The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has reiterated that pay parity remains its highest priority. The union is demanding a timeframe for parity as a matter of urgency as its campaign continues.
TUI has issued advice and information to members on the ASTI's Dispute Action. Further details will be communicated in the coming days.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has said that today’s Budget does little to reverse the effects of several years of austerity cutbacks to the education system.
Today, October 5th, UNESCO World Teachers’ Day celebrates the contributions of teachers worldwide. This years’ theme is “Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status”. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. It is also the first world Teachers’ Day (WTD) to be celebrated within the new Global Education 2030 Agenda adopted by the world community one year ago.
The Irish Labour History Society’s 2016 Annual Conference takes place on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at the society's premises, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4
Click here to download a Q&A document on recent progress in TUI's ongoing campaign on pay equality for all members.
Lunchtime protests were held outside schools and centres today to draw attention to teachers’ serious concerns over the failure of their employer, Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board (LWETB), to adhere to and apply nationally agreed grievance procedures.
Sir, - League tables such as the Times Higher Education rankings demonstrate a consistent blind spot in failing to recognise the value of the work being done every day against great odds by Irish third level institutions, particularly Institutes of Technology.
The measures agreed today represent a very significant step in the right direction in addressing the pay inequality suffered by teachers recruited since 1 February 2012. The TUI will continue its campaign until full pay equality is achieved.
The latest OECD international indicators endorse the work of Irish educators and make clear that second level teachers in Ireland work longer hours than their international counterparts.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today congratulated students on their Junior Certificate achievements and urged them to stay on to complete a Leaving Certificate programme.
A letter on Junior Cycle Implementation has issued to all branch officers and workplace representatives. Click here to download a copy.
To avail of pay restoration and other protections under the LRA, TUI members in Designated Community Colleges and Community and Comprehensive Schools must complete the form appended to Circular Letter 45/2016.
TUI’s Campaign against Casualisation – Significant Breakthrough
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has negotiated a new mandatory procedure for filling teacher posts/hours. The union has described this as ‘very significant’ in the battle against casualisation of the profession.