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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

Leaving Cert grades errors ‘deeply disappointing’ – ASTI President

The President of the ASTI, Ann Piggott, has said teachers are shocked and disappointed by the news that two errors in the Leaving Cert 2020 Calculated Grades Process have been identified.

  • 29 September 2020
  • Press releases

Report underlines urgent need for investment in education

The OECD report PISA 2018 Results: Effective Policies, Successful Schools, once again underlines Ireland’s poor track record for investment in education.

  • 29 September 2020
  • Press releases

ASTI to ballot on industrial action

The ASTI Central Executive Committee met today and decided to ballot its members in relation to a number of key issues which have emerged since schools re-opened.

  • 19 September 2020
  • Press releases

Ireland bottom of global ranking for investment in education

The OECD report Education at a Glance 2020, published today, again ranks Ireland in last place out of 36 countries for investment in second-level education as a percentage of GDP.

  • 8 September 2020
  • Press releases