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Greater assurance on school safety needed

Minister for Education Norma Foley must provide greater assurance to teachers, students, parents and other school staff that schools will be safe places next week, in the context of rapidly rising Covid-19 cases and the emergence of a new variant of the virus in Ireland which has enhanced transmissibility.

  • 4 January 2021
  • Press releases
 

Greater clarity on school-to-community transmission needed

The ASTI is calling for greater clarification on whether Covid-19 cases in schools are driving community transmission.

  • 11 December 2020
  • Press releases
 

Senior Cycle change must be underpinned by comprehensive consultation

Senior Cycle change must be underpinned by comprehensive consultation - ASTI Press Release

  • 2 December 2020
  • Press releases
 

Schools still facing significant obstacles to remaining open

Schools still facing significant obstacles to remaining open - ASTI Press Release

  • 19 November 2020
  • Press releases
 

Joint statement on pay equality – ASTI, INTO and TUI

Joint statement on pay equality – ASTI, INTO and TUI - Joint Press Statement

  • 18 November 2020
  • Press releases
 

ASTI welcomes commitment to 'normal' 2021 exams

ASTI welcomes commitment to 'normal' 2021 exams - press release

  • 16 November 2020
  • Press releases
 

Substantial progress needed to ensure schools are safe and can remain open

ASTI Standing Committee met today to consider the outcome of its recent ballots.

  • 30 October 2020
  • Press releases

‘Key Covid issues in schools must be addressed’: ASTI secures mandate for industrial action

ASTI members have voted to take industrial action unless the Government immediately addresses key Covid-19 issues in schools.

  • 28 October 2020
  • Press releases

Budget 2021 fails to protect students’ education during pandemic

“Budget 2021 represents a sticking plaster for schools, and does little to address the prolonged underfunding of Irish second-level education,” ASTI President Ann Piggott said today.

  • 13 October 2020
  • Press releases

ASTI calls for review of school openings at Level Five


The President of the ASTI Ann Piggott has said teachers are concerned by the implications of the recommendation from the National Public Health Emergency Team to place the country on Level 5 restrictions - the highest level in the 'Living with Covid-19 Plan'

  • 5 October 2020
  • Press releases

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