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Successful curriculum reform must support teaching and learning, says ASTI leader

Radical curriculum change must be accompanied by a parallel process of engagement with the teaching profession, ASTI General Secretary Kieran Christie told the union’s annual conference in Cork today

  • 4 April 2018
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Survey finds increased work demands impacting teachers’ job satisfaction and wellbeing

Research published today shows that new initiatives and additional demands on second-level schools has led to an unsustainable work burden and increased levels of stress for teachers.

  • 27 March 2018
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Equal pay for young teachers to dominate ASTI Annual Conference

Equal pay for recently qualified teachers will dominate the ASTI’s Annual Convention in Cork next week.

  • 26 March 2018
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ASTI responds to Government report on pay equalisation

The ASTI notes the publication today of the report on pay equalisation from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The union said it is essential that the talks begin immediately in order to ensure that pay equalisation can be implemented in a short time frame.

  • 16 March 2018
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ASTI / INTO / TUI - Joint Union Statement - Pay inequality damaging education, say teacher union leaders

A demonstration by the three teacher unions at the Dáil has called for publication of a report on Pay Inequality, required under the recent Public Service Pay and Pensions Act, to kick start the process of restoring pay equality. Teachers who qualified since 2011 have already lost up to €30,000 each due to their reduced pay rates.

  • 7 March 2018
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Inspector’s Report shows teaching is a highly accountable profession

The Chief Inspector’s Report 2013-2016 demonstrates once again that second-level teachers and schools work in a transparent and accountable manner, ASTI President Ger Curtin said today

  • 5 February 2018
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‘Piecemeal initiatives’ will not solve teacher supply crisis

Piecemeal initiatives will not solve the teacher supply crisis, ASTI President Ger Curtin said today

  • 11 January 2018
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