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# into - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Teachers 'know pay negotiations will end up in compromise'
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teachers 'know pay negotiations will end up in compromise'

May 18th 2013, 3:10 PM 9,165 Views 83 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

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

May 17th 2013, 6:55 PM 7,919 Views 8 Comments

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

Primary teachers votes for strike action if government cuts their pay
# INTO
# INTO

Primary teachers votes for strike action if government cuts their pay

May 17th 2013, 5:08 PM 10,457 Views 101 Comments

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

Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport
# Top Of The Class
From The42
# Top Of The Class

Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:05 PM 20,800 Views 21 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

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

Apr 19th 2013, 7:59 PM 7,380 Views 3 Comments

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

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes
# Teachers
# Teachers

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes

Apr 19th 2013, 3:37 PM 8,480 Views 130 Comments

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’
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 15th 2013, 1:00 PM 154 Views 98 Comments

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
# INTO
# INTO

Ruairí Quinn faces red cards and heckles during INTO address

Apr 2nd 2013, 10:35 AM 17,996 Views 197 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

Teachers discuss Croke Park II at conferences

Apr 1st 2013, 5:57 PM 8,596 Views 78 Comments

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
# Teachers
# Teachers

INTO calls for all teachers to be given mental health training

Mar 11th 2013, 4:03 PM 9,186 Views 55 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 11th 2013, 9:38 AM 10,050 Views 183 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 11th 2013, 8:40 AM 9,942 Views 7 Comments

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
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

Mar 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 956 Views 35 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

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

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:46 AM 6,455 Views 67 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:59 AM 9,134 Views 10 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:15 AM 7,830 Views 46 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 28th 2013, 8:41 AM 6,785 Views 6 Comments

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

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

Feb 28th 2013, 7:50 AM 6,274 Views 64 Comments

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
# PIRLS
# PIRLS

International study shows parental need to help child literacy

Dec 31st 2012, 7:30 AM 3,227 Views 7 Comments

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

# into - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

PHOTOS: Teachers protest over class sizes and unequal pay
# Education
# Education

PHOTOS: Teachers protest over class sizes and unequal pay

Oct 24th 2012, 6:34 PM 13,955 Views 157 Comments

The three main teachers’ unions held the rally at Leinster House, demanding ‘equal pay for equal work’.

Valuing Education protest to be held near Dáil today
# Education
# Education

Valuing Education protest to be held near Dáil today

Oct 24th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,584 Views 51 Comments

The pre-Budget rally will look at a number of issues, including pay for young teachers.

# into - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Teachers' unions criticise allowance decisions as cuts to salary
# Allowances
# Allowances

Teachers' unions criticise allowance decisions as cuts to salary

Sep 19th 2012, 7:47 AM 8,426 Views 142 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation says enforcing cuts originally introduced in the Budget means a third successive pay cut.

# into - Monday 17 September, 2012

Primary teachers warn against Budget cuts to disadvantaged schools
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Primary teachers warn against Budget cuts to disadvantaged schools

Sep 17th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,945 Views 8 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation says Ruairí Quinn must learn from the furore over last year’s cuts to Deis schools.

# into - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance
# Employment Rights
# Employment Rights

Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance

Apr 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 10,240 Views 101 Comments

INTO conference motion from Enniscorthy district sought to double teachers’ breastfeeding time entitlements.

# into - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Ruairi Quinn refuses to rule out cuts to teacher allowances
# Education
# Education

Ruairi Quinn refuses to rule out cuts to teacher allowances

Apr 11th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,441 Views 52 Comments

The Minister for Education said Fine Gael Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames was ‘misinformed’ in her criticism of his policies.

Column: Smart economy? Schools are so hamstrung they’re cutting subjects
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Smart economy? Schools are so hamstrung they’re cutting subjects

Apr 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 5 Views 19 Comments

If we want that ‘knowledge economy’ we’re always hearing about, the Government needs a serious change of direction, writes Aaron McKenna.

