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#teaching

# teaching - Yesterday’s News

'Absolutely unacceptable': Teachers unsure of when they'll be paid after starting new jobs

Concerns have been raised about the length of time it takes to process teachers’ appointments.

# teaching - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Opinion: Focus on bureaucracy sells students with special education needs short

In other countries excessive bureaucracy has led to the demoralisation of teachers, writes ASTI President Breda Lynch.

# teaching - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Richard Bruton is due to address the annual conference of the ASTI teachers’ union this morning.

# teaching - Friday 16 March, 2018

Career breaks: 'We shouldn't be stopping young teachers from going and exploring the world'

We need to look at the real reasons behind our teacher shortages and think about how we can attract more people into the teaching profession, writes Garrett O’Dowd.

# teaching - Friday 9 March, 2018

CAO points to drop as demand dips but teaching is still one of the most popular courses in Ireland

There were 72,643 applications by 1 February – a decrease of 3,443 applicants on the previous year.

# teaching - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Dáil to be told there's a 'real crisis' with physics and Irish teacher numbers

A Fianna Fáil motion will go before the Dáil tonight.

# teaching - Thursday 2 November, 2017

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

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

# teaching - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Galway teacher fights to stop transfer to another school and says she was 'humiliated'

The teacher has been at the school for 17 years.

# teaching - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Teachers' pay: 'Less interest will mean lower CAO points and new teachers of lower standards'

In ten years’ time our poor academic results in schools will be met with public outcry, writes Cionnaith Ó Duibhir.

# teaching - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge This Irish girl had a great red chair story about being a primary teacher on Graham Norton Papua New Guinea

# teaching - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'My daughter has special needs too': How should we educate gifted children in Ireland?

In Alberta, Canada, all gifted children are entitled to personalised learning plans, with the option of a specialised programme too.

# teaching - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

# teaching - Friday 14 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge What Is Your Irish Teacher Name? Quiz

What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?

CIÚNAS!

# teaching - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Over 2,500 new teaching jobs are to be created

Overall, the Department of Education and Skills’ budget will increase by €458 million.

# teaching - Friday 20 May, 2016

Warnings of 'major disruption' to schools as teachers vote to stop working 33 extra hours

The hours were agreed under the Croke Park agreement.

# teaching - Monday 28 March, 2016

Unequal pay is driving graduates away from teaching, says union

The TUI has today called for an end to unequal salaries for teachers.

# teaching - Friday 12 February, 2016

Kids, you're going to school: Teachers call off strike

The industrial action was due to impact about 350 schools across the country.

# teaching - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Poll: Do teachers make enough money? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do teachers make enough money?

What do you think?

# teaching - Monday 23 November, 2015

'I'm a teacher and while the school system isn't deliberately out to destroy people, it is broken'

Our time in a traditional school teaches us one basic fundamental: how to conform, writes Lisa Buggy.

# teaching - Monday 17 August, 2015

There's a secret reason why Solitaire was included with Windows 25 years ago

And what it taught us are actions we take for granted today.

# teaching - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This site wants to try identify any image you show it

It’s a new project from Wolfram Alpha and it’s quite good at recognising general objects.

# teaching - Thursday 9 April, 2015

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# teaching - Sunday 5 April, 2015

This jazz cat is helping Irish kids learn about music (seriously)

It’s a brand new way of thinking about tunes.

# teaching - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

# teaching - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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

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

# teaching - Friday 24 October, 2014

Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake

Is it pay day? Eh, no.

# teaching - Monday 20 October, 2014

Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century

A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.

# teaching - Thursday 18 September, 2014

One in three Irish primary students share a class with another grade. Does it matter?

Not much according to new research, but a bit more for girls than boys.

# teaching - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'

The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.

# teaching - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Opinion: 'In the 1950s, I fought the marriage ban and continued teaching with no pay'

97-year-old Maureen Cronin became a test case for the INTO Teachers’ Union.

# teaching - 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.

# teaching - 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.

# teaching - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew

The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.

# teaching - Friday 16 May, 2014

Opinion: Children with special needs are being failed – this is not inclusive education

We are a society, not a collection of economic units where some of our children can be victimised in the name of “value for money”.

# teaching - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

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?

# teaching - 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.

Ireland's primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO

General Secretary Sheila Nunan said the workload of principals needs to be reviewed.

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.

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”.

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