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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow
Neither the minister nor the unions will budge.
Teachers aren't backing down - they're going to strike on Tuesday
The ASTI says they need more movement from Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan.
Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'
The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.
Louise O'Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers
“Eight and 12-year-old children in schools today shouldn’t know who Louise O’Keeffe is”.
Jan O'Sullivan says she's not budging an inch
The TUI and ASTI have announced two days of strike action — the first set to take place on 2 December.
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
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
The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.
Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month
Teachers are angry about proposed reforms to the Junior Cert.
Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms
Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.
Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake
Is it pay day? Eh, no.
Good news for teachers looking for work in Ireland in Budget 2015
There will be 1,700 new teaching posts offered next year.
Over 300 new resource teaching posts for children with special needs announced
Details of the allocations will be revealed this afternoon.
This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers
Stephen Donnelly also wants us to team up with the NHS and make Irish Water more efficient.
Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues
10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.
One third of secondary teachers are on part-time contracts
But that could be about to change.
Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'
The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.
In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland
Experiencing homophobia in all forms, while being in fear of their work, job and career. These five teachers tell their stories…
Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world
But things look a lot healthier when it comes to education…
Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms
Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.
The 9 at 9: Monday
It’s fairly dull and gloomy out but here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
Teacher receives lovely email from student after coming out during school assembly
Four years after the teacher’s announcement, the student returned to say thanks.
Principals want an audit of teaching resources
Student numbers are rising, but student-teacher ratios fell.
Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law
Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.
Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September
The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.
They did it! Three school teachers tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours
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
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”.
Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...
Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.
Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union
The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.
"No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department
The Department of Education has rejected Micheál Martin’s claims that there are widespread cuts to SNAs.
Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths
The ESRI has been asked to complete its examination of the issue by the end of the year.
Damien Kiberd: Teachers do, literally, run the country
But it hasn’t helped them as those old-school types have made it next to impossible for young qualified types to get a permanent job.
'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers
Primary school teachers say they are taking more notes to do with relationships, behaviour and possible bullying.
Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable'
Meanwhile, the Department of Education has denied that the Minister was trying to suggest a higher level maths requirement would get more men into the teaching profession.
Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?
The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?
Education Minister faces sustained heckling and booing as he speaks to secondary teachers
The minister had earlier today faced the ire of primary teachers.
'Bordering on sexist': Quinn criticised for 'highly feminised audience' comments at teachers' conference
Remarks made by the Education Minister at the INTO conference earlier today have been sharply criticised.
Majority of primary school principals have to teach full-time
The INTO said today teachers have little time for school administration outside of their teaching responsibilities.