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INTO Decides to Ballot for Industrial Action


The Northern Committee of the INTO met on Friday past. The Committee unanimously decided, in response to the continued lack of progress in achieving a decent and fair pay uplift for teachers and in the face of the worsening cost of living crisis, that they had no option but to seek a mandate for industrial … Continued

Threshold & Upper Pay Scale Progression: 2022/23


Threshold: Eligible teachers, on point 6 of the Main Pay Scale, who wish to seek progression to the Upper Pay Scale, must apply for assessment against the Northern Ireland Threshold Standards, which remain unchanged. Decisions to move teachers to point 1 of the Upper Pay Scale from 1 September 2022 will continue to be based … Continued

Development of Inspection: What to Expect


The joint (teachers’ unions and management) working group progressing the Review of Accountability Framework under the Workload Review Project, in line with the commitments made within the Teachers’ Pay and Workload Agreement, have produced the following communication in collaboration with ETI, which has been issued to all teachers today. Development of Inspection: What to Expect … Continued

Directed Time Budgets: Frequently Asked Questions Updated


The Directed Time Budget FAQs on our website have been updated. Please follow this link to review the latest information.

Calling All Members To Rally at Stormont


INTO calls on all members to attend the NIC-ICTU Rally at Stormont on Saturday 25 June 2022. Gerry Murphy, Northern Secretary extends a personal invitation to all members:

NIC-ICTU Training Courses for INTO Members


The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) are offering a series of training courses in July and August  via Zoom which are available to INTO members. Climate Crisis Thursday 21st, 28th July 4th, 11th August Full details available here Handling Grievance & Disciplines: Tuesday 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August, 6th September (Evenings, 6.30 to 8.30pm) … Continued

Rally and Protest to Demand a Return to Devolution and Urgent Action on the Cost of Living Crisis


NIC-ICTU are organising a rally and protest at Stormont to take place on Saturday 25 June 2022 (assembling at 12 noon). An invitation to INTO members from NIC-ICTU: We are asking all affiliate unions to mobilise members and activists for this crucial and timely rally. Workers and their families are bearing the brunt of the … Continued

Printout – June 2022


The June 2022 edition of Printout is now available to view online. Features include: Northern Conference, Workforce Review Project, Directed Time Budgets, INTO at May Day, Teachers’ Terms & Conditions – A Reminder, Youth Conference, Lá Dearg, Tribute to Teddy Martin, SMUCB in Conversation with INTO, INTO Members Link with Teachers from Gaza, Art Competition … Continued

Northern Office Closure


Northern Office will be closed from 5pm on Wednesday 1 June 2022 for the extended Bank Holiday, reopening at 9am on Monday 6 June 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