO Youth Committee invite you to this year’s Youth Conference to be held from 5pm on Friday 20th until lunchtime on Saturday 21st May 2022 in The Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle (COVID restrictions permitting). The Programme The theme … Continued

COVID-19 Guidance


The latest advice and guidance from INTO in relation to COVID-19 is available on our dedicated advice page. Please also access our Frequently Asked Questions page which is being updated regularly.

Press Release: Teachers’ Unions Come Together to Launch a Pay Campaign


The members of the Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council (NITC), the representative body for the teachers’ unions, have agreed to act jointly to make finding an acceptable resolution to the question of teachers’ pay an election issue. For further information read the full NITC Press Release (pdf)