News and Events

The Teachers’ 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.
A message from the National Council for Special Education (NCSE):
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.

Latest TUI News magazine - Vol 39 No 4

By piofficer Tuesday, 28th March 2017 | 0 comments
The latest TUI News magazine will be posted to schools, colleges and centres later this week. Click here to download.

Revised rates for motor travel and subsistence

By piofficer Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 | 0 comments
Please note that the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has issued revised rates for both motor travel and subsistence. The changes come into effect on 1st April 2017.

€1,000 salary increase wef 1st April 2017

By TUI Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 | 0 comments
Whole-time annual basic salaries (i.e. salaries exclusive of allowances) up to €65,000 are increased by €1,000 with effect from 1 April 2017.
*** Please note - deadline extended to Tuesday, 28th March 2017***
TUI maintains a high level of vigilance in relation to the issue of member workload. In 2015, the Union carried out a survey of the workload of teachers which, thanks to major engagement from members, provided extremely important data which was then used to inform the Union’s position in discussions with the Department of Education and Skills and other education partners and also in the national media. This year, ahead of Annual Congress 2017, we are updating the research.
Circular letter 9/2017 sets out the dates of the standardised breaks for Christmas, Easter and mid-term in the first and second terms for the school years 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20.

TUI Vice-Presidential election result

By TUI Monday, 20th February 2017 | 0 comments
Following a ballot of TUI members, Seamus Lahart (Tipperary SR Branch) has been elected incoming Vice-President of TUI (position effective from July 2017).
Please note that February 28th is the last date for receipt of:
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.

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