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# teachers - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Suggestions children aged 4 would be taught about masturbation called out as 'dangerous scaremongering'
# New Sex Ed Plan
# New Sex Ed Plan

Suggestions children aged 4 would be taught about masturbation called out as 'dangerous scaremongering'

Dec 11th 2019, 4:58 PM 28,294 Views 67 Comments

The minister said the ethos of the school is central to any curriculum and will be protected.

# teachers - Sunday 10 November, 2019

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'

Nov 10th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,631 Views 23 Comments

Parents and teachers need to be better equipped to talk to young people about sex and relationships, Noeline Blackwell has said.

# teachers - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible
# Múinteoirí
# Múinteoirí

Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible

Oct 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,884 Views 11 Comments

Minister Joe McHugh announced the measure in his department’s Budget 2020 briefing.

# teachers - Monday 16 September, 2019

Teachers at DCU English school say offer of 50c pay increase is 'a slap in the face'
# Exclusive
# Exclusive

Teachers at DCU English school say offer of 50c pay increase is 'a slap in the face'

Sep 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,652 Views 29 Comments

Staff at the school have raised a number of issues about pay and conditions.

# teachers - Saturday 17 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 43,672 Views 79 Comments

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

# teachers - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home
# Joe McHugh
# Joe McHugh

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home

Jun 12th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,992 Views 88 Comments

More than 2,000 Irish people are employed in the education sector in the UAE.

# teachers - Friday 7 June, 2019

This new website is working to encourage Irish teachers abroad to return home
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

This new website is working to encourage Irish teachers abroad to return home

Jun 7th 2019, 3:22 PM 13,795 Views 34 Comments

Turasabhaile.com will focus on connecting schools with teachers who are working overseas.

# teachers - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns
# School Schootings
# School Schootings

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns

May 2nd 2019, 8:10 AM 19,800 Views 128 Comments

The aim of the measure is to prevent school shootings but opponents say it’s a dangerous move.

# teachers - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Grant won't be reinstated to student teachers spending thousands on placements in the Gaeltacht
# Múinteoirí
# Múinteoirí

Grant won't be reinstated to student teachers spending thousands on placements in the Gaeltacht

Apr 24th 2019, 12:45 PM 42,941 Views 38 Comments

The expense runs into thousands for students who spend two months in the Gaeltacht.

# teachers - Monday 22 April, 2019

Teachers to be rotated among schools under new substitute panel plan
# Staff Shortages
# Staff Shortages

Teachers to be rotated among schools under new substitute panel plan

Apr 22nd 2019, 6:45 AM 39,756 Views 83 Comments

Schools in North and South Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kildare and Meath are being targeted in the new initiative.

# teachers - Friday 5 April, 2019

'We shouldn't be defensive about debate led by young people': Bruton defends stance on 'Meatless Monday' teaching pack
# Farming
# Farming

'We shouldn't be defensive about debate led by young people': Bruton defends stance on 'Meatless Monday' teaching pack

Updated Apr 5th 2019, 10:26 PM 32,086 Views 124 Comments

The Irish Farmers Association want the teaching pack withdrawn or amended.

# teachers - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Substitute teachers refunded after some overtaxed by over €1,200
# Tax Credits
# Tax Credits

Substitute teachers refunded after some overtaxed by over €1,200

Feb 28th 2019, 2:48 PM 13,373 Views 9 Comments

The issue was caused by a payroll system error that reduced their tax credits to zero.

# teachers - Thursday 14 February, 2019

European Court rules that two-tier teacher pay scale isn't age discrimination
# INTO
# INTO

European Court rules that two-tier teacher pay scale isn't age discrimination

Feb 14th 2019, 2:02 PM 18,319 Views 107 Comments

Teacher’s union the INTO said that it the ruling was “a bitter disappointment”.

# teachers - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 13th 2019, 3:43 PM 14,542 Views 66 Comments

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

# teachers - Friday 1 February, 2019

'Deeply shocking': Substitute teachers wrongly overtaxed after new system kicks in
# Pay Issues
# Pay Issues

'Deeply shocking': Substitute teachers wrongly overtaxed after new system kicks in

Feb 1st 2019, 5:56 PM 28,008 Views 39 Comments

The issue has affected a number of substitute teachers who were paid in the first and second pay runs of 2019.

# teachers - Friday 25 January, 2019

Teachers speak out: 'Homeless students are being forced to live a double life'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Teachers speak out: 'Homeless students are being forced to live a double life'

Jan 25th 2019, 6:01 AM 11,650 Views 11 Comments

Latest figures show that there are over 3,800 children living in emergency accommodation in Ireland.

# teachers - Monday 3 December, 2018

Poll: How do you feel about buying Christmas presents for teachers?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

Poll: How do you feel about buying Christmas presents for teachers?

Dec 3rd 2018, 5:57 PM 6,719 Views 4 Comments

Some people are sick of the whole thing.

