Extension of retirement grace period
26 November 2015
Under the Lansdowne Road Agreement (LRA) the grace period, whereby teachers can retire with pension and retirement lump sum based on their uncut pay, has been extended from June 2016 to September 2018.
Although ASTI members...
Ireland is tops for school completion
24 November 2015
‘Despite cutbacks, schools continue to provide quality, inclusive education’ – says ASTI chief
The OECD report Education at a Glance 2015, published today, shows that Ireland is one of the best performing countries in the...
Registration Conditions – Deadline extended to 31 January 2016
19 November 2015
The deadline for teachers with conditions due to expire on 31 December to make contact with the Teaching Council has been extended to 31 January 2016.
Teachers are required to notify the Teaching Council in writing if...
CPD in ETB schools
18 November 2015
ASTI members are prohibited from attending Junior Cycle Framework CPD. CPD for teachers of English in ETB schools and colleges is currently being organised. ASTI members who are teachers of English in these schools should advise...
Directive on Posts of Responsibility issued
16 November 2015
ASTI Standing Committee today (November 16th) issued a directive to all members on Posts of Responsibility. The directive comes into effect on Monday, November 23rd (in accordance with industrial relations legislation).