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# teaching-council - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed
# Teaching Council
# Teaching Council

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed

Feb 26th 2019, 11:03 PM 46,983 Views 0 Comments

The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.

# teaching-council - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register
# Teaching Council
# Teaching Council

Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register

Oct 30th 2018, 12:55 PM 26,525 Views 0 Comments

The principal had said the five students were ‘visibly distressed’ after the incident.

# teaching-council - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Teaching Council correct to remove teacher who ordered girls to tape their own mouths from register
# Professional Misconduct
# Professional Misconduct

Teaching Council correct to remove teacher who ordered girls to tape their own mouths from register

Aug 14th 2018, 4:41 PM 30,230 Views 0 Comments

The High Court made its ruling today.

# teaching-council - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification
# High Court
# High Court

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:10 PM 48,328 Views 0 Comments

The student was 19-years-old at the time of the allegations.

# teaching-council - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Teacher allegedly placed sellotape over 'giddy' students' mouths
# Fitness To Teach
# Fitness To Teach

Teacher allegedly placed sellotape over 'giddy' students' mouths

Nov 8th 2017, 6:08 PM 39,670 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the Teaching Council’s first-ever Fitness-to-Teach inquiry.

# teaching-council - Thursday 2 November, 2017

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week
# Misconduct
# Misconduct

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:18 PM 24,780 Views 16 Comments

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

# teaching-council - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Garda vetting of 36,000 teachers will wait until after new laws are brought in
# Background Checks
# Background Checks

Garda vetting of 36,000 teachers will wait until after new laws are brought in

Jan 21st 2015, 1:27 PM 9,407 Views 9 Comments

The minister also wants fitness to teach hearings to be held in public.

# teaching-council - Friday 3 January, 2014

Bad teachers can be punished more easily under new rules
# Education
# Education

Bad teachers can be punished more easily under new rules

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 29,047 Views 113 Comments

Ruairí Quinn is increasing the power of the Teaching Council to bring in new sanctions for bad and underperforming teachers.

# teaching-council - Saturday 27 July, 2013

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"
# Athlone
# Athlone

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"

Jul 27th 2013, 2:26 PM 30,765 Views 184 Comments

The Department of Education has said that schools can participate in the scheme – but not use it to displace staff or fill a current vacancy.

# teaching-council - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

New code of conduct says teachers CAN interact with pupils on Facebook
# Social Media
# Social Media

New code of conduct says teachers CAN interact with pupils on Facebook

Jun 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,228 Views 15 Comments

The guidelines drawn up by the Teaching Council say teachers should make sure that any interaction on social networks is ‘appropriate’.

# teaching-council - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?

Jun 5th 2012, 9:13 AM 6,117 Views 41 Comments

Is it alright for teachers to interact with their students on Facebook in this digital age – or should they steer clear? You tell us…