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# teachers - Friday 13 June, 2014

Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union
# TUT TUT
# TUT TUT

Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union

Jun 13th 2014, 1:09 PM 18,094 Views 60 Comments

The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.

# teachers - Monday 19 May, 2014

"No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

"No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department

May 19th 2014, 10:50 PM 12,572 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Education has rejected Micheál Martin’s claims that there are widespread cuts to SNAs.

# teachers - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths
# Honours
# Honours

Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths

May 17th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,534 Views 54 Comments

The ESRI has been asked to complete its examination of the issue by the end of the year.

# teachers - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Teachers do, literally, run the country
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Teachers do, literally, run the country

Apr 27th 2014, 8:30 AM 269 Views 120 Comments

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.

# teachers - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers
# INTO
# INTO

'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers

Apr 23rd 2014, 3:47 PM 21,024 Views 204 Comments

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'
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable'

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:40 AM 14,671 Views 126 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?

Apr 23rd 2014, 9:08 AM 23,493 Views 238 Comments

The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?

# teachers - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Education Minister faces sustained heckling and booing as he speaks to secondary teachers
# Rumble For Ruairi
# Rumble For Ruairi

Education Minister faces sustained heckling and booing as he speaks to secondary teachers

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:01 PM 22,463 Views 169 Comments

The minister had earlier today faced the ire of primary teachers.

'Bordering on sexist': Quinn criticised for 'highly feminised audience' comments at teachers' conference
# Education
# Education

'Bordering on sexist': Quinn criticised for 'highly feminised audience' comments at teachers' conference

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 26,315 Views 158 Comments

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
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Majority of primary school principals have to teach full-time

Apr 22nd 2014, 2:00 PM 10,188 Views 54 Comments

The INTO said today teachers have little time for school administration outside of their teaching responsibilities.

'Volunteering spirit' of primary school teachers needs to be praised, says Cody
# Teachers
# Teachers

'Volunteering spirit' of primary school teachers needs to be praised, says Cody

Apr 22nd 2014, 10:21 AM 11,177 Views 36 Comments

He said teachers should not be concerned about setbacks as they are “inevitable parts of life”.

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes
# Primary School
# Primary School

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes

Apr 22nd 2014, 9:35 AM 17,796 Views 324 Comments

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn also said he was disappointed in the lack of “genuinely inclusive schools”.

# teachers - Sunday 20 April, 2014

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed
# Further Education
# Further Education

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed

Apr 20th 2014, 12:53 PM 6,920 Views 15 Comments

The TUI found that while Cavan has one place for every 58 people, Offaly has one for every 1096.

# teachers - Friday 18 April, 2014

TUI says 3,900 secondary school teachers needed over the next 10 years
# Projections
# Projections

TUI says 3,900 secondary school teachers needed over the next 10 years

Apr 18th 2014, 11:41 AM 6,590 Views 34 Comments

That’s union projects an increase of 75,000 students.

# teachers - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Majority of teachers say schools won't be able to cope with new Junior Cycle
# Survey
# Survey

Majority of teachers say schools won't be able to cope with new Junior Cycle

Apr 17th 2014, 8:36 AM 8,083 Views 43 Comments

Schools don’t have the capacity to deal with the changes due to be brought in this September, teachers said in a new survey.

# teachers - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

12 trickster teachers we wish we had in our school days
# Bad Education
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Education

12 trickster teachers we wish we had in our school days

Mar 25th 2014, 1:01 PM 33,388 Views 17 Comments

Teach us your ways!

# teachers - Sunday 23 March, 2014

If Junior Cycle "nonsense" continues, teachers could strike, says union
# Education
# Education

If Junior Cycle "nonsense" continues, teachers could strike, says union

Mar 23rd 2014, 11:50 AM 10,538 Views 47 Comments

The results of balloting by two unions will be known on Wednesday.

# teachers - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Teachers read out mean tweets about themselves from their own pupils
# Noooooo
From The Daily Edge
# Noooooo

Teachers read out mean tweets about themselves from their own pupils

Mar 11th 2014, 1:45 PM 8,094 Views 0 Comments

Be careful what you write…

"The anger is palpable": Teachers to hold lunchtime protests over Junior Cycle
# Exam Concerns
# Exam Concerns

"The anger is palpable": Teachers to hold lunchtime protests over Junior Cycle

Mar 11th 2014, 8:37 AM 10,585 Views 64 Comments

The protests are over the introduction of the new Junior Cycle Student Award.

# teachers - Friday 21 February, 2014

Teachers to hold "symbolic" lunchtime protests over new Junior Cycle
# Dispute
# Dispute

Teachers to hold "symbolic" lunchtime protests over new Junior Cycle

Feb 21st 2014, 9:49 PM 17,159 Views 174 Comments

A teacher will remain in the school to supervise students during the protests.

# teachers - Monday 17 February, 2014

Teacher shortage in new subjects as second-level student numbers to rise
# Education
# Education

Teacher shortage in new subjects as second-level student numbers to rise

Feb 17th 2014, 8:23 AM 12,628 Views 27 Comments

School principals said they need to start planning now to ensure that teachers are qualified to teach the subjects that are in demand.

