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Press release: Second-level teachers to focus on overcrowded classrooms, importance of sound curriculum reform, and need for investment in education at Easter conference

Approximately 450 second-level teachers from all over the country will attend the online ASTI Annual Convention on April 6th and 7th 2021.

  • 1 April 2021
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Rebuilding school communities: Smaller classes, increased access to mental health services essential, say teachers

Rebuilding school communities: Smaller classes, increased access to mental health services essential, say teachers

  • 31 March 2021
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Press statement: ASTI shocked and dismayed at reports of changes to vaccination programme

The ASTI has said it is shocked and dismayed by reports of a Government decision to abandon the vaccination of key workers, including school staff, as part of the national vaccination programme.

  • 30 March 2021
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ASTI disappointed Accredited Grades not underpinned by external assessment

The ASTI is committed to ensuring that ways are found that enable students to progress in their lives in the context of the pandemic.

  • 17 February 2021
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ASTI meeting with Minister

ASTI representatives had constructive engagement with the Minister for Education.

  • 12 February 2021
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Leaving Cert 2021 proposal not viable

The ASTI has announced it is withdrawing from discussions on the Leaving Cert 2021.

  • 11 February 2021
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ASTI agrees return of special education classes

ASTI Standing Committee met this evening to discuss the government’s Framework Plan for the Phased Return of Schools. Standing Committee agreed that ASTI members will co-operate with the return of special education classes from February 22nd.

  • 10 February 2021
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ASTI members vote to reject Building Momentum agreement

ASTI members vote to reject Building Momentum agreement

  • 10 February 2021
  • Press releases

Update: ASTI Executive discusses Covid-19 and schools

CEC met via Zoom today and discussed Covid-19 and schools

  • 23 January 2021
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ASTI Executive recommends rejection of proposed public service agreement

The ASTI today announced that it will ballot its members on the proposed public service agreement.
At a meeting today, the ASTI’s Central Executive Council decided to recommend that ASTI members reject the proposed agreement.

  • 9 January 2021
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