Political Party Leaders 2016

Political Party Leaders 2016

With the General Election imminent, teachers will be taking the opportunity to teach pupils about the political and electoral process. This is the first of a set of new resources to assist teachers in introducing and explaining the General Election to their pupils. It...
Election Resources

Election Resources

Election day is fast approaching (May 23rd) with the impending Local Elections, European Parliament Elections and the two By-Elections. This provides the teacher with a great opportunity to use the election atmosphere around us to teach about Ireland’s democracy and...
Seanad Éireann Referendum

Seanad Éireann Referendum

A referendum on the thirty-second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Éireann) will take place on Friday October 4th. Over the next couple of weeks there should be more discuussion and debate about the issue. These resources may help teachers discuss...
Dismal Turnout for Teaching Council Elections

Dismal Turnout for Teaching Council Elections

After the recent blunder with the Teaching Council having to re-issue thousands of election ballot papers because of typographical errors, now comes the news that the vast majority of the teaching profession refused to engage in the election process. The Teaching...
Teaching Council Election Confusion

Teaching Council Election Confusion

Teaching Council Election voting papers have recently been posted out to all teachers registered with the Teaching Council. Teachers were supplied with two Ballot Papers – one for the female candidates and one for the male candidates. Teachers were asked to vote 1, 2,...