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  • District 16 New Pay Deal Information Meeting

    Refreshments available from 3.30pm, meeting commences at 4pm.

  • District 9 New Pay Deal Information Meeting

    District 9 will host an information session for members regarding the upcoming ballot on Teams on Tuesday February 27th. If you are a member of District 9, your branch secretary will have shared a link for the meeting with you. If you have not received the link please contact: Teresa Walsh Dublin West Donncha … Continued

  • Maternity Leave

    Note: This page was updated in January 2024. For comprehensive details of the maternity leave scheme, refer to Chapter Two of Circular 0054/2019, published 1 September 2019. Maternity Leave Information Webinar Maternity Leave Scheme  Calculating maternity leave dates  Applying for maternity leave  Premature birth  Non-casual substitute teacher taking maternity leave  Substitute teachers taking maternity leave without … Continued

  • Contract of Indefinite Duration

    The Department of Education (DE) issued a new staffing circular on 6 February 2024 outlining the terms under which Contracts of Indefinite duration are issued (relevant links are at the bottom of this page). Members will note that 29 February 2024 is a key date for the return of documentation pertaining to the Staffing Circular to … Continued

  • 2024-2026 Public Sector Pay Agreement FAQs

    These FAQs were developed by the union in concert with the Public Services Committee of the ICTU and will provide you with valuable insights to consider as you form your opinions on the implications of the proposals. The INTO will provide additional detailed information to every member before the balloting process, which will take place … Continued

  • Eolas 2024

    Eolas – Public Service Agreement 2024-2026

  • INTO General Secretary hails massive teacher strike over fair pay

    INTO General Secretary John Boyle has today expressed his pride in the massive turnout of teachers across Northern Ireland who joined in today’s strike for fair pay.

  • District 10 Pre Congress meeting

    Information meeting on upcoming Congress and the Proposed Public Service Agreement.

  • District 14 PDC Social Gathering

    Social gathering for members who are Principals and Deputy Principals in District 14 followed by 3-course dinner. The guest speaker is Cormac Venney of Hip Psychology.

  • INTO Palestine Ambassadors’ Group

    The INTO Palestine Ambassadors’ Group was officially formed at Congress 2022 following the passing of Motion 161 at INTO Congress 2022. As a union of educators tasked with instilling learners with a global outlook, respect for the law and a desire for justice, INTO has a definitive position with regards to the conflict in Israel … Continued

  • Contact the INTO Palestine Ambassador’s Group

    If you have any queries and you would like to contact the INTO Palestine Ambassador’s Group, please note the below contact details. Email Sarah McMullan (Secretary) –

  • Campaigns

    Member ballot Click here

  • Presidential Dinner 2024

  • Special Education Symposium 2024

  • Youth Conference 2024

    The INTO Youth Conference will take place on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 January 2024 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo. This conference is an important opportunity for young members to express their views on a range of concerns and will include plenary sessions where delegates will hear from INTO leaders and are addressed by … Continued

  • Principals’ and Deputy Principals’ Conference 2023

      The INTO Principals’ and Deputy Principals’ Conference took place on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 September in the Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford. The Conference was a combination of discussion groups, workshops and speakers, that considered relevant issues on the theme of Sharing Responsibility. View the Principals’ and Deputy Principals’ Conference 2023 brochure. Workshop resources … Continued

  • Equality Conference 2023

    The INTO Equality Conference took place on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 February 2023. The theme of the conference was Reproductive Health: Exploring Fertility and Menopause. The conference brochure can be downloaded here. Video recordings of discussions and presentations from this year's conference can be viewed here. Workshop slides and resources can be also found … Continued

  • Education Conference 2023

    The 2023 Education Consultative Conference took place in the Tullamore Court Hotel on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November 2023. The conference theme was Play and Creativity. Conference Resources Keynote: Aideen, Howard, The Ark The Art of Growing Up Keynote: Dr Glenda Walsh, Stranmillis University A Pedagogy of Play: Exploring the Power of Playful Teaching … Continued

  • Largest mobilisation of union members in decades to take place for Trade Union Week 

    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has today (14.02.24) announced Ireland’s first Trade Union Week, which will take place between 29 April and 6 May 2024.

  • Annual Congress 2023

    INTO Annual Congress is held at Easter and is the supreme governing body of the organisation. Union policy is determined by Annual Congress or by Special Congresses which are called from time-to-time. Under Rule 11, branches, districts, CEC, BFC and national committees are entitled to submit motions for consideration at Annual Congress. INTO Annual Congress … Continued