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# teachers - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Mock battle: Students' last-minute plea to teachers as pickets begin
# Striike
# Striike

Mock battle: Students' last-minute plea to teachers as pickets begin

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:12 AM 13,658 Views 96 Comments

Members of the ASTI and the TUI are striking today, after the latest round of talks with the Department collapsed last week.

# teachers - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Taoiseach says teachers' strike is avoidable, but they don't agree
# Ham Fisted
# Ham Fisted

Taoiseach says teachers' strike is avoidable, but they don't agree

Jan 21st 2015, 1:56 PM 14,020 Views 93 Comments

Around 330,000 second level students will have a day off tomorrow, as teachers go on strike again.

Garda vetting of 36,000 teachers will wait until after new laws are brought in
# Background Checks
# Background Checks

Garda vetting of 36,000 teachers will wait until after new laws are brought in

Jan 21st 2015, 1:27 PM 9,411 Views 9 Comments

The minister also wants fitness to teach hearings to be held in public.

# teachers - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

After no break in talks, teachers are going on strike again
# Strike
# Strike

After no break in talks, teachers are going on strike again

Jan 14th 2015, 4:55 PM 9,526 Views 38 Comments

Talks aimed at breaking the impasse have failed.

# teachers - Monday 22 December, 2014

Number of Irish graduates going abroad to get work more than doubles
# Brain Drain
# Brain Drain

Number of Irish graduates going abroad to get work more than doubles

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:35 AM 7,963 Views 15 Comments

That’s since the beginning of the recession.

# teachers - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Teachers unhappy some increment payments not in Christmas salaries
# Delayed
# Delayed

Teachers unhappy some increment payments not in Christmas salaries

Dec 21st 2014, 12:07 PM 21,974 Views 66 Comments

The delay is being blamed on a glitch in the department’s payroll system.

# teachers - Friday 12 December, 2014

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day
# School's Out
# School's Out

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Dec 12th 2014, 12:58 PM 10,393 Views 101 Comments

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

# teachers - Monday 8 December, 2014

The forgotten voice: a student’s opinion of the Junior Cycle
# Education
# Education

The forgotten voice: a student’s opinion of the Junior Cycle

Dec 8th 2014, 8:00 PM 163 Views 29 Comments

In the bickering between unions and government, one voice is often lacking: that of the student.

# teachers - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

No resolution in sight for striking teachers
# No Light Ahead
# No Light Ahead

No resolution in sight for striking teachers

Dec 2nd 2014, 4:18 PM 9,807 Views 51 Comments

The action today has seen 27,000 of the country’s teachers taking industrial action.

Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Dec 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 152 Views 30 Comments

Times are changing, as is teaching, but we can’t lose sight of what’s important; instilling a love of learning in our students.

Teachers are striking today - Here's why
# Education
# Education

Teachers are striking today - Here's why

Dec 2nd 2014, 6:30 AM 15,277 Views 70 Comments

The Junior Cert does matter, apparently.

# teachers - Monday 1 December, 2014

Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow

Dec 1st 2014, 1:52 PM 18,824 Views 119 Comments

Neither the minister nor the unions will budge.

# teachers - Friday 28 November, 2014

Teachers aren't backing down - they're going to strike on Tuesday
# Purple Monkey Dishwasher
# Purple Monkey Dishwasher

Teachers aren't backing down - they're going to strike on Tuesday

Nov 28th 2014, 8:37 AM 11,645 Views 118 Comments

The ASTI says they need more movement from Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan.

# teachers - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'
# Not Blinking
# Not Blinking

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'

Nov 25th 2014, 10:43 PM 16,909 Views 84 Comments

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

# teachers - Friday 21 November, 2014

Louise O'Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers
# Abuse
# Abuse

Louise O'Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers

Nov 21st 2014, 11:35 AM 14,813 Views 23 Comments

“Eight and 12-year-old children in schools today shouldn’t know who Louise O’Keeffe is”.

# teachers - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Jan O'Sullivan says she's not budging an inch
# Take It Or Leave It
# Take It Or Leave It

Jan O'Sullivan says she's not budging an inch

Nov 15th 2014, 6:14 PM 12,236 Views 69 Comments

The TUI and ASTI have announced two days of strike action — the first set to take place on 2 December.

