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#INTO

# into - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

“Historic day” as LGBT teachers’ group meet President

The group is part of the INTO union.

# into - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Opinion: ‘In the 1950s, I fought the marriage ban and continued teaching with no pay’

97-year-old Maureen Cronin became a test case for the INTO Teachers’ Union.

# into - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Was your child’s school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised…

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.

# into - Friday 13 June, 2014

Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union

The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.

# into - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Teachers do, literally, run the country

But it hasn’t helped them as those old-school types have made it next to impossible for young qualified types to get a permanent job.

# into - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

‘Unfounded parental complaints’ mean more work for teachers

Primary school teachers say they are taking more notes to do with relationships, behaviour and possible bullying.

From The Daily Edge 10 Things Every Teacher Knows To Be True Sir Sir Sir

10 Things Every Teacher Knows To Be True

Those who can, teach.

Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers ‘certainly wasn’t enjoyable’

Meanwhile, the Department of Education has denied that the Minister was trying to suggest a higher level maths requirement would get more men into the teaching profession.

# into - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Education Minister faces sustained heckling and booing as he speaks to secondary teachers

The minister had earlier today faced the ire of primary teachers.

‘Bordering on sexist’: Quinn criticised for ‘highly feminised audience’ comments at teachers’ conference

Remarks made by the Education Minister at the INTO conference earlier today have been sharply criticised.

Ireland’s primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO

General Secretary Sheila Nunan said the workload of principals needs to be reviewed.

Majority of primary school principals have to teach full-time

The INTO said today teachers have little time for school administration outside of their teaching responsibilities.

‘Volunteering spirit’ of primary school teachers needs to be praised, says Cody

He said teachers should not be concerned about setbacks as they are “inevitable parts of life”.

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn also said he was disappointed in the lack of “genuinely inclusive schools”.

# into - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Quinn admits schools who operate book rental schemes won’t benefit from new funding

“If I get extra money of course they will but I’ve concentrated so that every child going to primary school can access a book rental scheme,” the Minister said today.

# into - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

‘We’ll be back’: INTO warning to ‘Dublin 4 politicians’ over growing class sizes

Several hundred teachers, pupils, and parents took part in a protest outside the Department of Education this evening.

# into - Monday 29 July, 2013

One teacher gets €8,573 cheque as over 1,600 receive arrears from Department

Arrears totalling €4 million have been repaid, after problems calculating rates for new teachers last year.

# into - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

From Business ETC Government halves its spending on education over the last 16 years Education

Government halves its spending on education over the last 16 years

The OECD report found that Irish teachers teach for 915 hours per year compared to an EU average of 777 hours.

# into - Thursday 20 June, 2013

INTO organises protest at Leinster House against special needs cuts

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisationwill protest outside Leinster House next week to show members’ opposition to cuts to special needs assistants in primary school.

# into - Monday 17 June, 2013

Primary teachers vote to accept Haddington Road proposals

A ballot of INTO members showed that 63 per cent are in favour of the proposals.

# into - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Teachers ‘know pay negotiations will end up in compromise’

The General Secretary of the INTO said today that two issues of note were higher pay and the supervision allowance.

# into - Friday 17 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added deer on a city bus

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Primary teachers votes for strike action if government cuts their pay

The INTO also agreed to accept an invitation to go back to the talks table with the Labour Relations Commission.

# into - Monday 22 April, 2013

From The Score Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport Top Of The Class

Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport

We pay tribute to the men and women that shape young minds and have shaped great sporting moments.

# into - Friday 19 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added ways to test if your smile still works

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes

The executives of the ASTI, the TUI and the INTO have decided to begin balloting members next month.

# into - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: ‘Over the past five years, I’ve seen the heart being torn from our schools’

Cuts to teachers’ salaries and increased taxation have left some of my colleagues just making ends meet, writes Carmel Hume.

# into - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Ruairí Quinn faces red cards and heckles during INTO address

The Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, was addressing the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation at their annual conference in Cork.

# into - Monday 1 April, 2013

Teachers discuss Croke Park II at conferences

INTO President spoke of “increasing anger” over education cuts.

# into - Monday 11 March, 2013

INTO calls for all teachers to be given mental health training

The training would mean that teachers could better deal with work colleagues who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

Poll: Should preparation for sacraments remain the job of teachers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should preparation for sacraments remain the job of teachers?

Over 70 per cent of primary school teachers have said that they are spending longer than allocated on preparation for First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Should this be changed?

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# into - Friday 8 March, 2013

Bullied: The experts’ advice on what to do if you have been affected by bullying

Following what you told us about your bullying experiences, we asked the experts for advice. Here’s what they said.

# into - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Primary teachers’ union won’t recommend how to vote on Croke Park

The executive of INTO, which has 32,000 members in the Republic, will ballot its members without a formal recommendation.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you begin your day.

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?

# into - Thursday 28 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

There is growing opposition to the proposed deal on cuts and reforms to public sector pay and conditions but the support of Impact and Siptu will be crucial for the government.

# into - Monday 31 December, 2012

International study shows parental need to help child literacy

The presence of study aids and an encouraged love of reading are helping improve literacy among Ireland’s schoolchildren.

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