Sheila Nunan, INTO.  Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Primary school teachers are to ballot for industrial action as part of a dispute over a continued ban on promotion in schools and increasing workloads(...)

The new “religion, beliefs and ethics” classes will be separate to existing faith-based classes in denominational schools. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

There are no plans to cut the time denominational schools can spend on teaching their own religion, a State advisory body on education has said. All p(...)

INTO says having teachers gather students’ PPS numbers, ethnicity and religion for the Primary Online Database is an “under-resourced” model. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire/File Photo

Primary school teachers were told by their union last October that collection of personal data belonging to pupils for a new database to be operated b(...)

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has extended funding for the new book rental scheme to include all primary schools. In January, Mr Qu(...)

Parents are to receive special training as part of a crackdown on bullying, it has emerged. Adults will be expected to teach children about the proble(...)

Imagine being the only person to respond to your own newspaper appeal? This was the rather dispiriting situation that Seán Keane found himself in duri(...)

The proportion of public expenditure on education fell by more than 40 per cent in the decade between 2000 and 2010, according to statistics published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Photograph: David Sleator

The proportion of public expenditure on education fell fell from 13.7 per cent to 9.7 per cent in the decade between 2000 and 2010 according to stati(...)

While Batu voted to accept the Haddington Road agreement, Siptu, whose members voted against Croke Park II, will set out the result of its ballot on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The construction union Batu has become the latest to accept the proposed new Haddington Road agreement on public service pay.Members of the union, whi(...)

The leadership of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) this evening said it will be recommending their members accept the revised Croke Park II proposals agreed upon with the Labour Relations Commission.

The leadership of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) said it will be recommending their members accept the revised Croke Park II (...)

ASTI general secretary Pat King:  said teachers have already taken significant pay cuts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The executive of the ASTI has decided to accept the invitation of the Labour Relations Commission to enter new talks on the Government’s plans to r(...)