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January 16 In the Press

Copyright © Kevin Cooper Photoline NUJ: Teachers' Strike to go ahead on Wednesday

Teachers’ strike to go ahead with major rally at Belfast’s QUB student’s union

THE planned teachers’ strike in Northern Ireland will go ahead as planned on Wednesday morning regardless of the situation at Stormont.

Members of the INTO were balloted before Christmas and an overwhelming majority of teachers voted in favour of strike action over the ongoing pay dispute. The INTO says it has been engaging with the Government but talks have failed. Wednesday’s strike will also include a rally at Queen’s University Belfast Student’s Union. Here’s the full story:

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April 21 Brand Journalism In the Press PR Northern Ireland

INTO launches scathing attack at ‘ostrich’ ministers over education system breakdown

INTO is calling on parents and business leaders to stand up for education in Northern Ireland as it launches a scathing attack on ministers.

Gerry Murphy, the Northern Secretary, has described ministers as ‘ostriches’ who are burying their heads in the sand instead of dealing with the negative economic impact of dismantling the education system in Northern Ireland. INTO members are working to rule this week over budget cuts.

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