# teachers - Friday 14 November, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Nov 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 8,435 Views 0 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners
# Education
# Education

Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners

Nov 14th 2014, 12:00 PM 145 Views 37 Comments

The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.

# teachers - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month
# Exam Stress
# Exam Stress

Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month

Nov 12th 2014, 8:26 AM 10,062 Views 112 Comments

Teachers are angry about proposed reforms to the Junior Cert.

# teachers - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms
# Collapsed Talks
# Collapsed Talks

Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms

Nov 11th 2014, 7:25 PM 11,433 Views 47 Comments

Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.

# teachers - Friday 24 October, 2014

Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake
# Salary
# Salary

Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake

Oct 24th 2014, 9:40 PM 37,604 Views 63 Comments

Is it pay day? Eh, no.

# teachers - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Good news for teachers looking for work in Ireland in Budget 2015
# Education
# Education

Good news for teachers looking for work in Ireland in Budget 2015

Oct 14th 2014, 3:51 PM 7,951 Views 11 Comments

There will be 1,700 new teaching posts offered next year.

# teachers - Monday 13 October, 2014

Over 300 new resource teaching posts for children with special needs announced
# Resource Teaching
# Resource Teaching

Over 300 new resource teaching posts for children with special needs announced

Oct 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 7,454 Views 4 Comments

Details of the allocations will be revealed this afternoon.

# teachers - Thursday 9 October, 2014

This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers

Oct 9th 2014, 3:32 PM 15,389 Views 46 Comments

Stephen Donnelly also wants us to team up with the NHS and make Irish Water more efficient.

# teachers - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues
# Treatment
# Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

Oct 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,662 Views 27 Comments

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# teachers - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

One third of secondary teachers are on part-time contracts
# Education
# Education

One third of secondary teachers are on part-time contracts

Sep 17th 2014, 5:49 PM 12,336 Views 31 Comments

But that could be about to change.

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'
# Education
# Education

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'

Sep 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 28,877 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.

# teachers - Sunday 14 September, 2014

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland

Sep 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 82,169 Views 223 Comments

Experiencing homophobia in all forms, while being in fear of their work, job and career. These five teachers tell their stories…

# teachers - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world
# The Outlook
# The Outlook

Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world

Sep 9th 2014, 3:36 PM 11,554 Views 48 Comments

But things look a lot healthier when it comes to education…

# teachers - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms

Sep 3rd 2014, 5:55 PM 7,895 Views 50 Comments

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.

# teachers - Monday 25 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Aug 25th 2014, 8:21 AM 9,297 Views 4 Comments

It’s fairly dull and gloomy out but here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# teachers - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Teacher receives lovely email from student after coming out during school assembly
# Coming Out
From The Daily Edge
# Coming Out

Teacher receives lovely email from student after coming out during school assembly

Aug 14th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,224 Views 1 Comment

Four years after the teacher’s announcement, the student returned to say thanks.

# teachers - Monday 30 June, 2014

Principals want an audit of teaching resources
# Education
# Education

Principals want an audit of teaching resources

Jun 30th 2014, 8:27 AM 6,788 Views 12 Comments

Student numbers are rising, but student-teacher ratios fell.

# teachers - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law

Jun 28th 2014, 1:13 PM 12,324 Views 56 Comments

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.

# teachers - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September
# Impact
# Impact

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September

Jun 25th 2014, 5:12 PM 14,398 Views 12 Comments

The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.

# teachers - Monday 23 June, 2014

They did it! Three school teachers tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours
# Heroes
From The Daily Edge
# Heroes

They did it! Three school teachers tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours

Jun 23rd 2014, 1:40 PM 25,404 Views 28 Comments

The lads arrived back at St. Peter’s in Bray to a hero’s welcome.

Parents and teachers fight to keep 'the best school in Ballyfermot' open
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Parents and teachers fight to keep 'the best school in Ballyfermot' open

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 15,467 Views 15 Comments

One pupil from the De La Salle Primary School said “they’re trying to squash us all into one school but we won’t fit”.

# teachers - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...
# Child Labour
# Child Labour

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...

Jun 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 8,197 Views 25 Comments

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.