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#Sheila Nunan

# sheila-nunan - 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.

# sheila-nunan - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

'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.

# sheila-nunan - 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.

# sheila-nunan - Friday 17 May, 2013

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.

# sheila-nunan - 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.

# sheila-nunan - 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.

# sheila-nunan - Monday 30 January, 2012

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

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

# sheila-nunan - Monday 26 September, 2011

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

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