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#Teachers

# teachers - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'Everyone who does the same job deserves the same pay': Mitchell O'Connor weighs in on teachers' pay
# Equal Pay Equal Work
# Equal Pay Equal Work

'Everyone who does the same job deserves the same pay': Mitchell O'Connor weighs in on teachers' pay

Aug 23rd 2017, 1:17 PM 18,573 Views 89 Comments

The Minister of State said she stands by the ideal that there should be equal pay for equal work.

# teachers - Thursday 8 June, 2017

TUI heads say they will recommend membership reject the new public sector pay deal
# Teachers' Union Of Ireland
# Teachers' Union Of Ireland

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

Jun 8th 2017, 9:51 PM 11,867 Views 28 Comments

The TUI said the deal wasn’t good enough.

# teachers - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
# Discuss
# Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,921 Views 32 Comments

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# teachers - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers
# 11th Hour
# 11th Hour

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 AM 52,525 Views 97 Comments

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# teachers - Friday 5 May, 2017

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here
# Fidget Spinners
# Fidget Spinners

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here

May 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 46,856 Views 32 Comments

Irish schools may follow suit if fidget spinners result in bullying.

# teachers - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Newly qualified teachers unable to get dipped over new scheme
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Newly qualified teachers unable to get dipped over new scheme

Apr 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 33,890 Views 54 Comments

The INTO spokesperson added that the professional probation should be done away with.

# teachers - Friday 21 April, 2017

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme
# Vaccinations At School
# Vaccinations At School

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

Apr 21st 2017, 3:06 PM 23,565 Views 93 Comments

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

# teachers - Monday 17 April, 2017

Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey
# Pay Restoration
# Pay Restoration

Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey

Apr 17th 2017, 3:18 PM 23,621 Views 107 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland carried out a survey that indicates teachers’ morale at work is low because of the public pay dispute.

Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers
# Diversity
# Diversity

Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers

Apr 17th 2017, 12:42 PM 12,695 Views 33 Comments

The initiative is aimed at encouraging disadvantaged groups into the teaching profession.

# teachers - Sunday 5 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 5th 2017, 8:15 AM 20,768 Views 43 Comments

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

# teachers - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school
# Strabane
# Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Feb 8th 2017, 7:38 AM 19,978 Views 19 Comments

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# teachers - Monday 5 December, 2016

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them
# Grievance
# Grievance

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them

Dec 5th 2016, 2:24 PM 15,057 Views 23 Comments

Under a new student and parent charter, schools will have to outline the outcome of each complaint made by parents.

# teachers - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

After weeks of negotiation, a 'final' pay deal has been offered to ASTI teachers
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

After weeks of negotiation, a 'final' pay deal has been offered to ASTI teachers

Nov 30th 2016, 5:40 PM 14,218 Views 62 Comments

There has been some movement on supervision and substitution and Junior Cert cycle reform.

# teachers - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Poll: Is it time for a new public sector pay agreement?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it time for a new public sector pay agreement?

Nov 20th 2016, 9:57 AM 20,412 Views 155 Comments

Current starting salaries for gardaí, nurses, and teachers are still lagging significantly behind their 2010 equivalents.

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?
# Public Pay Demands
# Public Pay Demands

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?

Nov 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 50,558 Views 143 Comments

This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.

# teachers - Thursday 10 November, 2016

A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman
# A1 Sharon
# A1 Sharon

A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman

Nov 10th 2016, 8:55 AM 18,113 Views 65 Comments

Demand for student teacher positions is still high despite ongoing industrial action over newly-qualified pay.

# teachers - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks
# Schooled
# Schooled

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks

Nov 9th 2016, 9:14 AM 4,797 Views 9 Comments

The agreement to suspend the action has been welcomed by the government and education bodies.

# teachers - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Schools will reopen tomorrow as teachers' union enters talks
# ASTI
# ASTI

Schools will reopen tomorrow as teachers' union enters talks

Nov 8th 2016, 9:35 PM 22,267 Views 72 Comments

Teachers were due to withdraw from supervision and substitution duties tomorrow, leading to the closure of schools nationwide.

Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike
# Teachers
# Teachers

Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike

Nov 8th 2016, 7:40 AM 17,626 Views 85 Comments

The strike centres on pay for newly-qualified teachers.

# teachers - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow
# No Deal
# No Deal

Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow

Nov 6th 2016, 7:36 PM 52,270 Views 152 Comments

No deal was reached today.

