Sat, 09 May, 2020
New secondary school teachers hired since 2011 have been on a lower pay scale than their more senior colleagues. Their union is demanding they be put on the same pay as their senior colleagues.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Tens of thousands of Leaving and Junior Certificates completed relatively straightforward German exams yesterday - experts say the papers contained “no massive surprises” and would have suited the majority of students.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
I, and the Student Council of St Patrick’s Classical School, Navan, are supporting the continued industrial action taken by our teachers in our school and around the country who oppose the implacement of the current reforms of the Junior Certificate, which are being implemented by the current Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Ahead of next week’s planned one-day strike, second-level teaching unions have said they are willing to enter talks on the Junior Cycle — but only if their concerns about training and resource levels and the requirement to assess their own students are addressed.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
A merger of two of the country’s second-level teaching unions appears to have moved a step closer, after the leaders of both groups said the current separation was “absurd and certainly wasteful” and one voted in favour of entering talks on the deal.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014