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FEMPI legislation must be repealed

By piofficer 10 Jul 2017 | 0 comments
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has again called for immediate repeal of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act (FEMPI) legislation. The union has campaigned against the emergency legislation in a variety of fora since its imposition.

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Teachers to mark summer State Examinations – Urgent Appeal by SEC

By piofficer 01 Jun 2017 | 0 comments
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 https://www.examinations.ie/?l=en&mc=re&sc=lwe

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TUI News Ballot Special

By piofficer 30 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.

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TUI members vote not to co-operate with Peer Evaluation and Droichead

By piofficer 26 May 2017 | 0 comments
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.

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