New SEC arrangements uphold ASTI principle on assessment
10 March 2017
The ASTI today welcomed the decision by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) to allow all Junior Cycle students to undertake an Assessment Task as part of their Junior Cycle English examination. The Assessment Task will be...
ASTI responds to Junior Cycle Assessment Task guidance
06 March 2017
The ASTI notes the “Guidance Regarding Requirements for the Completion of Assessment Tasks” issued by the State Examinations Commission today.
ASTI Standing Committee will consider this matter later this week....
ASTI responds to redundancy threat
27 February 2017
If the Government moves to make ASTI teachers redundant, the ASTI will immediately ballot its membership on industrial action, ASTI President Ed Byrne said today.
Mr Byrne said that there is an effective and cost efficient...
ASTI members reject ‘Outcome of Talks’ proposals
02 February 2017
ASTI members have voted to reject the ‘Outcome of Talks’ proposals. In a ballot of the union’s 18,300 members, members voted by 52.5% to 47.5% to reject the proposals from the Department of Education and Skills.
Psychosocial hazards are the greatest occupational threat for teachers, says ASTI President
25 January 2017
Psychosocial hazards are the greatest occupational threat facing teachers, ASTI President Ed Byrne said today:
“Psychosocial hazards are by far the greatest threat facing teachers during their working lives. Despite the...