The Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO), founded in 1868, is the oldest and largest teachers' trade union in Ireland. It represents 38,745 teachers at primary level in the Republic of Ireland and 7,136 teachers at primary and post-primary level in Northern Ireland. Total membership is 45,881 (December 2018). Among the objectives of the INTO, the INTO aims:
To unite and organise the teachers of Ireland and to provide a means for the expression of their collective opinion on matters affecting the interests of education and of the teaching profession.
To safeguard and improve the conditions of employment of its members, and to promote their interests.
To afford advice and assistance to individual members on professional matters.
To promote the interests of education and to support the concept of equal access to full education for all children, and to strive for the raising of educational standards.
To provide, either directly or indirectly, benefits and facilities for members.
To promote the principle of equality in all aspects of education and the teaching profession.
The Arts in Education Portal
A space where artist and teachers are supported and inspired
The Arts in Education Portal is the key national digital resource for arts in education and creative practise in Ireland. The Portal is for teachers, artists and anybody who is interested in the arts in educational settings including primary, post-primary, and early years.
Schooldays.ie is a resource providing parents and schools with a range of information during the schooling years from pre-school, through primary to secondary school.
Parental resources on the site include information on schools, learning supports, parenting advice, family breaks and kids camps during school holidays along with resources on important milestones like Communions, Confirmations, Debs and Birthdays.
School resources on the site include information on School Tours, School Roadshows, School Competitions and School Suppliers. Schooldays.ie is also now offering Teacher Courses (EPV).
With over 220,00 monthly users, Schooldays.ie is a hugely popular resource for both parents and schools. Check out our website on www.schooldays.ie and visit our Parents Facebook Page and our Schools Facebook Page
MummyPages.ie is Ireland's biggest digital community of mums. MummyPages engages with mums on everything from pre-pregnancy, to parenting and family life. Now ten-years old, MummyPages has successfully connected with over 2 million Irish mums across our website and social media platforms. Our mum community continues to grow and thrive thanks to our quality content that educates, entertains and informs our huge mum audience through written, audio, video and pictorial mediums. MummyPages is heralded as the ultimate go-to source for practical parenting advice, insights from experts across all parenting-related fields, and easily relatable real-mum stories.
MummyPages.ie also has a thriving online Facebook community of more than 625,000 mums, making it the biggest mum page in Ireland. Our British mum community, MummyPages.co.uk is the number three pure parenting publisher in the UK market. MummyPages is a part of Sheology, a digital publishing house leading the market in reaching women online, founded and run by Sandra & Cormac McKenna.
Primary Times are FREE glossy magazines for parents and teachers of 0-12 year old children throughout Ireland. Published in Dublin, Leinster and Munster with spring, summer, autumn and winter issues - there are extensive listings for family days out, shows and festivals along with educational & parenting features, news, reviews & competitions.
Parents love Primary Times to search for places to go and things to do with the kids & family; family breaks, learning supports, kids camps; and teachers who are on the hunt for school tour ideas, roadshows, suppliers or competitions for your primary school class.
Visit www.primarytimes.ie for the largest what's on website for families in Ireland. The No.1 FREE magazine guide for families and schools in Ireland, published since 2003 and BPA Audited Circulation 2018. Primary Times South is Officially Munster's biggest audited family magazine
Art Announcement is OpenGorey’s native media outlet for cultural practitioners, enthusiasts and audiences. It operates solely online via Facebook and Twitter and has developed an interested audience of c.25,000 people.