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TUI News Ballot Special

By piofficer Monday, 16th May 2016 | 0 comments
Click here to download the TUI News Ballot Special on the proposed Department of Education and Skills/TUI agreement TUI’s Executive Committee is recommending that members vote to accept the proposed Department of Education and Skills/TUI agreement of 2016 which addresses a number of issues of key concern to TUI members. These are issues which had not been addressed by the LRA.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) welcomes the publication of the Cush report on Fixed-Term and Part-Time Employment in Lecturing in Third Level Education in Ireland.
Link to proposed Department of Education and Skills/TUI agreement

Ballot for position of TUI President

By piofficer Sunday, 8th May 2016 | 0 comments
There are two candidates in the national ballot of members for the position of TUI President. Profiles of both candidates have already been sent in hard copy to all TUI workplaces.

Latest TUI News magazine

By piofficer Saturday, 7th May 2016 | 0 comments
The latest TUI News will issue to workplaces in the coming days. This edition of the magazine includes a full report on resolutions carried at Annual Congress 2016. Click here to download.
Writing in today’s Irish Times (4th May), member of the Expert Review Group on Future Funding of Higher Education Joe O’Connor calls for the immediate publication of the Group’s report.
Recruitment to Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills
The NCCA is currently recruiting new staff and is also involved in a consultation process on Junior Cycle reporting. 

Presidential address - Congress 2016

By piofficer Tuesday, 29th March 2016 | 0 comments
Presidential Address at the opening of TUI’s Annual Congress 2016 – Tuesday 29th March 2016
In a wide ranging address to 475 delegates this afternoon, Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) General Secretary John MacGabhann tackled a number of issues relating to education and industrial relations including the campaign for pay equalisation, the funding crisis in Institutes of Technology and the Lansdowne Road Agreement.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has warned that reduced pay and low hour contracts are resulting in the teaching profession becoming increasingly less attractive to the country’s best young graduates.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has called for the application of a 1% levy to corporate profits in order to generate additional funding for the resource-starved higher education sector. The union represents 15,000 members, including 4,000 members in Institutes of Technology.
TUI's Annual Congress 2016 takes place in the INEC and Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney, Co Kerry between Tuesday March 29th and Thursday March 31st.

Examiners required for 2016 State Examinations

By piofficer Tuesday, 22nd March 2016 | 0 comments
The State Examinations Commission (SEC) has advised us that they have a shortfall in applications from teachers  to mark certain subjects in this year’s Leaving and Junior Certificate examinations.
The NCCA is currently involved in a process of consultation on the proposed new subject specifications for Junior Cycle modern foreign languages or Junior Cycle visual art (formerly art, craft and design).  TUI has been involved in this process and asks that members familiarise themselves with the proposed plans and give feedback to the NCCA on same.  A link to the consultation documents is set out below.  If you have any questions then please contact TUI Education & Research Officer David Duffy at dduffy@tui.ie.

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