News and Events

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has congratulated students on their Leaving Certificate results and advised them to consider continuing their education in areas that engage them most.
Sir, – Proposals to put in place courses or other mechanisms to convert primary teachers to second-level teachers (News, July 23rd) should not be allowed to distract from the root cause of the recruitment and retention crisis afflicting second-level schools across Ireland.
The campaign for pay equality for teachers and lecturers appointed since 2011 will remain the key campaign of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) until the issue is resolved, according to new President Seamus Lahart.

Resourcing of the Droichead programme - an update

By piofficer Monday, 23rd July 2018 | 0 comments
Further to recent discussions between the TUI and the Department of Education and Skills in relation to the resourcing of the Droichead programme, the Department made the proposal, as set out below, to the TUI.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), which represents 4,000 lecturers in Institutes of Technology across the country, has welcomed the official establishment of the country’s first technological university in Dublin but has warned that it must be underpinned by appropriate resourcing.
TUI Job Opportunity – Assistant General Secretary (Fixed-Term (2-year) Whole-Time Contract)
Following discussions between the Department of Education and Skills, THEA and the TUI, agreement has been reached in relation to the re-designation of the second ‘flex’ hour.  The document entitled ‘Agreement between the Department of Education & Skills and TUI to conclude the re-designation of the flex hours’ (click here) was approved by the TUI Executive Committee on Friday 29th June 2018.

Seamus Lahart begins term as TUI President

By piofficer Sunday, 1st July 2018 | 0 comments
Seamus Lahart today begins his term as President of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI). Seamus is a second level teacher in Coláiste Dún Iascaigh, Cahir, Co Tipperary.
The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) is seeking applications for position of Advisor within the NCSE Support Service. The service is comprised of the former SESS and NBSS Support Services, SENOs, Visiting Teachers and administration staff. Click here for more details.
TUI has welcomed the announcement of a package of additional supports for island post-primary schools, describing it as a step in the right direction.
Are you under 34 and a member of a trade union? If so, please complete this quick questionnaire on housing costs for young trade union members. The findings will allow the ICTU to campaign more effectively for social and affordable housing
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), which represents over 17,000 teachers and lecturers in second level, adult/further education and at third level, has wished all students the best of luck ahead of this year’s state examinations.

Updated Data Privacy Policy

By piofficer Friday, 25th May 2018 | 0 comments
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force today (25th May 2018), TUI has revised its Data Privacy Policy. Click here to download this important information.

FAQs on Posts of Responsibility

By TUI Friday, 25th May 2018 | 0 comments
Click here for for FAQs on Circular Letter 3/2018, Leadership and Management in Post-Primary Schools
Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) are today staging lunchtime protests around the country over the continuing injustice of pay discrimination. Service to students is not affected by the protests, which are taking place outside the schools, colleges, centres and Institutes of Technology in which TUI members work. Teachers and lecturers who entered the profession since 2011 are still paid at a lower rate than their colleagues for carrying out the same work.

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