The Department of Education and Skills have published Circular Letter 59/2014, which contains important information on changes to the Sick Leave Scheme for registered teachers.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has congratulated Jan O’ Sullivan on her appointment to the position of Minister for Education and Skills. The union represents teachers and lecturers in second level schools, colleges of further education and Institutes of Technology.
The Department of Education and Skills has published Circular Letter 53/2014 which implements an improved salary scale and part time rate for those who entered teaching between 1 January 2011 and 31 January 2012 (2011 Entrants). This is a very significant salary gain for this group of teachers and was secured by the teacher unions under the Haddington Road Agreement.
TUI comment on resignation of Minister Ruairi Quinn
TUI President Gerard Craughwell discusses school league tables on RTE's Drivetime programme, describing them as a crude and misleading measure of a school.
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The following is the result of the ballot on the redeployment process for third level
Bahrain Teachers' Association leader Madhi Abu Dheeb was imprisoned in April 2011 after calling on his teaching union to strike.
On the day that the Minister for Education and Skills published the first performance report into the Higher Education System, the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), which represents lecturers in Institutes of Technology, has warned of the damaging effects that cutbacks are having on the quality of experience for students.
Further to the postponement of the ETB staff representative elections last month, revised regulations have now been issued.
Do you have a HPAL (Hourly Paid Assistant Lecturer) / Associate Lecturer CID?
If yes, it is of vital importance that you contact your TUI Branch Officers or Area Representative with the details requested below on or before the 18th of June 2014.
All TUI members in Institutes of Technology are being balloted on the redeployment process for the IoTs which was negotiated with the assistance of the Labour Relations Commission.
On the first day of the Leaving and Junior Certificate exams, TUI President Gerard Craughwell wished all exam students the best of luck and urged them to stay calm, to pace themselves and to remain positive.
Click here to download a presentation by TUI President Gerard Craughwell, presented at the TUI consultative conference on Further Education on June 3rd 2014.