# teachers - Thursday 13 February, 2014

School announces snow closure in the BEST possible way
# Ice Ice Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Ice Baby

School announces snow closure in the BEST possible way

Feb 13th 2014, 8:26 AM 4,987 Views 1 Comment

Can we go back to school please? This school, specifically?

# teachers - Monday 3 February, 2014

Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding

Feb 3rd 2014, 10:51 PM 6,868 Views 32 Comments

The INTO made the comments after it emerged that eight schools in Ireland received almost €50,000 extra funding from the State in 2012.

Education Minister refuses to rule out video cameras in classrooms
# Monitored
# Monitored

Education Minister refuses to rule out video cameras in classrooms

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:33 AM 13,696 Views 77 Comments

Ruairí Quinn said that he felt that “some older teachers are used to being sole person of authority in the classroom”.

# teachers - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Thirty teachers risk being struck off the payroll for failing to register
# New Rules
# New Rules

Thirty teachers risk being struck off the payroll for failing to register

Jan 28th 2014, 8:13 AM 12,743 Views 26 Comments

Teachers must be registered with the Teaching Council in order to be paid a salary by the State.

# teachers - Sunday 26 January, 2014

# teachers - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform
# Junior Cycle Student Award
# Junior Cycle Student Award

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform

Jan 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 8,358 Views 48 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.

# teachers - Monday 20 January, 2014

'Rock solid' - the relationship between Taoiseach and Tánaiste, says Ruairí Quinn
# Political Strain
# Political Strain

'Rock solid' - the relationship between Taoiseach and Tánaiste, says Ruairí Quinn

Jan 20th 2014, 11:14 AM 4,118 Views 29 Comments

In a radio interview today, the minister addressed speculation the relationship was strained while also speaking about the controversy surround the Junior Certificate reform

# teachers - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Quinn urged to enter mediation talks with teachers over junior cycle reform
# Teachers
# Teachers

Quinn urged to enter mediation talks with teachers over junior cycle reform

Jan 19th 2014, 9:00 PM 9,588 Views 51 Comments

Meanwhile, the president of the TUI said that he was surprised there hadn’t been wider public consultation the Junior Cycle Student Award.

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers
# Junior Cycle Student Award
# Junior Cycle Student Award

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers

Jan 19th 2014, 2:38 PM 6,412 Views 55 Comments

Teachers have expressed their concern about the implementation of the new Junior Cycle Student Award, which will replace the Junior Cert.

# teachers - Friday 17 January, 2014

Key questions on new Junior Cycle Student Award 'unanswered'
# Education
# Education

Key questions on new Junior Cycle Student Award 'unanswered'

Jan 17th 2014, 5:55 PM 11,508 Views 59 Comments

The Minister for Education thinks that implementing the plan is going well, the teachers don’t.

# teachers - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

First it was ‘The Inter’, then it was the Junior Cert… now it’s got a new name…
# Junior Cycle
# Junior Cycle

First it was ‘The Inter’, then it was the Junior Cert… now it’s got a new name…

Jan 15th 2014, 10:50 PM 53,969 Views 127 Comments

Irish people will soon have a new method of figuring out each other’s ages, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn confirmed this morning…

# teachers - Friday 3 January, 2014

Bad teachers can be punished more easily under new rules
# Education
# Education

Bad teachers can be punished more easily under new rules

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 29,170 Views 113 Comments

Ruairí Quinn is increasing the power of the Teaching Council to bring in new sanctions for bad and underperforming teachers.

# teachers - Thursday 19 December, 2013

ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement

Dec 19th 2013, 6:19 PM 11,853 Views 98 Comments

ASTI General Secretary Pat King said failure by the Government to meet its commitments under the deal would be unacceptable.

Result of ASTI Haddington Road vote expected this evening
# Teachers Vote
# Teachers Vote

Result of ASTI Haddington Road vote expected this evening

Dec 19th 2013, 8:51 AM 4,756 Views 26 Comments

In a second vote on the Government pay deal, union leaders have urged secondary teachers to reject it.

# teachers - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Payment for supervision and substitution to stop in 2014 if ASTI reject Haddington deal
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Payment for supervision and substitution to stop in 2014 if ASTI reject Haddington deal

Dec 3rd 2013, 5:24 PM 10,775 Views 54 Comments

The ASTI warns this will lead to a ‘serious escalation’ of the current industrial dispute in schools.

# teachers - Monday 2 December, 2013

ASTI promises "strong action" if teachers are made redundant
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

ASTI promises "strong action" if teachers are made redundant

Dec 2nd 2013, 1:26 PM 10,621 Views 99 Comments

Nearly 50 posts have been identified as being over the official quota and could be targeted for redundancy, but the ASTI says it will take action if members are hit.

# teachers - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Column: Music changes lives – every young person should have the chance to learn
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Music changes lives – every young person should have the chance to learn

Nov 30th 2013, 12:00 PM 83 Views 34 Comments

Through music education, many of society’s most vulnerable young people dare to dream of greater things for their futures, writes Chris Maher.

# teachers - Sunday 17 November, 2013

ASTI: 'Schools are being run on a shoe-string and teachers have had enough'
# ASTI
# ASTI

ASTI: 'Schools are being run on a shoe-string and teachers have had enough'

Nov 17th 2013, 2:25 PM 12,422 Views 305 Comments

The General Secretary Pat King said if teachers vote no to the Haddington deal then industrial action will continue.