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# teachers - Saturday 16 November, 2013

ASTI recommends members reject Haddington Road deal
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI recommends members reject Haddington Road deal

Nov 16th 2013, 7:53 PM 14,684 Views 195 Comments

The Central Executive Committee decided today that the Haddington Road proposals should be put to a members’ vote.

# teachers - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

ASTI recommends ballot of members on new proposals
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI recommends ballot of members on new proposals

Nov 12th 2013, 6:14 PM 10,278 Views 104 Comments

The new proposals on the Haddington Road Agreement are the result of talks between union representatives and the department.

Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified

Nov 12th 2013, 11:48 AM 3,570 Views 32 Comments

However, the Education Minister said that the “terms and conditions” of the guarantee are not under his control.

# teachers - Monday 11 November, 2013

Movement in teachers dispute as ASTI to meet department officials tomorrow
# ASTI
# ASTI

Movement in teachers dispute as ASTI to meet department officials tomorrow

Nov 11th 2013, 10:21 PM 6,835 Views 27 Comments

The discussions have come about as a result of informal talks that took place between the parties last week.

# teachers - Saturday 2 November, 2013

JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers

Nov 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 8,139 Views 6 Comments

Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?

# teachers - Friday 1 November, 2013

Poll: Should teachers agree to take up JobBridge positions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should teachers agree to take up JobBridge positions?

Nov 1st 2013, 9:30 AM 17,253 Views 231 Comments

The national internship scheme has been used to take on 58 teachers, something which has been heavily criticised. What do you think?

# teachers - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made
# Exams
# Exams

TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made

Oct 29th 2013, 12:21 PM 6,514 Views 81 Comments

The Teachers Union of Ireland said they are concerned there is not enough resources to implement the planned reforms.

# teachers - Monday 28 October, 2013

Column: Reducing school holidays would help students, parents and the economy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Reducing school holidays would help students, parents and the economy

Oct 28th 2013, 1:00 PM 2,166 Views 210 Comments

More time in school would help students and teachers to tackle areas of underachievement in our education system – like mathematics, science and second language proficiency, writes Colm Bergin.

# teachers - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Brazil protests over teachers' pay turn violent
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

Brazil protests over teachers' pay turn violent

Oct 8th 2013, 7:40 AM 5,948 Views 24 Comments

Thousands took part in the demonstrations in Rio and Sao Paulo.

# teachers - Monday 7 October, 2013

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law

Oct 7th 2013, 1:08 PM 6,207 Views 19 Comments

One union leader says he’ll be seeking a meeting with the Taoiseach to talk about repealing the FEMPI measures, which affect workers who rejected Haddington Road.

# teachers - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Teacher substitution scheme cost almost €90 million last year
# Schools
# Schools

Teacher substitution scheme cost almost €90 million last year

Oct 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,416 Views 41 Comments

The Department of Education also has spent over €110 million in costs directly associated with transition year over the past couple of years.

# teachers - Thursday 3 October, 2013

The 8 most terrifying things your teacher said in class
# Hands Up
From The Daily Edge
# Hands Up

The 8 most terrifying things your teacher said in class

Oct 3rd 2013, 1:00 PM 30,921 Views 72 Comments

Steel your nerves. We’re going back there.

# teachers - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

ASTI teachers start industrial action from today
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI teachers start industrial action from today

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:26 AM 6,510 Views 101 Comments

The action will see teachers refuse to attend meetings outside of normal school hours.

# teachers - Monday 30 September, 2013

Column: An Open Letter to Ruairi Quinn
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: An Open Letter to Ruairi Quinn

Sep 30th 2013, 5:57 PM 157 Views 136 Comments

“Dear Minister: I’m busy and I’m tired. I love my job but your policies are making it very, very difficult for me to be good at it,” writes Evelyn O’Connor.

# teachers - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,355 Views 15 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# teachers - Friday 27 September, 2013

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action

Sep 27th 2013, 12:34 PM 7,052 Views 79 Comments

The President of the NAPD had said that the decision by ASTI members to withdraw duties outside of normal school hours, presented “an appalling vista” for principals.

# teachers - Thursday 26 September, 2013

8 teachers you definitely had in secondary school
# Bad Teacher
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Teacher

8 teachers you definitely had in secondary school

Sep 26th 2013, 9:30 PM 44,278 Views 74 Comments

Including the one who hates young people, their job and indeed, their life.

# teachers - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Taoiseach: "This is the Haddington Road Agreement, it will not be renegotiated"
# Teachers
# Teachers

Taoiseach: "This is the Haddington Road Agreement, it will not be renegotiated"

Sep 25th 2013, 11:18 AM 5,837 Views 54 Comments

Enda Kenny asked secondary teachers to consider the implications of industrial action which is due to start next week.

ASTI: 'If they impose further changes we will be forced to react'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

ASTI: 'If they impose further changes we will be forced to react'

Sep 25th 2013, 10:21 AM 5,412 Views 99 Comments

The ASTI General Secretary Pat King said they won’t be accepting any further cuts.

Poll: Do you agree with the ASTI's plan for industrial action?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the ASTI's plan for industrial action?

Sep 25th 2013, 9:21 AM 13,810 Views 260 Comments

Teachers are to undertake industrial action next Wednesday and have appealed for the public’s support. Do they have yours?