# teachers - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'Embarrassing and nasty': Teachers report high levels of anxiety and stress due to cyberbullying by pupils
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

'Embarrassing and nasty': Teachers report high levels of anxiety and stress due to cyberbullying by pupils

Nov 8th 2018, 10:58 AM 16,110 Views 28 Comments

There have been calls for more resources for teachers.

# teachers - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move
# Equal Pay For Equal Work
# Equal Pay For Equal Work

Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move

Oct 31st 2018, 11:08 AM 16,613 Views 94 Comments

The union will meet next Wednesday to agree on a ballot for industrial action, up to and including a strike.

# teachers - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law
# Retirement Age
# Retirement Age

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law

Oct 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 26,948 Views 35 Comments

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

# teachers - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Teachers avoid jail after 'ugly' brawl at Dublin pub
# Mcgowans
# Mcgowans

Teachers avoid jail after 'ugly' brawl at Dublin pub

Sep 20th 2018, 10:45 PM 61,596 Views 56 Comments

The men were fined instead.

# teachers - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Irish people on Twitter have been sharing some really lovely things teachers did for them back in school
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

Irish people on Twitter have been sharing some really lovely things teachers did for them back in school

Aug 28th 2018, 10:10 AM 9,326 Views 0 Comments

This will probably make you miss school.

# teachers - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel'

Updated Jul 3rd 2018, 1:30 PM 16,079 Views 51 Comments

A new report by the Children’s Rights Alliance looks at the impact of homelessness on children’s education.

# teachers - Monday 4 June, 2018

Poll: Were your parents the biggest influence on your career choice?
# Education
# Education

Poll: Were your parents the biggest influence on your career choice?

Jun 4th 2018, 11:33 AM 26,074 Views 44 Comments

Parents may not be fully aware of the vast range of science and technology careers available, Dr Des Fitzgerald said.

# teachers - Monday 21 May, 2018

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools
# Phone Use
# Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

May 21st 2018, 8:40 AM 8,324 Views 22 Comments

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

# teachers - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told
# Recruitment Appeal
# Recruitment Appeal

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told

Apr 24th 2018, 8:33 PM 30,814 Views 95 Comments

Teachers, including recently qualified teachers and retired teachers, are being asked to apply.

# teachers - Monday 23 April, 2018

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities
# Health
# Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 6,653 Views 10 Comments

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# teachers - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'I've lost over €20k already. I can't save, get a mortgage or plan to have kids': Lower-pay teachers speak out
# Unequal
# Unequal

'I've lost over €20k already. I can't save, get a mortgage or plan to have kids': Lower-pay teachers speak out

Apr 7th 2018, 8:30 AM 40,670 Views 238 Comments

In a week where teachers united in their calls for equal pay, we spoke to some about their experiences.

# teachers - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools
# Education
# Education

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Apr 4th 2018, 8:21 AM 16,274 Views 63 Comments

The Education Minister said smartphone use by students “increasingly caused concern”.

# teachers - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues
# New Teachers
# New Teachers

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:52 PM 16,580 Views 116 Comments

Unions have voted in favour of industrial action if pay inequality is not addressed.

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:18 AM 18,286 Views 69 Comments

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

# teachers - Monday 2 April, 2018

Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored
# Education
# Education

Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored

Apr 2nd 2018, 9:56 AM 30,824 Views 167 Comments

The president of the INTO said members’ patience is now running thin.

# teachers - Friday 16 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,474 Views 67 Comments

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.

# teachers - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places
# Teaching Courses
# Teaching Courses

Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places

Mar 14th 2018, 9:58 AM 19,394 Views 48 Comments

Specific focus will be placed on science, technology, engineering and maths teachers.

# teachers - Friday 26 January, 2018

Richard Bruton targets career breaks and expresses concern that teachers are working abroad
# Shortage
# Shortage

Richard Bruton targets career breaks and expresses concern that teachers are working abroad

Jan 26th 2018, 10:53 AM 31,395 Views 184 Comments

The minister says that career breaks should only be granted if schools can replace the teacher.

# teachers - Monday 25 December, 2017

'Problems coming in the door are more intense': Guidance counsellors say cuts hit teens hard
# Guidance
# Guidance

'Problems coming in the door are more intense': Guidance counsellors say cuts hit teens hard

Dec 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,121 Views 5 Comments

Some 600 of these posts were withdrawn in Budget 2012.

# teachers - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training
# Isabelle's Law
# Isabelle's Law

Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training

Nov 5th 2017, 7:00 AM 27,717 Views 50 Comments

Maria Condon said defibrillators in all schools “is a great idea but is going to be pointless unless all staff are trained”.

# teachers - 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 25,402 Views 16 Comments

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

# teachers - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

Sep 12th 2017, 3:13 PM 12,415 Views 56 Comments

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

# teachers - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

This Galway teacher's comics will resonate with any múinteoir heading back to school
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

This Galway teacher's comics will resonate with any múinteoir heading back to school

Sep 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,785 Views 3 Comments

So so accurate.