ASTI is the only public sector union not signed up to the Lansdowne Road agreement. This has triggered financial losses for members and delayed access to contracts for new entrants to teaching

The president of the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) has strongly criticised moves within the union to gather a petition calling for(...)

Delegates at the ASTI annual convention in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Teachers at many of the State’s fee-paying schools are treated like “second-class citizens” and paid well below official rates, a teachers’ union conf(...)