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#Irish National Teachers Organisation

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Large schools will have to stagger their opening times in September, warns union
# INTO
# INTO

Large schools will have to stagger their opening times in September, warns union

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:41 PM 51,195 Views 59 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley says that public health advice will underpin the reopening of and operation of schools.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Monday 2 April, 2018

Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored
# Education
# Education

Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored

Apr 2nd 2018, 9:56 AM 30,819 Views 167 Comments

The president of the INTO said members’ patience is now running thin.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

'Bordering on sexist': Quinn criticised for 'highly feminised audience' comments at teachers' conference
# Education
# Education

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

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 26,306 Views 158 Comments

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

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Secondary teachers' unions reject new 'Haddington Road' pay deal
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Secondary teachers' unions reject new 'Haddington Road' pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 8:43 PM 13,836 Views 141 Comments

The ASTI and TUI say the ‘Haddington Road’ proposals aren’t sufficiently different from Croke Park 2 to change their minds.

Here's what's contained in the new 'Haddington Road' public pay deal
# Out With The Old...
# Out With The Old...

Here's what's contained in the new 'Haddington Road' public pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 2:29 PM 33,226 Views 59 Comments

‘Croke Park’ is dead, long live ‘Haddington Road’.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal
# Croke Park 2a
# Croke Park 2a

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal

May 22nd 2013, 8:27 PM 10,829 Views 40 Comments

The primary teachers’ union says the new proposals are an improvement on the rejected Croke Park 2 deal.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans

May 21st 2013, 9:28 PM 17,528 Views 61 Comments

The IMO and INTO have both published details of the sector-specific deals tabled at the Labour Relations Commission.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Friday 19 April, 2013

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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Saturday 2 March, 2013

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?

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Thursday 28 February, 2013

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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - 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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Quinn will back move to stop discrimination against gay teachers
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Quinn will back move to stop discrimination against gay teachers

Apr 10th 2012, 7:04 PM 3,787 Views 63 Comments

The education minister is “determined” to amend laws allowing schools to discriminate on the basis of their religious ethos.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Monday 9 April, 2012

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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Fianna Fáil proposes bill to protect rights of gay teachers
# Education
# Education

Fianna Fáil proposes bill to protect rights of gay teachers

Feb 19th 2012, 12:16 PM 6,106 Views 118 Comments

The bill is an amendment to the Employment Equality Act and is being driven by Senator Averil Power.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - 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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - 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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - 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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - 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.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

INTO votes not to work alongside unqualified teachers
# Teachers
# Teachers

INTO votes not to work alongside unqualified teachers

Apr 26th 2011, 9:08 PM 1,281 Views 0 Comments

Teachers’ unions have condemned the employment of 400 unqualified personnel in the country’s primary schools, while newly qualified teachers cannot find work.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Hundreds of teachers face chop under Department orders
# Teachers
# Teachers

Hundreds of teachers face chop under Department orders

Mar 9th 2011, 8:56 AM 1,418 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Education tells principals that temporary jobs – many of which are already filled – will be reassigned.

# irish-national-teachers-organisation - Friday 23 July, 2010

Principal vacancies difficult to fill
# Education
# Education

Principal vacancies difficult to fill

Jul 23rd 2010, 9:43 AM 313 Views 0 Comments

Over half of primary schools were forced to re-advertise principal posts this year.