Tag Archives: ELT

English Language Schools must engage with workers before re-opening

Safe teaching and learning environment will be central to future success of sector May 11th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Monday) said that schools must start engaging now with teachers to ensure that the industry can … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers: Schools must engage with Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

April 1st: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, has urged employers to engage with the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme to ensure that teachers are retained in employment and the sector can restart once the current COVID-19 emergency is … Continue reading

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As Delfin pickets resume tomorrow, unrest in sector spreads with dispute at IBAT

November 10th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) announced that pickets will resume tomorrow at Delfin English School while members in IBAT have also voted to take industrial action and will be holding a series of … Continue reading

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Bogus self-employment:  Oireachtas Committee told presumption of employment most effective remedy

Unite says bogus self-employment rife in construction but also encountered elsewhere Eliminating bogus self-employment would be win for workers, win for Exchequer and win for compliant employers June 20th:  Unite, which represents workers throughout the economy, today (Thursday) appeared before … Continue reading

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Unite tells Oireachtas Committee that “culture of disregard for workers” is undermining potential of English Language Teaching sector

Standards in QQA Bill need to be underpinned by additional legislation June 19th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, has told the joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills that the potential of the Irish ELT sector to be a … Continue reading

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