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#teaching council

# teaching-council - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed

The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.

# teaching-council - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register

The principal had said the five students were ‘visibly distressed’ after the incident.

# teaching-council - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

# teaching-council - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification

The student was 19-years-old at the time of the allegations.

# teaching-council - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Teacher allegedly placed sellotape over 'giddy' students' mouths

Today marks the Teaching Council’s first-ever Fitness-to-Teach inquiry.

# teaching-council - Thursday 2 November, 2017

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

# teaching-council - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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

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

# teaching-council - Friday 3 January, 2014

Bad teachers can be punished more easily under new rules

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

# teaching-council - Saturday 27 July, 2013

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"

The Department of Education has said that schools can participate in the scheme – but not use it to displace staff or fill a current vacancy.

# teaching-council - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

New code of conduct says teachers CAN interact with pupils on Facebook

The guidelines drawn up by the Teaching Council say teachers should make sure that any interaction on social networks is ‘appropriate’.

# teaching-council - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?

Is it alright for teachers to interact with their students on Facebook in this digital age – or should they steer clear? You tell us…