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From TheJournal.ie ASTI: 'If they impose further changes we will be forced to react' Industrial Action

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with the ASTI's plan for industrial action? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie TUI members will not cover the work of ASTI teachers during industrial action Solidarity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie ASTI boss: Teachers' action is "not about pay" Haddington Road

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not changeable': Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road Teachers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie ASTI industrial action to begin on 2 October Teachers Strike

ASTI industrial action to begin on 2 October

The union says that it will withdraw from school meetings, in-service training and parent-teacher meetings.

From TheJournal.ie ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers Teachers

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers

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

From TheJournal.ie ASTI chief: Teachers have had enough Teachers Strike

ASTI chief: Teachers have had enough

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

From TheJournal.ie TUI votes to accept Haddington Road after ASTI members say 'no' Teaching Unions

TUI votes to accept Haddington Road after ASTI members say 'no'

The TUI’s General Secretary said members had accepted the public sector pay deal reluctantly, but that in this case it was the “lesser of two evils”.

From TheJournal.ie ASTI reject Haddington Road agreement, vote for industrial action Public Pay

ASTI reject Haddington Road agreement, vote for industrial action

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

From TheJournal.ie One teacher gets €8,573 cheque as over 1,600 receive arrears from Department Payback

One teacher gets €8,573 cheque as over 1,600 receive arrears from Department

Arrears totalling €4 million have been repaid, after problems calculating rates for new teachers last year.

From TheJournal.ie Another union votes in favour of Haddington Road deal Public Pay

Another union votes in favour of Haddington Road deal

The Association of Higher and Civil Public Servants has voted 64 to 36 per cent to back the agreement.

From TheJournal.ie TUI, ASTI recommend ballot of members on Haddington Road pay deal Teachers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Brian Hayes: 'Unions who reject new public pay deal will face harsher cuts' Public Sector

Brian Hayes: 'Unions who reject new public pay deal will face harsher cuts'

Negotiations have “concluded” on the Haddington Road deal, said the junior finance minister, adding less favourable conditions will apply to those unions who reject it.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added ways to test if your smile still works Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to test if your smile still works

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes Teachers

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes

The executives of the ASTI, the TUI and the INTO have decided to begin balloting members next month.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers discuss Croke Park II at conferences Education

Teachers discuss Croke Park II at conferences

INTO President spoke of “increasing anger” over education cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Secondary teachers' union to recommend No vote on pay proposals Croke Park 2

Secondary teachers' union to recommend No vote on pay proposals

The ASTI says public sector workers have already contributed enough, and savings should be made through the tax system.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Teachers protest over class sizes and unequal pay Education This post contains videos This post contains images

PHOTOS: Teachers protest over class sizes and unequal pay

The three main teachers’ unions held the rally at Leinster House, demanding ‘equal pay for equal work’.

From TheJournal.ie Valuing Education protest to be held near Dáil today Education

Valuing Education protest to be held near Dáil today

The pre-Budget rally will look at a number of issues, including pay for young teachers.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers respond to Taoiseach's 40-hour-week request Education

Teachers respond to Taoiseach's 40-hour-week request

Teachers’ unions say they already work more than 40 hours a week – and more than their counterparts across the globe.

From TheJournal.ie New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010 Back To School

New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010

Unions hope the government will lift the suspension on new teachers’ allowances in a cabinet meeting next week.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students asked to reflect during 'challenging' English exam Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert students asked to reflect during 'challenging' English exam

The theme for today’s higher level paper was Memories.

From TheJournal.ie School which expelled pupils over abusive Facebook posts won't comment Bullying

School which expelled pupils over abusive Facebook posts won't comment

The school is reported to have suspended four pupils earlier this week. Separately, the Education Minister has opened an anti-bullying forum in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairi Quinn refuses to rule out cuts to teacher allowances Education

Ruairi Quinn refuses to rule out cuts to teacher allowances

The Minister for Education said Fine Gael Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames was ‘misinformed’ in her criticism of his policies.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Smart economy? Schools are so hamstrung they’re cutting subjects Opinion

Column: Smart economy? Schools are so hamstrung they’re cutting subjects

If we want that ‘knowledge economy’ we’re always hearing about, the Government needs a serious change of direction, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Quinn will back move to stop discrimination against gay teachers LGBT Rights

Quinn will back move to stop discrimination against gay teachers

The education minister is “determined” to amend laws allowing schools to discriminate on the basis of their religious ethos.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers warn of strike ballots if allowances are cut Croke Park Deal

Teachers warn of strike ballots if allowances are cut

Both the TUI and ASTI say they will consider any cuts to teachers’ allowances as a breach of the Croke Park Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Three teacher conferences to take place this week Teachers

Three teacher conferences to take place this week

The INTO will debate a motion demanding that the guarantees under the Croke Park Agreement that there will be no further pay cuts or compulsory redundancies will continue to apply – or they will ballot for industrial action.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers' union rejects Friends of the Elderly's Transition Year claims TY

Teachers' union rejects Friends of the Elderly's Transition Year claims

Earlier today, the Friends of the Elderly said they wanted the “self-indulgent” year scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher healthcare service cost Dept of Education €1m last year Teachers

Teacher healthcare service cost Dept of Education €1m last year

The department said that the system has led to a 15 per cent reduction in teacher absenteeism over four years.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers angry as allowances suspended Education

Teachers angry as allowances suspended

The Teachers Union of Ireland has claimed the suspension will lead to a further loss of income for new teachers of up to 15 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Junior Cert to be significantly changed under new scheme Junior Cert

Junior Cert to be significantly changed under new scheme

Minister of Education gives his approval to NCCA’s proposals to change the focus of the Junior Cert from rote learning and state exams.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers attack 'larcenous' and 'unjust' plans for public pension reform Public Pensions

Teachers attack 'larcenous' and 'unjust' plans for public pension reform

Unions claim a new reform of pensions mean that new teachers will pay more into their pension funds than they’ll get back out.

From TheJournal.ie "Unqualified" maths teachers to receive training Schools

"Unqualified" maths teachers to receive training

A new survey has shown that out of 2,045 maths teachers in Irish secondary schools, 49 were not qualified to teach the subject and 596 have just some studies done in the subject.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairi Quinn: Michael Noonan has a tougher job than Michael Collins... Education

Ruairi Quinn: Michael Noonan has a tougher job than Michael Collins...

The Education Minister warns secondary school teachers that budgets are tight as the State’s first Finance Minister Collins had “more room for manouevre” than his most recent successor.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers' groups broadly welcome FF and Labour education plans Education

Teachers' groups broadly welcome FF and Labour education plans

But both the ASTI and the INTO say many of the proposals have been previously mooted and ask: Why haven’t they been implemented already?