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€54,000 Raised to Fight Serious Childhood Illnesses for Ireland’s Sickest Children
Tuesday, 14 August 18
A massive €54,000 has been raised by INTO for CMRF Crumlin to help some of Ireland’s sickest children. The outstanding charity efforts will support paediatric medical research and over 150,000 children who visit Crumlin hospital each year.

Death of INTO Stalwart, Former President and Dedicated Educationalist Tom Gilmore’s Passing means the loss of a Great INTO Leader
Tuesday, 7 August 18

Death of INTO Stalwart, Former President and Dedicated Educationalist - Tom Gilmore’s Passing means the loss of a Great INTO Leader.

INTO Welcomes Removal of Religion as a Criterion for Enrolment
Friday, 13 July 18
INTO welcomes removal of religion as a criterion for enrolment and an end to discrimination in school admissions but warns against increased workload for school leaders.

INTO Charity Cycle Raises €12,398.31 for Focus Ireland
Wednesday, 11 July 18
Focus Ireland expressed its gratitude to INTO members for raising €12,398.31 in the recent INTO 150 charity cycle.

Early Intervention Critical For At Risk Children
Friday, 6 July 18
INTO comments on the announcement of a pilot scheme to provide therapy services in schools.

Putting Education at the Heart of Budget 2019
Thursday, 5 July 18
New entrant pay inequality remains a key flank of our political engagement this summer. Talks between the public service unions and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform will continue over the coming weeks and the outcome will be put to a ballot of members, in accordance with the Congress 2018 resolution.

Congress Survey Confirms Childcare is 'A Second Mortgage' For 2 in 3 Working Families
Friday, 29 June 18
The national opinion poll of 1,000 trade union members conducted by Congress confirms that childcare is one of the top two costs for 71% of all working families with a pre-school child.

See Beyond Borders and INTO Working Together to Improve Education in Cambodia
Thursday, 28 June 18
See Beyond Borders provides a professional development and mentor teacher training programme in Cambodia. Our solidarity fund is currently supporting this project and assists an INTO member to volunteer for six months in Cambodia.

Standard Application Form for Teachers has been Revised
Monday, 25 June 18
CPSMA and INTO have revised the Standard Application Form for Teachers, to reflect the revised Teaching Council registration categories, and to include “Droichead” as a condition for registration.

INTO dons pride-inspired logo in show of solidarity ahead of Dublin Pride
Monday, 25 June 18
Ahead of Dublin Pride, The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) will temporarily rebrand in a show of support and solidarity with LGBT+ teachers, students and the wider community in Ireland.

Underfunded, Understaffed Primary Schools Need Budget Boost
Friday, 22 June 18
Primary school teachers from across the country gathered in Dublin this week to meet with TDs and Senators from across the political divide. Members stressed the need to value primary education in the forthcoming budget.

Results of Congress Survey on Housing Costs
Wednesday, 20 June 18
The national opinion poll, carried out by Congress, of 1,500 trade union members under the age of 34 on their housing costs was conducted online between 01 and 14 June. It comes ahead of the Labour Employer Economic Forum (LEEF) discussions between Government, union and employer representatives on housing.

INTO Grants for Educational Research
Friday, 15 June 18
As part of the INTO 150th anniversary there will be five bursaries of €3,000, which are open to all INTO members to apply for.

INTO Lead Call for Full, Free, Universal Public Childcare Provision at ICTU Women's Conference
Friday, 15 June 18
INTO motion on radical overhaul of childcare provision carried unanimously by Congress.

Consultant Settlement Points the Way to Pay Restoration for Teachers
Friday, 15 June 18
It is imperative for Government to restore public sector pay levels following today’s settlement.

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