Archive for TUI

TUI backs Croke Park second ballot endorses deal

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

“The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has voted to back the Croke Park deal in a reballot. Overall, 76% of TUI second-level members endorsed the deal. As expected, the vote was tighter at third-level where 55% backed the deal …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 24 March]

TUI to ballot immediately on Public Service Agreement proposals

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“The executive committee of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) this afternoon decided to ballot its membership immediately on the Public Service Agreement proposals …” (more)

[Teachers’ Union of Ireland, 4 March]

Teachers still to give verdict on year-old Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“The Croke Park deal on pay and reform in the public service is still awaiting a final decision from third-level lecturers and some post-primary teachers – a full year after it was brokered …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 3 March]

TUI chief warns of ‘serious’ FG threat

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

“The head of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has become the latest senior trade union figure to advise members of the dangers of electing Fine Gael to Government …” (more)

[Stephen Rogers, Irish Examiner, 19 February]

Fixing the education system

Posted in teaching with tags , on 7 February 2011 by Steve

“Madam, – Ed Walsh’s article (Education Today, January 25th) pioneers a bizarre new approach to education excellence – starving Irish schools and pupils of even more resources …” (more)

[Bernie Ruane, Irish Times, 7 February]

TUI delays work reform vote until after election

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 31 January 2011 by Steve

“The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has taken the controversial decision to wait until after the election to ballot members on proposed work reforms in schools and colleges …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 31 January]

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]