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# tui - Last month November 2022

Schools in 'outdated buildings' fear a winter of energy rationing and cold classes
# The Morning Lead
# The Morning Lead

Schools in 'outdated buildings' fear a winter of energy rationing and cold classes

Nov 2nd 2022, 12:05 AM 12,657 Views 17 Comments
  • The Department of Education has allocated one-off additional funding of €90 million.
  • But unions say more funding is needed.
  • One school principal described outdated school buildings as the 'broader issue'.

# tui - This year 2022

Teachers’ Union of Ireland to hold industrial action ballot in September if pay not improved
# Teaching Strike
# Teaching Strike

Teachers’ Union of Ireland to hold industrial action ballot in September if pay not improved

Aug 11th 2022, 6:00 PM 13,623 Views 76 Comments

Possible industrial action would be co-ordinated with other public sector unions should such a deal not be forthcoming.

'Some teachers get assaulted more than once a week': Review demanded over attacks at schools
# Assault
# Assault

'Some teachers get assaulted more than once a week': Review demanded over attacks at schools

Apr 23rd 2022, 7:00 AM 24,373 Views 84 Comments

Unions have demanded that better supports are available to teachers who have been assaulted by students.

Leaving Cert 2022: Teaching unions hit out at 'unhelpful' speculation about hybrid model
# State Exams
# State Exams

Leaving Cert 2022: Teaching unions hit out at 'unhelpful' speculation about hybrid model

Jan 10th 2022, 3:53 PM 18,837 Views 17 Comments

Students had a choice last year whether to sit an exam or receive an accredited grade.

'Enormous unease' about schools reopening amid concerns about teacher substitutes, unions say
# Re-opening
# Re-opening

'Enormous unease' about schools reopening amid concerns about teacher substitutes, unions say

Updated Jan 5th 2022, 10:30 AM 60,025 Views 102 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said that the next few weeks would be challenging.

Schools set to re-open on Thursday as safety measures deemed 'effective and appropriate'
# Back To School
# Back To School

Schools set to re-open on Thursday as safety measures deemed 'effective and appropriate'

Updated Jan 4th 2022, 9:55 PM 198,965 Views 195 Comments
  • The Department of Education said there was no public health rationale to delay the reopening.
  • The ASTI has said that some classes may be prioritised if adequate teaching staff was not available.
  • The leaders of the three government coalition parties also met this afternoon and green lit the plans for schools.

# tui - Last year 2021

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions
# Substitute Teachers
# Substitute Teachers

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions

Nov 29th 2021, 10:57 PM 22,022 Views 68 Comments

Emergency measures include an increased involvement of student teachers and retired teachers.

Teachers want 'acknowledgement and investment' rather than pandemic bonus
# Schools
# Schools

Teachers want 'acknowledgement and investment' rather than pandemic bonus

Oct 1st 2021, 8:30 PM 22,230 Views 42 Comments

Senior government members have said a bonus payment for frontline workers is under consideration.

'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated

Aug 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 34,274 Views 56 Comments

Pregnant people cannot register for a Covid-19 vaccine prior to 14 weeks’ gestation.

Leaving Cert 2022: Students will again have more exam choice due to Covid disruption
# State Exams
# State Exams

Leaving Cert 2022: Students will again have more exam choice due to Covid disruption

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 9:40 PM 25,611 Views 6 Comments

Additional choice was incorporated in Junior and Leaving Cert exams this year and will again next year.

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return

Apr 12th 2021, 7:21 AM 14,738 Views 66 Comments

A million students and staff are back in school today.

Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 8:55 AM 29,584 Views 138 Comments

The conferences of the country’s three teacher trade unions are continuing today.

'It's not a value judgement on any profession' - Education Minister defends change to vaccine prioritisation
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

'It's not a value judgement on any profession' - Education Minister defends change to vaccine prioritisation

Updated Apr 6th 2021, 3:00 PM 77,412 Views 189 Comments
  • The conferences of the country's three teacher trade unions started online today
  • Unions are unhappy about the revised vaccination rollout based on age and not profession
  • Education Minister Norma Foley has addressed delegates at the INTO Congress
Junior Certificate examinations will not go ahead this year, Department confirms
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

Junior Certificate examinations will not go ahead this year, Department confirms

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 7:25 PM 32,854 Views 48 Comments

Minister for Education Norma Foley briefed teaching unions on the plans this afternoon.

Norma Foley indicates she wants re-opening of schools from March as talks continue
# Education
# Education

Norma Foley indicates she wants re-opening of schools from March as talks continue

Feb 16th 2021, 12:39 PM 31,281 Views 88 Comments

Talks have been ongoing for weeks between the government and unions.

# tui - All time

Teachers Union of Ireland will be 'strongly' advising its members to reject new public pay deal
# Public Servants' Pay
# Public Servants' Pay

Teachers Union of Ireland will be 'strongly' advising its members to reject new public pay deal

Dec 15th 2020, 10:25 PM 30,137 Views 80 Comments

Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath published the details of the public pay deal today.

Poll: Should schools close early for Christmas break?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools close early for Christmas break?

Nov 18th 2020, 8:33 AM 108,046 Views 68 Comments

The teachers’ union is suggesting schools close on Friday 18 December.

Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier

Nov 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 56,470 Views 113 Comments

Schools are due to close on Tuesday 22 December; the TUI is suggesting that they instead close on Friday 18 December.

TUI says 'traditional' Junior and Leaving Cert exams must return next year
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

TUI says 'traditional' Junior and Leaving Cert exams must return next year

Nov 9th 2020, 2:37 PM 17,469 Views 10 Comments

The teachers’ union has said that certainty must be given to students now, seven months from when the written State exams are held.

92% of post-primary teachers say wearing masks makes work more difficult - TUI survey
# TUI
# TUI

92% of post-primary teachers say wearing masks makes work more difficult - TUI survey

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 19,857 Views 74 Comments

The survey, carried out amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, highlights concern among the profession.

Teachers call for clarity on position of schools ahead of new restrictions
# TUI
# TUI

Teachers call for clarity on position of schools ahead of new restrictions

Oct 18th 2020, 5:25 PM 70,901 Views 152 Comments

Briefing ministers yesterday, the Health team said that “children were safer in schools”.

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 2:00 PM 198,161 Views 323 Comments

NPHET has recommended that the entire country enter Level 5 – the highest level of Covid-19 restrictions.

Teaching unions query whether schools should remain open if Ireland moves to Level 5
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teaching unions query whether schools should remain open if Ireland moves to Level 5

Oct 5th 2020, 10:32 AM 63,811 Views 186 Comments

Under Level 5 restrictions, schools would remain open but most other businesses would be closed

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates

Sep 28th 2020, 9:23 AM 34,994 Views 26 Comments

Students can also apply to sit the postponed exams in November.

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'

Sep 23rd 2020, 11:50 AM 21,065 Views 26 Comments

The TUI also claimed that releasing the rank order will be “profoundly damaging to the student-teacher relationship”.

Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 13,580 Views 6 Comments

The UK’s biggest operator will close 166 shops due to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI
# New Guidelines
# New Guidelines

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI

Updated Jul 2nd 2020, 8:27 AM 49,987 Views 119 Comments

Teachers’ unions will appear before the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee today.

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

Feb 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 30,400 Views 203 Comments

Over 90% of the Teachers Union of Ireland’s 19,000 members voted in favour of taking industrial action today.

Teachers' Union 'expects a lot of schools to close' during strike action
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Teachers' Union 'expects a lot of schools to close' during strike action

Jan 22nd 2020, 5:41 PM 26,279 Views 87 Comments

TUI members are set to strike on 4 February over pay inequality.

Teachers' Union of Ireland 'left with no choice' but to strike next month over 'pay discrimination'
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Teachers' Union of Ireland 'left with no choice' but to strike next month over 'pay discrimination'

Jan 17th 2020, 1:12 PM 21,766 Views 176 Comments

The dispute centres around the big pay differences in the early years of employment between those hired before and after 2011.

Teachers to be balloted for strike action next month
# Pay Discrimination
# Pay Discrimination

Teachers to be balloted for strike action next month

Aug 28th 2019, 1:07 PM 13,252 Views 100 Comments

The TUI says that big pay differences still occur between teachers hired before and after 2011.

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses
# TUI
# TUI

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses

Feb 13th 2019, 3:43 PM 14,565 Views 66 Comments

The ongoing nurses’ strike was suspended on Monday following a Labour Court recommendation on pay and conditions.

Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move
# Equal Pay For Equal Work
# Equal Pay For Equal Work

Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move

Oct 31st 2018, 11:08 AM 16,665 Views 94 Comments

The union will meet next Wednesday to agree on a ballot for industrial action, up to and including a strike.

Proof that we need pay restoration: Schools are resorting to offering accomodation in order to attract teachers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Proof that we need pay restoration: Schools are resorting to offering accomodation in order to attract teachers

Sep 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,648 Views 70 Comments

President of the Teacher’s Union of Ireland Seamus Lahart says students, schools and teachers will suffer if action is not taken to address the recruitment and retention crisis.

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools
# Education
# Education

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Apr 4th 2018, 8:21 AM 16,353 Views 63 Comments

The Education Minister said smartphone use by students “increasingly caused concern”.

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues
# New Teachers
# New Teachers

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:52 PM 16,607 Views 116 Comments

Unions have voted in favour of industrial action if pay inequality is not addressed.

'We've been hit quite a few times': Teachers' union on why pay changes are needed
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'We've been hit quite a few times': Teachers' union on why pay changes are needed

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:18 AM 15,532 Views 101 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton said that it isn’t possible to negotiate a deal for teachers separate to other public sectors.

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad From The Daily Edge

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad

Dec 31st 2017, 11:33 AM 26,055 Views 9 Comments

How many times do you think you’ve seen it this week? A million? Million and one?

Bruton says he can't restore young teachers' pay as it would mean cutting children's resources
# Education
# Education

Bruton says he can't restore young teachers' pay as it would mean cutting children's resources

Sep 14th 2017, 9:22 PM 17,000 Views 105 Comments

A ballot of members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) rejected the government’s new public pay deal this evening.

TUI heads say they will recommend membership reject the new public sector pay deal
# Teachers' Union Of Ireland
# Teachers' Union Of Ireland

TUI heads say they will recommend membership reject the new public sector pay deal

Jun 8th 2017, 9:51 PM 11,879 Views 28 Comments

The TUI said the deal wasn’t good enough.

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