The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) is seeking to fill the position of Education/Research Officer.
On Saturday 4th February TUI held its annual education conference. One hundred delegates attended and the conference addressed policy issues in second level, further education and third level. The presentations from the conference are available below.
Commenting on the publication of today’s Action Plan for Education 2017, the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) drew attention to the ongoing damage caused by education cutbacks and stated that any new initiatives must be underpinned by the required resourcing.
Click here to download TUI President Joanne Irwin's address to TUI's consultative conference on TUs.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today warned that progress cannot be made on the development of technological universities unless the serious concerns of its members in the Institute of Technology sector are addressed.
The latest TUI News (Vol 39 No 3) will issue to schools and centres in the coming days. Features include:
€1,000 pay restoration brought forward by five months to 1st April 2017
A €1,000 pay restoration on annualised salaries (ie salaries exclusive of allowances) up to €65,000, which was originally due for payment from 1st September 2017 under the Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA), has been brought forward by five months and will now be paid from 1st April 2017.
The State Examinations Commission (SEC) is actively seeking teachers to fulfil roles at the 2017 certificate examinations as follows;
Please note that the deadline for the career break and job share applications for the 2017/18 academic year is 1st February 2017.
A poster has issued to all third level workplaces which outlines the progress made in relation to various issues including the re-designation of half of the 'flex' hours from January 2017 and advances in the battle against casualisation.
Click here to download.
Circular letter 79/2016 - Revised salary scale from 1st January 2017 for teachers employed after 1st February 2012
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has described the findings of the PISA 2015 study as an endorsement of the high quality work of Irish teachers and students at a time of hugely damaging cuts to education. In all three areas which were examined, the scores of Irish students were significantly above the OECD average.
Following an invitation issued on 8th November by the Chair of the Teachers’ Conciliation Council (TCC) to ASTI, INTO, TUI, the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, TUI engaged with the other parties in discussions on a range of issues in recent weeks.
In September 2015, TUI members accepted, in a national ballot, the proposals set out in the document - Junior Cycle Reform: Joint Statement on Principles and Implementation (including the Appendix “Professional Time to support Implementation”).