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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are' Strikes

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'

Paschal Donohoe said today that his department has put in place a “substantial arrangement and package” for gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie 46% of Irish people support teachers as strikes set to go ahead Lansdowne Road

46% of Irish people support teachers as strikes set to go ahead

Teachers have planned to strike on seven days between 27 October and 7 December.

From TheJournal.ie Eight out of ten people think lower paid gardaí, teachers and nurses should have their pay increased Poll

Eight out of ten people think lower paid gardaí, teachers and nurses should have their pay increased

It comes as up to 500 schools are set to close on Thursday unless progress is made on the issue of pay scales for teachers who qualified after 2011.

What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?

CIÚNAS!

From TheJournal.ie We'll know today if teachers are going to strike for their younger colleagues Out Of College

We'll know today if teachers are going to strike for their younger colleagues

The results of two ASTI ballots will be revealed.

From TheJournal.ie Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

From TheJournal.ie 'We don't want a pay increase; we are demanding pay restoration for our vulnerable colleagues' Column

'We don't want a pay increase; we are demanding pay restoration for our vulnerable colleagues'

ASTI representative Ciara Kinsella explains why secondary school teachers are considering going on strike.

From TheJournal.ie Newly-qualified teachers will now start on €31,800 a year Pay Equality

Newly-qualified teachers will now start on €31,800 a year

That is equal to those who had been doing the job before 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers' Stereotypes

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'

Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action Teachers

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action

Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

Dreading the day your students find you on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month Teachers

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances

From TheJournal.ie "Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister Teachers

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister

Bruton said that while the recruitment and appointment of teachers is a matter for the individual school.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Was Richard Bruton right to say that newer TDs get paid less? Factcheck

FactCheck: Was Richard Bruton right to say that newer TDs get paid less?

Do lower public service salaries extend to the Dáil chamber? FactCheck finds out.

15 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

It’s not all a doss, you know.

From TheJournal.ie TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours Agreement

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours

The TUI will effectively be signing up to the terms of The Landsdowne Road Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts Industrial Action

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

From TheJournal.ie Warnings of 'major disruption' to schools as teachers vote to stop working 33 extra hours Croke Park

Warnings of 'major disruption' to schools as teachers vote to stop working 33 extra hours

The hours were agreed under the Croke Park agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 566 new resource teachers are on their way for children with special needs Schools

566 new resource teachers are on their way for children with special needs

Resource teachers are in addition to the mainstream class teacher.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid?

A key industrial relations figure has said that if the gardaí and others cannot attract new recruits then their pay-scales need to be revisited.