Trade Union Training

Comprehensive training courses are provided yearly by the ASTI. The venues and dates are advertised on the ASTI website in advance of each course.

School Steward Training
Board of Management Training 

School Steward Training 

  • ASTI – working for teachers
  • National issues facing ASTI members
  • Managing your career in teaching
  • Helping ASTI members

Board of Management Training 

  • Structure of Boards
  • Boards’ Responsibilities
  • Finance
  • The Principal
  • Discipline
  • Role of Staff Representatives
  • Board Meetings
  • Communications
  • Board as Employers
  • Health and Safety
  • Agreements
  • ASTI Role


Day 1

  • How to retire
  • Calculating your pension
  • Retirement Options
  • Enhancing your pension


Day 2

  • Other options for increasing your retirement benefits
  • Planning your finances in retirement
  • Personal taxation and Social Welfare Issues
  • Budgeting & Money saving ideas