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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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Programme 83, Education Spokespersons

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“In this programme Barry spoke to education spokespersons from three of the main political parties: Fergus O’Dowd of Fine Gael, Paul Gogarty of the Green Party and Ruairí Quinn of the Labour Party. They were all attending the special delegate conference organised by the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation. Spokespersons from Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin were invited to be on the programme but to no avail.” (podcast)

[Inside Education on 103.2 Dublin City FM, 17 February]

Education debate

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 February 2011 by Steve

“The INTO has invited the various parties’ education spokespeople to a debate on 12th February in the Croke Park Convention Centre #ge11” (tweet)

[RTÉ Election, Twitter, 11 February]

QUBSU must lead the way in fighting cuts to education

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , , on 3 February 2011 by Steve

“Dear Colleagues, I along with fellow members of the Northern Committee of the Irish National Teachers Organisation yesterday (Saturday 29th January) attended a demonstration organised by NISA against the removal of EMA and education cuts in general …” (more)

[Mary Cahillane, The Gown, 3 February]

Education is an issue worth fighting for

Posted in teaching with tags , on 1 February 2011 by Steve

“The country finds itself in its present perilous and almost insolvent state due in no small part to the manner in which it was governed for too long, by a ruling elite and political class who were ill-equipped, ill-prepared and ill-educated for the task …” (more)

[Colin Quigley, Irish Examiner, 1 February]

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]