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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# teachers' unions

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# Schools Return
Foley: Unvaccinated pregnant teachers can return to classrooms or take 'pregnancy related leave'
Pregnant women in Ireland are advised to wait until they are 14 weeks along before receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
The Education Minister says the department is 'following expert medical advice'.
Pregnant women in Ireland are advised to wait until 14 weeks before receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
Foley says the advice also applies to pregnant women in other professions.
16 pregnant women have been admitted to ICU with Covid-19 so far this year
'We're not there yet': Continued vaccine push as Covid cases in hospital increase over weekend
# teachers' unions
Unions and Education Minister agree the 'established' Leaving Cert must take place in June
Meanwhile, the decision not to allow in-school learning for children with special needs has been called “devastating”.
# new guidelines
Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI
Teachers’ unions will appear before the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee today.
# let's take a look
Teacher unions to consider new proposals on junior cycle reform
Will it mean peace in our time?
Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners
The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.
# collapsed talks
Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms
Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.
# Teachers
TUI, ASTI recommend ballot of members on Haddington Road pay deal
The teachers’ unions both decided today to recommend a ballot of their members. The move comes after a number of unions accepted the deal.