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ASTI secures clarity on staff meetings and group assemblies

Following representations by ASTI on full year/ group assemblies and staff meetings, the following note is being issued to schools.

  • 26 August 2020
  • ASTI news

‘Pandemic has exposed serious under-investment in school buildings’ – ASTI President

ASTI President Ann Piggott has called for a programme of investment in school buildings in the upcoming Budget.

  • 26 August 2020
  • Press releases
 

ASTI requests meeting with HPSC

As schools prepare to re-open from next week, the ASTI has requested a meeting with the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

  • 21 August 2020
  • ASTI news

Vice Presidential Election

Eamon Dennehy has been elected as Vice-President of the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland.

  • 18 August 2020
  • ASTI news

Honorary National Organiser Election

One nomination, Michael McGrath - Dungarvan branch, was received by the General Secretary by the due time and date. Accordingly, Michael’s nomination will be put before Standing Committee for ratification at their next ordinary meeting.

  • 10 August 2020
  • ASTI news

Students, teachers to wear face coverings following ASTI representations

Following representations by the ASTI, the Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has announced the adoption of new advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) regarding the use of face coverings within schools.

  • 7 August 2020
  • Press releases

'Equal pay is key to recruiting additional teachers required under safe schools plan' - ASTI President

The Government must commit to equal pay for post 2010 entrants to teaching if it is serious about recruiting and retaining 1,080 additional second-level teachers as outlined in the Response Plan for Safe Re-opening of Schools, the new ASTI President Ann Piggott has stated.

  • 3 August 2020
  • Press releases

ASTI requests Minister to seek review of medical advice for reopening of schools

The ASTI has written to the Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD, to request that she seek a general review by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre of the interim recommendations issued in June, prior to schools reopening in late August.

  • 30 July 2020
  • ASTI news

ASTI Vice Presidential Election

The ASTI Vice Presidential Election ballot is now in progress. Eligible electors should expect to receive the relevant ballot material in the coming days.

  • 30 July 2020
  • ASTI news

ASTI Head Office closed Aug 3 - 7

ASTI Head Office closes for the first week in August each year. Our 2020 annual closure is from August 3 to August 7.

  • 29 July 2020
  • ASTI news

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