Seamus Lahart

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TUI general secretary John MacGabhann: ‘If an idea has merit and is worth pursuing, it will survive the tests we apply and we can support it.’ Photograph: Tommy Clancy

The Government must enter into real negotiations with teachers on proposed Senior Cycle reforms, or else risk them failing, the Teachers Union of Irel(...)

A TUI lunchtime protest outside Greenhills College, Dublin, over pay inequality last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Half of secondary schools are struggling with unfilled teaching vacancies in key subjects such as Irish, maths and science, according to a new survey.(...)

Graduates are voting with their feet and changing career because of the disparity in pay between teachers who qualified before 2010, TUI says. Photograph: iStock

The president of the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) said if it was possible to sort out the nurses pay dispute then it should be possible to address (...)

Phil Ni Sheaghdha INMO general secretary at a hearing in relation to the nurses dispute over pay and recruitment at the Labour Court, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

There has been no immediate drive by public service groups for additional pay deals similar to that secured by nurses on Monday after their recent str(...)

Irish has emerged as the subject where teacher shortages are most acute at second level in a new survey.

Irish is the subject where teacher shortages are most acute at second level, a new survey has found. The poll of principals and deputy principals at (...)

TUI president Seamus Lahart said teacher recruitment problems are evident “both across the country and across a broad range of subjects including, but not limited to, modern languages, mathematics, science, Irish, home economics and the technologies”. Photograph: Getty Images

Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), have voted to accept Government proposals to end the controversial two-tier pay system in the educati(...)

The TUI  stated that irrespective of the ballot outcome, its campaign would ‘continue until pay equality has been delivered’.

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) is to ballot members on the Government’s new proposals to tackle the two-tier pay system in the public service wi(...)

Almost 50 Junior Cert students are set to receive top marks across all subjects on Wednesday Photograph: Peter Thursfield

More than 62,000 Junior Cert students are set to receive their results today, with almost 50 pupils securing top marks across all subjects. New limit(...)

The OECD’s report shows that in Ireland, there were 25 students in primary classes, the fifth highest in the 36-member OECD. Only the UK, Japan, Israel and Chile had slightly larger class sizes.

Ireland has the some of the largest school class sizes in the developed world, according to a major international education report. The OECD’s Educat(...)