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#Teachers

# teachers - Monday 4 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Were your parents the biggest influence on your career choice? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Were your parents the biggest influence on your career choice?

Parents may not be fully aware of the vast range of science and technology careers available, Dr Des Fitzgerald said.

# teachers - Monday 21 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

# teachers - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told Recruitment Appeal

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told

Teachers, including recently qualified teachers and retired teachers, are being asked to apply.

# teachers - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# teachers - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I've lost over €20k already. I can't save, get a mortgage or plan to have kids': Lower-pay teachers speak out Unequal

'I've lost over €20k already. I can't save, get a mortgage or plan to have kids': Lower-pay teachers speak out

In a week where teachers united in their calls for equal pay, we spoke to some about their experiences.

# teachers - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools Education

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

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

# teachers - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues New Teachers This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister orders full review of sex education in schools Sex Education

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Richard Bruton is due to address the annual conference of the ASTI teachers’ union this morning.

# teachers - Monday 2 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored Education

Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored

The president of the INTO said members’ patience is now running thin.

# teachers - Friday 16 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Career breaks: 'We shouldn't be stopping young teachers from going and exploring the world' Opinion

Career breaks: 'We shouldn't be stopping young teachers from going and exploring the world'

We need to look at the real reasons behind our teacher shortages and think about how we can attract more people into the teaching profession, writes Garrett O’Dowd.

# teachers - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places Teaching Courses

Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places

Specific focus will be placed on science, technology, engineering and maths teachers.

# teachers - Friday 26 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton targets career breaks and expresses concern that teachers are working abroad Shortage

Richard Bruton targets career breaks and expresses concern that teachers are working abroad

The minister says that career breaks should only be granted if schools can replace the teacher.

# teachers - Monday 25 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Problems coming in the door are more intense': Guidance counsellors say cuts hit teens hard Guidance

'Problems coming in the door are more intense': Guidance counsellors say cuts hit teens hard

Some 600 of these posts were withdrawn in Budget 2012.

# teachers - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training Isabelle's Law

Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training

Maria Condon said defibrillators in all schools “is a great idea but is going to be pointless unless all staff are trained”.

# teachers - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week Misconduct

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

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

# teachers - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren Mental Health

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

# teachers - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

# teachers - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone who does the same job deserves the same pay': Mitchell O'Connor weighs in on teachers' pay Equal Pay Equal Work

'Everyone who does the same job deserves the same pay': Mitchell O'Connor weighs in on teachers' pay

The Minister of State said she stands by the ideal that there should be equal pay for equal work.

# teachers - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie TUI heads say they will recommend membership reject the new public sector pay deal Teachers' Union Of Ireland

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

The TUI said the deal wasn’t good enough.

# teachers - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# teachers - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers 11th Hour

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# teachers - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here Fidget Spinners This post contains videos

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here

Irish schools may follow suit if fidget spinners result in bullying.

# teachers - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Newly qualified teachers unable to get dipped over new scheme Up In The Air

Newly qualified teachers unable to get dipped over new scheme

The INTO spokesperson added that the professional probation should be done away with.

# teachers - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme Vaccinations At School

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

# teachers - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey Pay Restoration

Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland carried out a survey that indicates teachers’ morale at work is low because of the public pay dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers Diversity

Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers

The initiative is aimed at encouraging disadvantaged groups into the teaching profession.

# teachers - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'My daughter has special needs too': How should we educate gifted children in Ireland? Education

'My daughter has special needs too': How should we educate gifted children in Ireland?

In Alberta, Canada, all gifted children are entitled to personalised learning plans, with the option of a specialised programme too.

# teachers - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# teachers - Monday 5 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them Grievance

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them

Under a new student and parent charter, schools will have to outline the outcome of each complaint made by parents.

# teachers - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie After weeks of negotiation, a 'final' pay deal has been offered to ASTI teachers Deal Or No Deal

After weeks of negotiation, a 'final' pay deal has been offered to ASTI teachers

There has been some movement on supervision and substitution and Junior Cert cycle reform.

# teachers - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it time for a new public sector pay agreement? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for a new public sector pay agreement?

Current starting salaries for gardaí, nurses, and teachers are still lagging significantly behind their 2010 equivalents.

From TheJournal.ie How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago? Public Pay Demands

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?

This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.

# teachers - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman A1 Sharon

A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman

Demand for student teacher positions is still high despite ongoing industrial action over newly-qualified pay.

# teachers - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks Schooled

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks

The agreement to suspend the action has been welcomed by the government and education bodies.

# teachers - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Schools will reopen tomorrow as teachers' union enters talks ASTI

Schools will reopen tomorrow as teachers' union enters talks

Teachers were due to withdraw from supervision and substitution duties tomorrow, leading to the closure of schools nationwide.

From TheJournal.ie Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike Teachers

Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike

The strike centres on pay for newly-qualified teachers.

# teachers - Sunday 6 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow No Deal

Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow

No deal was reached today.

# teachers - Friday 4 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Talks scheduled for tomorrow to avert large-scale teacher strikes Strike

Talks scheduled for tomorrow to avert large-scale teacher strikes

Teachers represented by the ASTI union will stop performing supervisory or substitution duties from Monday

# teachers - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike Deadlock

No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike

The gardaí are not the only public servants who are currently locked in talks.

# teachers - Monday 31 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs More Teachers

Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs

The allocation means there will now be nearly 7,500 special needs teachers in the system.

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