The restoration of allowances for new teachers is being explored in talks between trade unions and Government officials as a way of tackling pay inequality in the teaching profession. File photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

The restoration of allowances for new teachers is being explored in talks between trade unions and Government officials as a way of tackling pay inequ(...)

 Peter Carr and Emily Gleeson join other teachers and INTO members at a rally for pay equality  outside the Dáil, Kildare Street, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hundreds of young teachers have marched on Leinster House to highlight pay inequality in the profession. Organisers described the gathering as a “gra(...)

The vote means members of the union stand to benefit from pay increments and new payments for supervision and substitution from this autumn. Photograph: The Irish Times

Major divisions have opened up within secondary schools after the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) voted to continue working additional hours what were(...)

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(...)

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