Teachers' Union of Ireland | News and Events http://www.tui.ie/ Teachers' Union of Ireland News and Events RSS 2.0 Feed. Please visit http://www.tui.ie/ for more information. en-gb Copyright 2017 Teachers' Union of Ireland. All Rights Reserved. Tue, 23 May 2017 7:56:05 GMT 60 Teachers' Union of Ireland http://www.tui.ie/images/pageElements/logoRSS.gif http://www.tui.ie/ Position of Parliamentary Education Officer http://www.tui.ie/news-events/position-of-parliamentary-education-officer-.10764.html <p>TUI has been asked to make members aware of the following vacancy: Mon, 22 May 2017 15:41:35 GMT Supervision and Substitution Scheme - Opt-out and Opt in http://www.tui.ie/news-events/supervision-and-substitution-scheme-opt-out-and-opt-in.10712.html <p>Circular Letter 41/2017, which gives effect to the &lsquo;Supervision and Substitution Scheme &ndash; Opt-out and Opt-in&rsquo; as provided for in the &lsquo;Outcome of Department of Education and Skills, INTO and TUI discussions &ndash; 29 November 2016&rsquo;, has issued. Wed, 17 May 2017 14:05:20 GMT Latest TUI News magazine - Volume 39 No 5 http://www.tui.ie/news-events/latest-tui-news-magazine-volume-39-no-5.10670.html <p>The latest edition of TUI News (Vol 39 No 5) is now available electronically. Fri, 12 May 2017 17:18:50 GMT Vote 'YES' in national ballot on Droichead programme and Peer Evaluation http://www.tui.ie/news-events/vote-yes-in-national-ballot-on-droichead-programme-and-peer-evaluation-.10657.html <p>TUI members are being balloted on the Droichead programme and Peer Evaluation.The Union is seeking to protect against any attempt to introduce Peer Evaluation and to ensure that teacher workload does not increase as a result of introduction of the Droichead programme. Fri, 12 May 2017 9:45:50 GMT Tusla seeks applications for secondments to Education Welfare Services positions http://www.tui.ie/news-events/tusla-seeks-applications-for-secondments-to-education-welfare-services-positions-.10647.html <p><strong>Tusla EWS Integrated Services Manager (Secondment)</strong> Wed, 10 May 2017 11:44:12 GMT Report of Public Service Pay Commission published http://www.tui.ie/news-events/report-of-public-service-pay-commission-published-.10626.html <p>The report of the Public Service Pay Commission has been published today. <a href="/_fileupload/Report%20of%20the%20Public%20Service%20Pay%20Commission%20May%202017.pdf">Click here</a> to download. Tue, 09 May 2017 13:35:02 GMT Annual Congress motion on HPV vaccine - clarification http://www.tui.ie/news-events/annual-congress-motion-on-hpv-vaccine-clarification-.10526.html <p>In relation to the HPV vaccine, the text of the motion passed at TUI Congress was as follows: &lsquo;Congress requests the Executive to explore the structures currently in place in relation to the provision of the HPV vaccine in second level schools.&rsquo; Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:57:11 GMT President's response to Minister's address - TUI Annual Congress http://www.tui.ie/news-events/presidents-response-to-ministers-address-tui-annual-congress-.10494.html <p><a href="/_fileupload/Presidents%20Address%20Wednesday%2019%20April%202017%20FINAL.docx">Click here </a>to download TUI President Joanne Irwin&#39;s response to Minister Richard Bruton&#39;s address. Wednesday, 19th April 2017. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 9:23:39 GMT General Secretary's Address to Congress 2017 http://www.tui.ie/news-events/general-secretarys-address-to-congress-2017.10481.html <p>In a wide ranging address to 500 delegates in Cork this afternoon, Teachers&#39; Union of Ireland (TUI) General Secretary John MacGabhann tackled a number of issues relating to education and industrial relations including the campaign for pay equalisation, the funding crisis in Institutes of Technology and workload issues affecting members. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:43:43 GMT President's Address - TUI Annual Congress 2017 http://www.tui.ie/news-events/presidents-address-tui-annual-congress-2017.10484.html <p><a href="/_fileupload/President's%20Address%20Tuesday%2018%20April%202017.docx">Click here</a> to download TUI President Joanne Irwin&#39;s address to TUI Annual Congress 2017 Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:30:00 GMT Survey highlights serious morale and workload issues within teaching profession http://www.tui.ie/news-events/survey-highlights-serious-morale-and-workload-issues-within-teaching-profession.10478.html <p><strong>Almost 30% of recent entrants to post-primary teaching believe it is unlikely or very unlikely that they will still be in the profession in ten years&rsquo; time, according to the findings of a new survey by the Teachers&rsquo; Union of Ireland (TUI). The union is calling for an acceleration of pay parity and an end to discrimination against younger teachers.</strong> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:19:20 GMT Corporate levy would comprehensively tackle higher education funding crisis http://www.tui.ie/news-events/corporate-levy-would-comprehensively-tackle-higher-education-funding-crisis.10466.html <p><strong>The Teachers&rsquo; Union of Ireland (TUI) has called for the application of a 1% levy on corporate profits to tackle the funding crisis afflicting the Irish higher education sector.</strong> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:57:43 GMT National Council for Special Education (NCSE) secondment opportunities http://www.tui.ie/news-events/national-council-for-special-education-ncse-secondment-opportunities-.10457.html <p>A message from the National Council for Special Education (NCSE): Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:20:55 GMT Institutes of technology top of the class in new third-level rankings http://www.tui.ie/news-events/institutes-of-technology-top-of-the-class-in-new-third-level-rankings.10419.html <p>Institutes of technology have fared better than universities in the latest study of third-level performance which compares colleges under different headings instead of overall rankings. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:33:45 GMT Latest TUI News magazine - Vol 39 No 4 http://www.tui.ie/news-events/latest-tui-news-magazine-vol-39-no-4.10344.html <p>The latest TUI News magazine will be posted to schools, colleges and centres later this week.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.tui.ie/_fileupload/TUI%20News%20April%202017%20.pdf">Click here</a> to download. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:49:07 GMT