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Teachers’ groups broadly welcome FF and Labour education plans

Posted in teaching with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Fianna Fail has announced that it would like to increase the length of training time for both primary and secondary school teachers …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 17 February]

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Teachers to work extra hour as union accepts Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

“Secondary teachers will have to work an extra hour per week after members voted to accept the Croke Park deal in a re-ballot of members …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 9 February]

Teacher unions to hold second ballot on reform deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 24 January 2011 by Steve

“Secondary teacher unions are to reballot members on the Croke Park agreement after the Department of Education clarified aspects of the deal …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 24 January]

Union bosses jet off as teachers face crucial vote

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 19 January 2011 by Steve

“The leaders of a teachers’ union have flown to a conference in Thailand as their members face a crucial re-ballot on the Croke Park deal …” (more)

[Anne-Marie, Independent, 19 January]

Education investment vital to recovery, say teaching unions

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 5 October 2010 by Steve

“Investment in education is critical to pulling Ireland out of recession, the presidents of the country’s four teaching unions warned today …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 5 October]

Teachers refuse to end industrial action

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 26 September 2010 by Steve

“The Government suffered a serious setback yesterday when the Teachers’ Union of Ireland refused to end its current limited industrial action …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 26 September]

Teachers to join Croke talks and lift action next week

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 13 September 2010 by Steve

“Secondary teachers will lift their industrial action next Monday after reluctantly agreeing to enter talks about new work practice under the Croke Park pay and productivity deal …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 13 September]