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 Audrey Cepeda told the   TUI annual conference   a student threatened a pregnant teacher that he would “kick the baby out of her”. Photograph:  Tommy Clancy.

Teachers have called for more to be done to tackle violence in schools after it emerged that a student who told his pregnant teacher he would “kick th(...)

TUI President Joanne Irwin has questioned how  teachers can provide alternatives to religious education without extra resources. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland is expected to direct its members not to co-operate with new Department of Education rules allowing students in some sc(...)

Kieran Christie, general secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland, said young teachers are ’leaving the profession in droves’.

A crisis in the supply of teachers in key subjects has “exploded” in schools and has serious implications for the education of children, the country’s(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton addresses INTO delegates  in Killarney. Photograph: Moya Nolan

Strike action by teachers over two-tier pay rates could trigger pay freezes and loss of earnings for thousands of them, Minister for Education Richard(...)

TUI general secretary  John McGabhann: he said  members should tell politicians that neither they nor their families would support any election candidate or party until pay equality for recently-recruited teachers was secured :

Delegates attending the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) annual conference gave a standing ovation to a group of teachers appointed after 2011 who tol(...)

Pictured at the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation annual conference are Graham Fitzpatrick, Ed Platt, John Paul Phelan and Michael Weed, who are calling for equal pay for all teachers. Photograph: Moya Nolan.

All three teachers’ unions have formed a united front and backed motions calling for potential strike action unless the Government commits to abolishi(...)

Annette Dolan, Deputy General Secretary and John MacGabhann, General Secretary at the TUI conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) should tell politicians that neither they nor their families will support any candidate or party until(...)

Students and parents are facing the prospect of industrial action by teachers. Photograph:  David Sleator/The Irish Times

Eighteen months after schools were last closed as a result of strike action, students and parents are again facing the prospect of industrial action b(...)

Members of ASTI’s leadership prior to a meeting at the Department of Education in late 2016. The union’s dispute led to a significant drop in membership. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Membership of country’s biggest secondary teachers’ union has fallen to its lowest level in 15 years, according to an internal report. This drop occu(...)

Members of the TUI and the ASTI picketing during a recent strike. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I am in my first year of teaching and have not yet joined either of the teachers’ unions represented in my school. Most younger teachers are in the TU(...)

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