- About ASTI
- Pay and Conditions
- ASTI Membership
- Operation of Schools
Leave for teachers who wish to take part in sporting activities must primarily be sanctioned by the relevant school authority. Formal application should then be made to the Department of Education and Skills. Sport leave is normally approved by the Department only in circumstances where the teacher is participating at international (or similar) level and an affiliation to the Irish Sports Council exists.
The following applies in connection with the release of teachers from school duties, in order to enable them to tour with GAA teams and similar conditions apply for other sports: