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A gentle reminder...

By piofficer Tuesday, 6th June 2017 | 0 comments
The ballot on the proposed TUI, DES and THEA Agreement, May 2017, on Technological Universities, closes on Tuesday next, 13th June, 2017, at 5.00pm.
In light of a shortage of applicants to mark the summer examinations this year, the State Examinations Commission is making an urgent appeal to teachers, including recently qualified and retired teachers,  to apply to mark the 2017 Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate examinations.  Full details of this appeal is available on the SEC’s website here
Click here to read a letter issuing today to representatives and branch officers.

TUI News Ballot Special

By piofficer Tuesday, 30th May 2017 | 0 comments
This ballot concerns the proposed TUI, DES and THEA Agreement, May 2017, on Technological Universities. If members vote to accept the proposed agreement, the current industrial action,(that is, not to cooperate with any merger activities relating to the proposed Technological Universities) will be suspended and implementation of the proposed agreement will proceed as set out once TUI has received confirmation of Government approval of the Agreement.  Read the full text of the agreement in the TUI News Ballot Special.
In a ballot which closed today, an overwhelming majority (91%) of TUI members in ETB Second Level (including Adult and Further Education), C&C, Voluntary Secondary and Youthreach sectors have voted not to engage in, or co-operate with, peer evaluation in any setting. Furthermore, unless and until appropriate resourcing is agreed with the union, there will be no co-operation with the implementation and/or extension of the Droichead programme or any equivalent programme.
TUI has been asked to make members aware of the following vacancy:

Supervision and Substitution Scheme - Opt-out and Opt in

By piofficer Wednesday, 17th May 2017 | 0 comments
Circular Letter 41/2017, which gives effect to the ‘Supervision and Substitution Scheme – Opt-out and Opt-in’ as provided for in the ‘Outcome of Department of Education and Skills, INTO and TUI discussions – 29 November 2016’, has issued.

Latest TUI News magazine - Volume 39 No 5

By piofficer Friday, 12th May 2017 | 0 comments
The latest edition of TUI News (Vol 39 No 5) is now available electronically.
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.
Tusla EWS Integrated Services Manager (Secondment)

Report of Public Service Pay Commission published

By piofficer Tuesday, 9th May 2017 | 0 comments
The report of the Public Service Pay Commission has been published today. Click here to download.
In relation to the HPV vaccine, the text of the motion passed at TUI Congress was as follows: ‘Congress requests the Executive to explore the structures currently in place in relation to the provision of the HPV vaccine in second level schools.’
Click here to download TUI President Joanne Irwin's response to Minister Richard Bruton's address. Wednesday, 19th April 2017.

President's Address - TUI Annual Congress 2017

By TUI Tuesday, 18th April 2017 | 0 comments
Click here to download TUI President Joanne Irwin's address to TUI Annual Congress 2017

General Secretary's Address to Congress 2017

By TUI Tuesday, 18th April 2017 | 0 comments
In a wide ranging address to 500 delegates in Cork this afternoon, Teachers' 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.

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