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# teachers - Friday 20 May, 2016

Warnings of 'major disruption' to schools as teachers vote to stop working 33 extra hours
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Warnings of 'major disruption' to schools as teachers vote to stop working 33 extra hours

May 20th 2016, 9:10 AM 38,450 Views 166 Comments

The hours were agreed under the Croke Park agreement.

# teachers - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

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

Primary school teachers will identify with substitute's gas account of her day

May 18th 2016, 8:50 AM 7,144 Views 0 Comments

Not another dance party.

# teachers - Thursday 28 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 28th 2016, 10:30 PM 18,877 Views 34 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Apr 5th 2016, 9:31 AM 37,750 Views 209 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 530 Views 116 Comments

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
# Pastoral Care
# Pastoral Care

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

Mar 24th 2016, 9:00 AM 9,889 Views 17 Comments

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

# teachers - Monday 29 February, 2016

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

This sign in Irish Oscar winner Ben Cleary's playschool shows teachers never forget

Feb 29th 2016, 12:46 AM 5,518 Views 0 Comments

D’aw <3

# teachers - Sunday 28 February, 2016

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

15 annoying things all Irish teachers have said

Feb 28th 2016, 9:30 AM 16,163 Views 6 Comments

“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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 6th 2015, 1:06 PM 1,535 Views 151 Comments

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
# Section 37
# Section 37

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:09 PM 20,813 Views 289 Comments

The move was welcomed by LGBT groups.

# teachers - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Poll: Do teachers make enough money?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do teachers make enough money?

Nov 25th 2015, 10:02 AM 38,349 Views 135 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm a teacher and while the school system isn't deliberately out to destroy people, it is broken'

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:50 AM 2,975 Views 63 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology

Nov 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 237 Views 34 Comments

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

# teachers - Monday 5 October, 2015

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

15 times teachers were the real messers

Oct 5th 2015, 10:47 AM 11,786 Views 7 Comments

Legends. All of them.

# teachers - Monday 10 August, 2015

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions
# Standards
# Standards

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions

Aug 10th 2015, 6:05 AM 24,304 Views 21 Comments

It also reveals how to attract better teachers into classrooms.

# teachers - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads
# Teachers
# Teachers

Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads

Aug 5th 2015, 10:36 AM 20,367 Views 32 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 871 Views 11 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jun 17th 2015, 10:18 PM 74,623 Views 0 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

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

Jun 12th 2015, 8:31 AM 9,033 Views 97 Comments

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
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

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

Jun 3rd 2015, 2:05 PM 19,093 Views 110 Comments

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?
# Working Through Tragedy
# Working Through Tragedy

How do you talk to a child about death?

May 22nd 2015, 10:58 AM 7,827 Views 12 Comments

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

# teachers - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Sorry kids, no more mid-week holidays to look forward to...
# School's In
# School's In

Sorry kids, no more mid-week holidays to look forward to...

May 20th 2015, 4:23 PM 30,222 Views 9 Comments

It seems that the Department of Education and teaching unions have reached an agreement.

# teachers - Monday 18 May, 2015

A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food
# Hunger
# Hunger

A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food

May 18th 2015, 10:12 AM 13,567 Views 69 Comments

A full third of Irish parents with young children are concerned about feeding their family.

# teachers - Thursday 14 May, 2015

These teachers worry that a Yes vote could mean teaching 4-year-olds about the word 'gay'
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

These teachers worry that a Yes vote could mean teaching 4-year-olds about the word 'gay'

May 14th 2015, 6:35 PM 53,355 Views 539 Comments

A new group, Teachers for No, launched outside Leinster House today.

# teachers - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Teachers to protest outside school gates today against Junior Cert reforms
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Teachers to protest outside school gates today against Junior Cert reforms

May 7th 2015, 8:54 AM 9,085 Views 88 Comments

Only a nominal number of teachers have taken up the new teacher training.

# teachers - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Students protest after 16 English language colleges close in just one year
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

Students protest after 16 English language colleges close in just one year

May 5th 2015, 9:43 PM 15,314 Views 40 Comments

The latest one is in Galway.

# teachers - Sunday 12 April, 2015

DrinkAware wants to educate young people about drinking but it's facing criticism
# Conflict Of Interest
# Conflict Of Interest

DrinkAware wants to educate young people about drinking but it's facing criticism

Apr 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 8,386 Views 20 Comments

It’s funded by the alcohol industry.

# teachers - Thursday 9 April, 2015

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)
# The Divide
# The Divide

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)

Apr 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,180 Views 23 Comments

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# teachers - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide
# Suicide Crisis
# Suicide Crisis

Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide

Apr 7th 2015, 11:30 AM 13,150 Views 25 Comments

The model has been compared to learning CPR.

# teachers - Monday 6 April, 2015

Young teachers are facing an 'increasingly bleak reality'
# School Of Hard Knocks
# School Of Hard Knocks

Young teachers are facing an 'increasingly bleak reality'

Apr 6th 2015, 11:05 AM 33,634 Views 120 Comments

Unions say half of all teachers under 30 are now on part-time work arrangements.

# teachers - Monday 23 March, 2015

9 unforgivable lies we were all told in school
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

9 unforgivable lies we were all told in school

Mar 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 19,645 Views 15 Comments

We do not forgive. And we do not forget.

# teachers - Saturday 28 February, 2015

"I'm not talking about discipline": Minister won't say whether teachers will be punished
# Junior Cycle Row
# Junior Cycle Row

"I'm not talking about discipline": Minister won't say whether teachers will be punished

Feb 28th 2015, 12:37 PM 11,874 Views 61 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan says she’s pressing ahead with junior cycle reforms, insisting individual teachers “want to get on with it”.

# teachers - Thursday 19 February, 2015

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember
# Teacher Teacher
From The Daily Edge
# Teacher Teacher

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember

Feb 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,992 Views 7 Comments

OH MY GOD DID WE HAVE ENGLISH??

# teachers - Friday 13 February, 2015

Teachers are miffed Junior Cert  details were leaked to newspaper
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Teachers are miffed Junior Cert details were leaked to newspaper

Feb 13th 2015, 5:01 PM 16,264 Views 36 Comments

Unions have rejected the draft document but say it may form the basis for discussions.

# teachers - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?
# Education
# Education

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 405 Views 56 Comments

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'
# Privacy
# Privacy

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:07 PM 10,817 Views 79 Comments

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

Poll: Should teachers mark their own students for State exams?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should teachers mark their own students for State exams?

Jan 29th 2015, 10:11 AM 18,263 Views 80 Comments

Talks on the Junior Cycle dispute are getting underway today.

# teachers - Thursday 22 January, 2015

"It's not a holiday for us ... it will actually cause more work"
# Placards At Dawn
# Placards At Dawn

"It's not a holiday for us ... it will actually cause more work"

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:35 PM 20,295 Views 38 Comments

Who’ll blink first in the junior cycle row? Not the teachers, by the sounds of it… TheJournal.ie stopped by one city centre picket this morning to take the temperature.

Joan Burton compares Mary Lou to a saint ... but not in a good way
# Say What?
# Say What?

Joan Burton compares Mary Lou to a saint ... but not in a good way

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:24 PM 17,374 Views 70 Comments

The pair have a history of clashing in the Dáil.