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# teachers - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.

# teachers - Monday 25 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s fairly dull and gloomy out but here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# teachers - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teacher receives lovely email from student after coming out during school assembly Coming Out

Teacher receives lovely email from student after coming out during school assembly

Four years after the teacher’s announcement, the student returned to say thanks.

# teachers - Monday 30 June, 2014

Principals want an audit of teaching resources

Student numbers are rising, but student-teacher ratios fell.

# teachers - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.

# teachers - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September

The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.

# teachers - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge They did it! Three school teachers tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours Heroes

They did it! Three school teachers tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours

The lads arrived back at St. Peter’s in Bray to a hero’s welcome.

Parents and teachers fight to keep 'the best school in Ballyfermot' open

One pupil from the De La Salle Primary School said “they’re trying to squash us all into one school but we won’t fit”.

# teachers - 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.

# teachers - 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.

# teachers - Monday 19 May, 2014

"No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department

The Department of Education has rejected Micheál Martin’s claims that there are widespread cuts to SNAs.

# teachers - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths

The ESRI has been asked to complete its examination of the issue by the end of the year.

# teachers - 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.

# teachers - 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.

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.

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?

The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?

# teachers - 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.

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”.

# teachers - Sunday 20 April, 2014

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed

The TUI found that while Cavan has one place for every 58 people, Offaly has one for every 1096.

# teachers - Friday 18 April, 2014

TUI says 3,900 secondary school teachers needed over the next 10 years

That’s union projects an increase of 75,000 students.

# teachers - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Majority of teachers say schools won't be able to cope with new Junior Cycle

Schools don’t have the capacity to deal with the changes due to be brought in this September, teachers said in a new survey.

# teachers - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 trickster teachers we wish we had in our school days Bad Education

12 trickster teachers we wish we had in our school days

Teach us your ways!

# teachers - Sunday 23 March, 2014

If Junior Cycle "nonsense" continues, teachers could strike, says union

The results of balloting by two unions will be known on Wednesday.

# teachers - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teachers read out mean tweets about themselves from their own pupils Noooooo

Teachers read out mean tweets about themselves from their own pupils

Be careful what you write…

"The anger is palpable": Teachers to hold lunchtime protests over Junior Cycle

The protests are over the introduction of the new Junior Cycle Student Award.

# teachers - Friday 21 February, 2014

Teachers to hold "symbolic" lunchtime protests over new Junior Cycle

A teacher will remain in the school to supervise students during the protests.

# teachers - Monday 17 February, 2014

Teacher shortage in new subjects as second-level student numbers to rise

School principals said they need to start planning now to ensure that teachers are qualified to teach the subjects that are in demand.

# teachers - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge School announces snow closure in the BEST possible way Ice Ice Baby

School announces snow closure in the BEST possible way

Can we go back to school please? This school, specifically?

# teachers - Monday 3 February, 2014

Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding

The INTO made the comments after it emerged that eight schools in Ireland received almost €50,000 extra funding from the State in 2012.

Education Minister refuses to rule out video cameras in classrooms

Ruairí Quinn said that he felt that “some older teachers are used to being sole person of authority in the classroom”.

# teachers - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Thirty teachers risk being struck off the payroll for failing to register

Teachers must be registered with the Teaching Council in order to be paid a salary by the State.

# teachers - Sunday 26 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know this stormy Sunday morning…

# teachers - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.

# teachers - Monday 20 January, 2014

'Rock solid' - the relationship between Taoiseach and Tánaiste, says Ruairí Quinn

In a radio interview today, the minister addressed speculation the relationship was strained while also speaking about the controversy surround the Junior Certificate reform

# teachers - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Quinn urged to enter mediation talks with teachers over junior cycle reform

Meanwhile, the president of the TUI said that he was surprised there hadn’t been wider public consultation the Junior Cycle Student Award.

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers

Teachers have expressed their concern about the implementation of the new Junior Cycle Student Award, which will replace the Junior Cert.