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# teachers - Monday 31 October, 2016

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

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'

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

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

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

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

What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?


# teachers - Thursday 13 October, 2016

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

The results of two ASTI ballots will be revealed.

# teachers - Monday 10 October, 2016

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

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'

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

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'

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

# teachers - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

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

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

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

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

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?

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

# teachers - Sunday 12 June, 2016

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

15 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

It’s not all a doss, you know.

# teachers - Monday 30 May, 2016

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours

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

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# teachers - 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.

# teachers - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge Primary school teachers will identify with substitute's gas account of her day I Will Survive!

# teachers - Thursday 28 April, 2016

566 new resource teachers are on their way for children with special needs

Resource teachers are in addition to the mainstream class teacher.

# teachers - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid?

A key industrial relations figure has said that if the gardaí and others cannot attract new recruits then their pay-scales need to be revisited.

# teachers - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Only way to pay young public servants equally is to end generous pension regime

When addressing public sector pay, the big elephant in the room isn’t just the upfront costs of recruiting new entrants, Aaron McKenna argues.

# teachers - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Vast majority of principals say austerity has undermined mental health support for students

The results of a survey show how a moratorium on hiring has affected schools.

# teachers - Monday 29 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This sign in Irish Oscar winner Ben Cleary's playschool shows teachers never forget Cute

# teachers - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 annoying things all Irish teachers have said Ciúnas

15 annoying things all Irish teachers have said

“No running in the corridor!”

# teachers - Sunday 6 December, 2015

'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed'

The posters on the wall said “It’s ok to be different” but LGBT teachers working in denominational schools felt the opposite, writes Niall Callan.

# teachers - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Dáil passes Bill to make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers

The move was welcomed by LGBT groups.

# teachers - 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?

# teachers - 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 a secondary school teacher.

# teachers - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology

Over the past 20 years, teachers have struggled to successfully incorporate computers and tablets into the classroom in Ireland, writes Fergal McCarthy.

# teachers - Friday 23 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know this Friday morning.

# teachers - Monday 5 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 15 times teachers were the real messers Yo Teach

15 times teachers were the real messers

Legends. All of them.

# teachers - Monday 10 August, 2015

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions

It also reveals how to attract better teachers into classrooms.

# teachers - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads

The headmaster said he was not attempting to fill vacancies and was not as familiar with the debates around the scheme as he should have been.

# teachers - Sunday 19 July, 2015

We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

# teachers - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Teacher says her career was "destroyed" after phone in her bra set off prison detectors

She is suing the Irish Prison Service and Minister for Justice, among others.

# teachers - Friday 12 June, 2015

It's still legal to discriminate against gay teachers, but that could change next week

A Bill is being put to the Dáil on foot of the referendum result.

# teachers - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Teachers' union set to reject new €2,000-increase pay agreement

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland feel that the issue of ‘flex’ hour contracts has not been dealt with sufficiently.

# teachers - Friday 22 May, 2015

How do you talk to a child about death?

A new online resource has been launched to help primary school teachers deal with bereavement.