# teachers - Friday 4 November, 2016

Talks scheduled for tomorrow to avert large-scale teacher strikes
# Strike
# Strike

Talks scheduled for tomorrow to avert large-scale teacher strikes

Nov 4th 2016, 10:15 PM 32,259 Views 60 Comments

Teachers represented by the ASTI union will stop performing supervisory or substitution duties from Monday

# teachers - Thursday 3 November, 2016

No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike

Nov 3rd 2016, 5:58 PM 23,934 Views 79 Comments

The gardaí are not the only public servants who are currently locked in talks.

# teachers - Monday 31 October, 2016

Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs
# More Teachers
# More Teachers

Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs

Oct 31st 2016, 12:37 PM 12,342 Views 33 Comments

The allocation means there will now be nearly 7,500 special needs teachers in the system.

# teachers - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'
# Strikes
# Strikes

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'

Oct 30th 2016, 2:57 PM 17,086 Views 75 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said today that his department has put in place a “substantial arrangement and package” for gardaí.

# teachers - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

46% of Irish people support teachers as strikes set to go ahead
# Lansdowne Road
# Lansdowne Road

46% of Irish people support teachers as strikes set to go ahead

Oct 26th 2016, 11:15 AM 21,138 Views 141 Comments

Teachers have planned to strike on seven days between 27 October and 7 December.

# teachers - Monday 24 October, 2016

Eight out of ten people think lower paid gardaí, teachers and nurses should have their pay increased
# Poll
# Poll

Eight out of ten people think lower paid gardaí, teachers and nurses should have their pay increased

Oct 24th 2016, 11:35 PM 17,962 Views 76 Comments

It comes as up to 500 schools are set to close on Thursday unless progress is made on the issue of pay scales for teachers who qualified after 2011.

# teachers - Friday 14 October, 2016

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

What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?

Oct 14th 2016, 1:45 PM 13,893 Views 1 Comment

CIÚNAS!

# teachers - Thursday 13 October, 2016

We'll know today if teachers are going to strike for their younger colleagues
# Out Of College
# Out Of College

We'll know today if teachers are going to strike for their younger colleagues

Oct 13th 2016, 7:43 AM 9,296 Views 41 Comments

The results of two ASTI ballots will be revealed.

# teachers - Monday 10 October, 2016

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers
# In The Classroom
# In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

Oct 10th 2016, 4:26 PM 17,082 Views 56 Comments

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

# teachers - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'We don't want a pay increase; we are demanding pay restoration for our vulnerable colleagues'
# Column
# Column

'We don't want a pay increase; we are demanding pay restoration for our vulnerable colleagues'

Sep 17th 2016, 7:15 PM 197 Views 56 Comments

ASTI representative Ciara Kinsella explains why secondary school teachers are considering going on strike.

# teachers - Friday 16 September, 2016

Newly-qualified teachers will now start on €31,800 a year
# Pay Equality
# Pay Equality

Newly-qualified teachers will now start on €31,800 a year

Sep 16th 2016, 2:03 PM 88,261 Views 142 Comments

That is equal to those who had been doing the job before 2012.

# teachers - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'
# Stereotypes
# Stereotypes

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'

Sep 13th 2016, 8:41 AM 11,514 Views 47 Comments

Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.

# teachers - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action
# Teachers
# Teachers

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action

Sep 3rd 2016, 5:41 PM 14,372 Views 78 Comments

Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.

# teachers - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

Aug 31st 2016, 1:18 PM 6,944 Views 2 Comments

Dreading the day your students find you on Facebook.

# teachers - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month
# Teachers
# Teachers

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month

Aug 24th 2016, 1:37 PM 15,142 Views 74 Comments

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances

# teachers - Sunday 14 August, 2016

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister
# Teachers
# Teachers

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister

Aug 14th 2016, 7:15 AM 18,784 Views 79 Comments

Bruton said that while the recruitment and appointment of teachers is a matter for the individual school.

# teachers - Sunday 7 August, 2016

FactCheck: Was Richard Bruton right to say that newer TDs get paid less?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was Richard Bruton right to say that newer TDs get paid less?

Aug 7th 2016, 7:00 AM 20,220 Views 51 Comments

Do lower public service salaries extend to the Dáil chamber? FactCheck finds out.

# teachers - Sunday 12 June, 2016

15 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland
# Yo Teach
From The Daily Edge
# Yo Teach

15 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

Jun 12th 2016, 8:15 PM 15,262 Views 5 Comments

It’s not all a doss, you know.

# teachers - Monday 30 May, 2016

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours
# Agreement
# Agreement

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours

May 30th 2016, 9:58 PM 18,708 Views 34 Comments

The TUI will effectively be signing up to the terms of The Landsdowne Road Agreement.

# teachers - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

May 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,429 Views 75 Comments

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.