The latest OECD Education At A Glance report highlights that Irish teachers teach considerably longer hours at second level than their international counterparts.
Before a protest outside Dáil Éireann on the afternoon that the Financial Measures in the Public Interest Bill (FEMPI) 2015 approached finalisation, the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) outlined its intention to campaign vigorously on key education issues ahead of the general election.
From 4pm on Wednesday, November 18th, members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) will protest outside Dáil Éireann on the afternoon that the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill (FEMPI) 2015 is being finalised.
There are a number of teachers registered with the Teaching Council with conditions that are due to expire on 31 December 2015. This expiry date has been extended to the 31 January 2016.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has warned that reduced pay for recent entrants to the profession and low hour contracts are resulting in the teaching profession becoming increasingly less attractive to the best young graduates.
The latest TUI News magazine - Vol 38. No 3, November 2015 - will shortly be in schools, centres and colleges.
Vacancies on NCCA Development Groups – Junior Cycle Maths, Junior Cycle History and Senior Cycle Economics
Youth Connect, an Irish Congress of Trade Unions / Irish Second-Level Students' Union initiative, invites all second level and Youthreach students to take part in its video competition. Students must work in teams of two - four people to create a three minute video about safe and healthy workplaces in the context of Decent Work.
The Teaching Council has commenced a review of conditions attached to teachers’ registrations. Letters have been issued to all teachers whose conditions have an expiry date of 31 December 2015. Emails will be issued in the coming weeks.
The Executive Committee of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today committed itself to a vigorous campaign on a number of significant issues. TUI members emphatically rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) by a margin of 92% on a turnout of over 59%.
TUI members have emphatically rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) by a margin of 92% on a turnout of over 59%.
TUI will shortly appoint two Assistant General Secretaries who will have responsibility for industrial relations matters within the Union in designated areas within the remit of TUI.
TUI members have rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) by a very substantial majority.
TUI, while welcoming some of today’s Budget announcements, in particular the emphasis on buttressing recovery through investment in vital public services such as education, regards as unacceptable the maintenance for another year of the effects of savage cuts imposed in the austerity era.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) is calling for next week’s Budget to reverse cuts which have been most damaging to marginalised students. TUI has identified cuts to guidance counselling provision and middle management positions such as year head as having been particularly damaging within the school community.