Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has said he is prepared to address teacher concerns about the junior cycle reforms as best as he can  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has said he is prepared to address teacher concerns about the junior cycle reforms “as best” as he can . However h(...)

Few Ministers for Education have come away from the annual round of teacher conference quite so battle scarred as the present incumbent. Ruairí(...)

Gerard Craughwell (left), president TUI and Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn,  pictured at the TUI conference at the Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

Teachers in the further education sector will be asked to work throughout the summer under reforms announced by Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn(...)

There remains a common but utterly flawed perception that all teachers are in full-time jobs and secure employment. In Ireland’s second-level e(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn speaking to media outside Leinster House yesterday in relation to protests by teachers over the new junior cycle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Teachers protested against the new junior cycle plans yesterday as the Minister for Education defended the programme and reje(...)

  Teacher’s Union of Ireland (TUI) president Gerard Craughwell said teachers were “angry” at the Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn’s failure to listen to their concerns about the Junior Cycle Student Award programme.

Teachers protesting outside schools today say they are “angry and frustrated” with the Government’s failure to heed their concerns about the new ju(...)

The union had ’repeatedly sought concrete practical details’ of the proposed Junior Cert reform but the department had not provided this, TUI president Gerard Craughwell said yesterday. Photograph: The Irish Times

The threat of school closures in January hangs over a ballot of the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI), the results of which should be (...)

Minister for Education and Skills Ruairi Quinn TD during the announcement of Budget 2014 at the Government Press Centre, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Martin Wall, Industry Correspondent and Dick AhlstromMinister for Education Ruairi Quinn has said he is willing to talk to the Association of Secondar(...)

INTO general secretary Sheila Nunan:  said the union would be stressing the impact of cumulative pay cuts and tax increases imposed on teachers and their families. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

National teachers have overwhelmingly backed proposals for industrial action in schools, up to and including strikes, if the Government unilate(...)

TUI president Gerard Craughwell said the union would vote against the new Croke Park agreement at the meeting of Ictu’s public services committee to ratify the deal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The annual conference of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) will today debate an emergency motion which raises the prospect of industrial act(...)