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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Teachers

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How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?
This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.
A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman
Demand for student teacher positions is still high despite ongoing industrial action over newly-qualified pay.
'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks
The agreement to suspend the action has been welcomed by the government and education bodies.
Schools will reopen tomorrow as teachers' union enters talks
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
The strike centres on pay for newly-qualified teachers.
Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow
No deal was reached today.
Talks scheduled for tomorrow to avert large-scale teacher strikes
Teachers represented by the ASTI union will stop performing supervisory or substitution duties from Monday
No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike
The gardaí are not the only public servants who are currently locked in talks.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?
We'll know today if teachers are going to strike for their younger colleagues
The results of two ASTI ballots will be revealed.
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
'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.
Newly-qualified teachers will now start on €31,800 a year
That is equal to those who had been doing the job before 2012.
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.
'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.
12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland
Dreading the day your students find you on Facebook.
Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month
The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances
"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.
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.
15 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland
It’s not all a doss, you know.
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.
Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.
Warnings of 'major disruption' to schools as teachers vote to stop working 33 extra hours
The hours were agreed under the Croke Park agreement.
Primary school teachers will identify with substitute's gas account of her day
Not another dance party.
566 new resource teachers are on their way for children with special needs
Resource teachers are in addition to the mainstream class teacher.
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.
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.
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.
This sign in Irish Oscar winner Ben Cleary's playschool shows teachers never forget
D’aw <3
15 annoying things all Irish teachers have said
“No running in the corridor!”
'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.
Dáil passes Bill to make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers
The move was welcomed by LGBT groups.
Poll: Do teachers make enough money?
What do you think?
'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.
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.