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# teachers-union-of-ireland - Monday 9 November, 2020

TUI says 'traditional' Junior and Leaving Cert exams must return next year

The teachers’ union has said that certainty must be given to students now, seven months from when the written State exams are held.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Teachers call for clarity on position of schools ahead of new restrictions

Briefing ministers yesterday, the Health team said that “children were safer in schools”.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Return to school: Two-thirds of principals say they have teachers with underlying health issues

Second-level schools should delay reopening if they can’t implement social distancing, according to the TUI.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Teachers' Union calls for 'sanction' of parents who lobby teachers over child's Leaving Cert grade Closed Door Policy This post contains a poll

Teachers' Union calls for 'sanction' of parents who lobby teachers over child's Leaving Cert grade

TUI general secretary John McGabhann said this could take the form of a “public record” of any lobbying that took place.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

Over 90% of the Teachers Union of Ireland’s 19,000 members voted in favour of taking industrial action today.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses

The ongoing nurses’ strike was suspended on Monday following a Labour Court recommendation on pay and conditions.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Thursday 8 June, 2017

TUI heads say they will recommend membership reject the new public sector pay deal

The TUI said the deal wasn’t good enough.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so Cold Hard Cash This post contains a poll

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so

The union said a 1% levy on profits could be used to remove the €3,000 student registration fee.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

'We come back to work every year to find fewer and fewer lecturers'

Classes are off for most students at the country’s 14 technology institutes as lecturers go on strike.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Teachers to be balloted for industrial action over pay, working conditions

The TUI said fresh pay restoration legislation ignores its members’ rejection of the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Friday 8 August, 2014

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

# teachers-union-of-ireland - 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-union-of-ireland - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

TUI to ballot on Junior Cert cycle disruption if concerns are not addressed

The union will meet with a Department of Education Working Group next month to discuss the new junior cycle.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

ASTI recommends ballot of members on new proposals

The new proposals on the Haddington Road Agreement are the result of talks between union representatives and the department.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Thursday 23 May, 2013

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

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

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Friday 19 April, 2013

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes

The executives of the ASTI, the TUI and the INTO have decided to begin balloting members next month.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Poll: Would you support a teachers' strike if Croke Park 2 comes in without consent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support a teachers' strike if Croke Park 2 comes in without consent?

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland is balloting over a strike if its members, who have rejected the deal, are bound by it anyway.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Teachers' union votes to reject further talks on Croke Park 2

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland also proposed the withdrawal of goodwill tasks like supervision duties.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Saturday 2 March, 2013

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

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.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Friday 5 October, 2012

Teachers and opposition parties attack Quinn's Junior Cert reforms

Teachers’ unions say they weren’t consulted about the changes, while opposition parties are sceptical of their need.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010

Unions hope the government will lift the suspension on new teachers’ allowances in a cabinet meeting next week.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Union says science education damaged by cutbacks

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland said our pool of highly skilled graduates is at risk of diminishing if the government fails to invest more in education.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

'Robust' public discourse on Ireland's education system necessary

The TUI has said that lecturers are finding themselves stretched; and that its members need to be involved in any process of structural change.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Rising student numbers means 3,000 extra teachers needed - union

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland has said the government “must not skimp” from the requirement to hire more teachers.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Quinn orders probe of €100m taxpayer funding for private schools

The extent of State payments to fee-charging schools will be reviewed, the Department of Education has confirmed.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Monday 7 November, 2011

Talk of job cuts is 'soul-destroying' for teachers - union

There have been reports that the government is prepared to cut as many as 2,000 teaching posts in the forthcoming budget.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Teachers say Junior Cert reform plans 'would do more damage than good'

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland warns that plans to reform the exams, including limiting the subjects to 8, could damage education.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Government will review grants for fee-paying schools

Ruairí Quinn made the comments as figures emerged showing that substantial amounts of grant capital funding had been given to some of the country’s wealthiest, fee-paying schools.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Quinn: Moratorium on promotional posts in schools will not be lifted

The moratorium on filling promotional posts in schools will not be lifted, the Minister fro Education has insisted.

Teachers union call for State to stop funding private schools

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland backs a call to end €100m in “privilege funding” for private secondary schools.

# teachers-union-of-ireland - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

Sharp rise in people applying to PLC courses

More places on further education courses are needed to keep young people from signing on, warns the Teachers’ Union of Ireland.