Bulletin 4: Support for Members Without Individuals DTBs


An individual directed time budget ensures that all tasks and duties can be completed within the working year (1265hrs). If a teacher does not have an agreed individual directed time budget, protections must be put in place to ensure a manageable workload.

INTO Youth Conference: New Dates Announced


Further to the postponement of our intended event in February, we can now confirm that this year’s INTO Youth Conference will be held from 5pm on Friday 20th until lunchtime on Saturday 21st May 2022 in The Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle.

DE Request to Teachers on Career Break


The DE have written to schools to help school principals and Boards of Governors deal with requests from teachers, currently on career break, who wish to temporarily return to the classroom to support teaching colleagues and help ease the staffing pressures on schools at the present time.

INTO Learning: Reproductive Health, Infertility & Pregnancy Loss Webinar


A recording of the webinar presented by Dr Vicky O'Dwyer, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin is now available for members to view.

Win a Ring Doorbell 3 Plus


We’ve teamed up with Cornmarket Insurance Services to give you the chance to WIN a Ring Doorbell 3 Plus.

Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy for NI


The ICTU Women’s Policy Group (NI) are asking women to complete this short survey to gather views on issues relating to the development of a Violence Against Women and Girls strategy for NI.

Joint Union Leadership Seminar: Register Here


Register here for the online Joint Union Leadership Seminar on 26 January 2022.

Save on Health & Wellbeing with Membership Plus


Aiming for a new you in 2022? Whether your goal is to increase your daily steps, improve your nutrition or simply get good quality sleep… Membership Plus’ lifestyle discounts can help.

Suspension of PRSD for 2021/22 Academic Year


In the circumstances presented by the ongoing pandemic and recognising the adverse impact it continues to have, it has been confirmed that PRSD for the academic year 2021/22 will be discounted (as it was in 2020/21).

Sickness Absence: Temporary Changes to Self-Certification


From 17 December 2021 until 26 January 2022 (incl.) modified regulations increase the period that an employee is not required to provide medical information in respect of any spell of incapacity for work from 7 to 28 days.