Teacher unions call for talks to avert further industrial action over Junior Cycle
07 May 2015
27,000 teachers send message to Minister for Education:
No implementation without agreement
The ASTI and TUI today warned that further industrial action over Junior Cycle is inevitable if the Minister continues to implement...
Thursday May 7th 2015 - Lunchtime Protest
05 May 2015
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April 28 – Workers’ Memorial Day
27 April 2015
Workers’ Memorial Day – April 28th 2015 – aims to highlight the need to create safe and healthy workplaces. In Ireland, in the five year period between 2010 and 2014, 253 people were killed in work-related accidents and many...
Education could lift 171 million out of poverty, conference hears
24 April 2015
Education is an investment for governments: not a recurrent cost. Every additional year of schooling increases a person’s lifetime earnings by 10%. If all students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills,...
Teachers receive ASTI awards for outstanding contributions
24 April 2015
Two second-level teachers will each receive a 2015 ASTI Achievement Award for their outstanding contributions to their schools, communities and society at a reception in Dublin tonight (Friday, April 24th).
Shirley Higgins is a...