Sir, - League tables such as the Times Higher Education rankings demonstrate a consistent blind spot in failing to recognise the value of the work being done every day against great odds by Irish third level institutions, particularly Institutes of Technology.
Click here to download a Q&A document on recent progress in TUI's ongoing campaign on pay equality for all members.
The measures agreed today represent a very significant step in the right direction in addressing the pay inequality suffered by teachers recruited since 1 February 2012. The TUI will continue its campaign until full pay equality is achieved.
The latest OECD international indicators endorse the work of Irish educators and make clear that second level teachers in Ireland work longer hours than their international counterparts.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today congratulated students on their Junior Certificate achievements and urged them to stay on to complete a Leaving Certificate programme.
A letter on Junior Cycle Implementation has issued to all branch officers and workplace representatives. Click here to download a copy.
To avail of pay restoration and other protections under the LRA, TUI members in Designated Community Colleges and Community and Comprehensive Schools must complete the form appended to Circular Letter 45/2016.
TUI’s Campaign against Casualisation – Significant Breakthrough
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has negotiated a new mandatory procedure for filling teacher posts/hours. The union has described this as ‘very significant’ in the battle against casualisation of the profession.
Arising from the agreement reached between the Department of Education and Skills and TUI in May 2016, a revised procedure and sequence for filling available teacher posts/hours has been agreed and is now set out in Circular Letter 0059/2016.
Full details of the new paternity leave scheme for teachers have been published in Circular Letter 57/2016.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today expressed its deep frustration over the recent regrettable delay by Government Ministers in committing to a clear timeframe for the restoration of allowances for new and recent entrants to teaching.
Please find TUI advice regarding the use of Croke Park Hours here.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today congratulated students who received a CAO offer but advised those who did not receive one to remain hopeful.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today congratulated students on their Leaving Certificate results and advised them to look at furthering their education in those areas of interest that they are most passionate about.