File image: The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) staged a demonstration outside the Department of Education on Friday in protest at what it described as unprecedented interference in a ballot currently underway on whether members should cease working 33 non-teaching hours agreed under the former Croke Park agreement. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Second level teachers are to legally challenge financial emergency legislation introduced in recent years to underpin cuts to pay and conditions for s(...)

The Department of Education said  losses are based on increment freezes, non-inclusion of supervision and substitution payments and the withdrawal of improved pay scales for new entrants.

Teachers risk losing up to €31,000 over the next four years if they vote to cease working additional hours, the Department of Education has said. T(...)

The first classroom-based assessments are due to take place in schools next month for second-year English classes. Photograph: The Irish Times

The country’s biggest second-level teachers’ union has issued a fresh warning to members that they are prohibited from engaging in any form of traini(...)

Secondary school teachers protesting against the junior cycle reforms last year.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The row about Junior Cert reform is likely to escalate as school principals sign their teachers up for training linked to the new curriculum despite a(...)

Teaching has been seen traditionally as an attractive profession with status, decent conditions and a solid career path. But the impact of several yea(...)

Delegates at the ASTI conference in Cork  voted on Wednesday morning to stop working an additional 33 non-teaching hours per year. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney

Secondary school teachers have unanimously supported a motion to cease working additional hours agreed under the Croke Park pay deal, raising the pro(...)

The ASTI and TUI held ballots on Haddington Road and possible strike action today.

Senior Government sources have ruled out any prospect of re-negotiating the Haddington Road agreement on public service pay following the rejection of(...)