# teachers - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

TUI members will not cover the work of ASTI teachers during industrial action
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

TUI members will not cover the work of ASTI teachers during industrial action

Sep 24th 2013, 6:53 PM 7,885 Views 88 Comments

The TUI has also said that no element of the Haddington Road Agreement is to be implemented in schools yet.

ASTI boss: Teachers' action is "not about pay"
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

ASTI boss: Teachers' action is "not about pay"

Sep 24th 2013, 9:01 AM 5,269 Views 91 Comments

Pat King has said the planned action will affect students only “marginally”. Teachers will withdraw from out-of-hours duties including parent and staff meetings from tomorrow week.

'It's not changeable': Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road
# Teachers
# Teachers

'It's not changeable': Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road

Sep 24th 2013, 8:59 AM 2,990 Views 15 Comments

The two Labour ministers’ comments come in the wake of ASTI members rejecting the public sector pay deal.

# teachers - Monday 23 September, 2013

IFUT members vote to accept Haddington Road Agreement
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

IFUT members vote to accept Haddington Road Agreement

Sep 23rd 2013, 2:15 PM 4,236 Views 15 Comments

The majority of members in the Irish Federation of University Teachers approved the revised public sector pay agreement.

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:52 AM 3,893 Views 51 Comments

In a ballot on Friday, teachers rejected the Haddington Road public sector pay deal and voted in favour of industrial action.

# teachers - Sunday 22 September, 2013

ASTI chief: Teachers have had enough
# Teachers Strike
# Teachers Strike

ASTI chief: Teachers have had enough

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:29 PM 18,011 Views 237 Comments

Pat King said that the “fabric of schools” is being taken away.

# teachers - Friday 20 September, 2013

ASTI reject Haddington Road agreement, vote for industrial action
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

ASTI reject Haddington Road agreement, vote for industrial action

Sep 20th 2013, 3:39 PM 8,735 Views 142 Comments

The union representing 17,000 secondary teachers voted by way of a 63 per cent majority to reject the deal.

# teachers - Thursday 19 September, 2013

14 things you'll remember if you went to an all-girls school
# The Girly Show
From The Daily Edge
# The Girly Show

14 things you'll remember if you went to an all-girls school

Sep 19th 2013, 1:00 PM 37,646 Views 46 Comments

Rolling up skirts, periods, and fancying male teachers.

# teachers - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

21 things you'll remember from secondary school
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

21 things you'll remember from secondary school

Sep 4th 2013, 6:00 PM 69,945 Views 128 Comments

Cast your minds back.

# teachers - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Tell us, did you have a favourite teacher? From The Daily Edge

Tell us, did you have a favourite teacher?

Aug 31st 2013, 1:00 PM 20,653 Views 102 Comments

Pay tribute to them here…

# teachers - Friday 30 August, 2013

6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers
# Dear Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Miss

6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers

Aug 30th 2013, 6:00 PM 30,164 Views 26 Comments

Kids can be very… direct.

# teachers - Thursday 29 August, 2013

The best and worst things about going back to school...
# Hiya Teacher
From The Daily Edge
# Hiya Teacher

The best and worst things about going back to school...

Aug 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 22,337 Views 62 Comments

… as a teacher

# teachers - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Special needs assistant cuts protest descends into FF heckles
# Education
# Education

Special needs assistant cuts protest descends into FF heckles

Jun 26th 2013, 9:48 PM 24,034 Views 110 Comments

Hundreds gathered outside Leinster House in Dublin to raise awareness about cuts to special needs assistants.

# teachers - Friday 21 June, 2013

TUI, ASTI recommend ballot of members on Haddington Road pay deal
# Teachers
# Teachers

TUI, ASTI recommend ballot of members on Haddington Road pay deal

Jun 21st 2013, 10:05 PM 6,116 Views 31 Comments

The teachers’ unions both decided today to recommend a ballot of their members. The move comes after a number of unions accepted the deal.

TDs will be asked to vote on reversing special needs teaching cuts
# Teachers
# Teachers

TDs will be asked to vote on reversing special needs teaching cuts

Jun 21st 2013, 6:08 PM 4,158 Views 23 Comments

A Fianna Fáil motion, to be voted upon on next Wednesday, asks for increased teaching staff to meet the workload.

# teachers - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Cuts in teaching support for special needs children "utterly unacceptable"
# Schools
# Schools

Cuts in teaching support for special needs children "utterly unacceptable"

Jun 19th 2013, 8:03 PM 7,320 Views 41 Comments

The levels of resource teacher and special needs assistants have been maintained at 2012/2013 levels.

# teachers - Sunday 9 June, 2013

More than 1,000 retired teachers back for State exam jobs
# Underemployed
# Underemployed

More than 1,000 retired teachers back for State exam jobs

Jun 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,510 Views 69 Comments

Following a promise to prioritise their applications, 250 unemployed and substitute teachers have been hired by the States Examinations Commission.

# teachers - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Irish teachers still owed €142,000 for teaching Libyan Leaving Certs
# Libyan Leaving
# Libyan Leaving

Irish teachers still owed €142,000 for teaching Libyan Leaving Certs

May 29th 2013, 9:13 PM 14,103 Views 19 Comments

The Department of Education says it has only just learned that teachers were left with unpaid wages from two years ago.