- Department of Education and Science Ireland
Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI)
TUI is the only Irish teacher union which represents teachers/ lecturers in post-primary, further and higher education. The union's website provides a number of important services for teachers and lecturers.
Irish National Teachers Organisation (INTO)
Cumann Múinteoirí Éireann was founded in 1868 and is the largest teachers' trade union in Ireland. It represents teachers at primary level in the Republic of Ireland and at primary and post-primary level in Northern Ireland. The INTO is a non-party, non-sectarian, non-sexist and non-racist Organization.
PCSP - Supporting Curriculum Implementation
The purpose of the PCSP is to mediate the Primary School Curriculum for teachers towards enabling them to implement it in their schools. This website aims to inform Teachers, Parents and Management of the workings and structures of the Support Programme throughout the implementation period and beyond. Each curricular area contains details of the timescale for in-service training and implementation, as well as useful downloadable resources.
The Transition Year Website
This site provides guidance for students, teachers & parents about this unique one year programme for students aged 15/16. It provides an overview of the activities in which transition year students can engage. It also captures some of the dynamism of the Transition Year as a novel way to encourage real world teaching and learning techniques. Check out the interesting site at:
EduNet is a virtual community for those involved in education in Ireland. It offers all schools in the country the ability to join in the benefits of the Information Superhighway.
National Parents Council - Primary (NPC)
is the nationwide organisation of parents of primary school children. More than 900 parent associations are members of NPC
The National Parents Council is the umbrella organisation that provides a voice for parents of post primary students. According to their mission statement the aim of the organisation is to: 'enable the further education and personal development of parents and to foster growth of children as responsible adults.'
The Post-Primary Languages Initiative
This Initiative has been in place since September 2000 with the purpose of implementing the policy of the Department of Education & Science of diversifying, enhancing and expanding the teaching of languages in second-level schools.
The on-line service for primary and post primary schools developed by the National Centre for Technology in Education. This site provides numerous teaching aids and encourages teachers to develop the use of technology in the classroom
The National Centre for Technology in Education
The NCTE is responsible for the implementation of the IT 2000 Programme, the national programme to develop the use of IT in Irish schools
Department of Education and Science
The Computer Education Society of Ireland
CESI is a voluntary organisation run by teachers for teachers. It allows teachers with an interest in computing and I.T. to share Resources and information.
Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI)
This site provides up to date information for secondary teachers in relation to their professional and pedagogical pursuits.