# into - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 10th 2012, 8:07 PM 5,264 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Silent protest held as Quinn speaks at INTO conference
# Teachers
# Teachers

Silent protest held as Quinn speaks at INTO conference

Apr 10th 2012, 11:32 AM 3,683 Views 18 Comments

The Education Minister was speaking to hundreds of primary school teachers at the INTO conference today when a group stood and held banners that included slogans like “save our schools”.

Three teacher conferences to take place this week
# Teachers
# Teachers

Three teacher conferences to take place this week

Apr 10th 2012, 8:11 AM 1,406 Views 13 Comments

The INTO will debate a motion demanding that the guarantees under the Croke Park Agreement that there will be no further pay cuts or compulsory redundancies will continue to apply – or they will ballot for industrial action.

# into - Monday 9 April, 2012

Teachers ask Govt to keep its side of Croke Park Agreement
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teachers ask Govt to keep its side of Croke Park Agreement

Apr 9th 2012, 8:21 PM 7,011 Views 206 Comments

INTO president Noreen Flynn made the comment at the union’s congress in Killarney today. She said that the Croke Park Agreement “has delivered so far”.

Teachers call for reduced Church control of schools
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teachers call for reduced Church control of schools

Apr 9th 2012, 1:16 PM 4,063 Views 31 Comments

Primary school teachers will also vote on a motion to maintain their pay levels as set out under the Croke Park deal.

# into - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Teacher healthcare service cost Dept of Education €1m last year
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teacher healthcare service cost Dept of Education €1m last year

Mar 13th 2012, 4:01 PM 5,592 Views 20 Comments

The department said that the system has led to a 15 per cent reduction in teacher absenteeism over four years.

# into - Monday 12 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Mar 12th 2012, 4:43 PM 4,694 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# into - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts
# School Cuts
# School Cuts

Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts

Feb 1st 2012, 8:32 PM 3,547 Views 21 Comments

Demonstrators believe planned staffing cuts will lead to large class size increases – and fear some schools could close down altogether.

# into - Monday 30 January, 2012

School cuts will lead to 'huge increases' in class sizes, teachers say
# School Cuts
# School Cuts

School cuts will lead to 'huge increases' in class sizes, teachers say

Jan 30th 2012, 5:22 PM 3,013 Views 46 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has strongly criticised staffing cuts set out by Minister Ruairí Quinn.

# into - Monday 12 December, 2011

Budget 2012 will 'devastate' disadvantaged schools - INTO
# Education Cuts
# Education Cuts

Budget 2012 will 'devastate' disadvantaged schools - INTO

Dec 12th 2011, 8:38 PM 2,737 Views 37 Comments

The teachers’ union has said that disadvantaged schools will lose hundreds of teaching posts – which will instead be reallocated to schools in better off areas.

# into - Friday 30 September, 2011

Teachers attack 'larcenous' and 'unjust' plans for public pension reform
# Public Pensions
# Public Pensions

Teachers attack 'larcenous' and 'unjust' plans for public pension reform

Sep 30th 2011, 8:52 AM 926 Views 57 Comments

Unions claim a new reform of pensions mean that new teachers will pay more into their pension funds than they’ll get back out.

# into - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Government proposes ‘far-reaching transformation’ of public sector pensions
# Pensions
# Pensions

Government proposes ‘far-reaching transformation’ of public sector pensions

Sep 29th 2011, 7:30 PM 1,156 Views 29 Comments

But one trade union has strongly criticised the reforms which it is estimated will save €1.8 billion per year.

# into - Monday 26 September, 2011

85 per cent of primary pupils 'in classes larger than EU average'
# Pupil-teacher Ratio
# Pupil-teacher Ratio

85 per cent of primary pupils 'in classes larger than EU average'

Sep 26th 2011, 9:44 AM 1,365 Views 11 Comments

The INTO says the figures are “shocking”, and should serve as a “wake-up call” to the government ahead of the next Budget.

# into - Saturday 21 May, 2011

250 language support teachers will be out of a job in September
# Education
# Education

250 language support teachers will be out of a job in September

May 21st 2011, 11:51 AM 779 Views 0 Comments

In a surprise move, the Department of Education has doubled the number of language teachers to be cut. It says the public service recruitment embargo means that the posts must be transferred elsewhere.