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Circular 0025/2013 - Requirement For Teachers in Recognised Schools to Register with the Teaching Council: Commencement of Section 30 on 1 November 2013
The DES has today issued Circular 0025/2013 - Requirement For Teachers in Recognised Schools to Register with the Teaching Council : Commencement of Section 30 on 0... read more
The Department of Education and Skills [DES] has issued the panel for the 2013/2014 school year. The latest update was issued on 14 May 2013. It is expected that a further update will issue from DES on 21 May 2013.
The DES has issued a summary list for each of the individual redeployment panels and a Frequently Asked Questions document - Redeployment Arrangements for Surplus Permanent and CID Holding Teachers which reflects the various revisions that have been made over recent years to the redeployment panel arrangements. The FAQ supersedes the booklet 'Panel Rights for Teachers' published in 2005.
Click on the links below for the latest DES Update, the panel summary document and the FAQ document on the panels.
0025/2013 Requirement For Teachers in Recognised Schools to Register with the Teaching Council: Commencement of Section 30 on 1 November 2013
0024/2013 Operational Guidelines - OLCS
0019/2013 Adoptive Leave for SNAs
0018/2013 Adoptive Leave for Registered Teachers
0017/2013 Maternity Leave Entitlements for Special Needs Assistants
0014/2013 Supervision Allowance in Primary schools
0013/2013 Staffing Arrangements for the 2013/14 school year
Electricity Savings for schools of up to 40% have been achieved. Schools can continue to register for electricity savings by clicking on the 'Read More' link below.
Gas Savings Contracts-November 2012
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Membership of CPSMA is confined to Boards of Management who have paid an annual membership fee.
Membership for the 2013/14 school year is now due. Membership can be paid by cheque now, or online from the 3rd May, 2013 via the website.
Download Membership Form 2013-14
Welcome to the website of the CPSMAAll boards of management of Catholic primary schools are eligible to be members of the Catholic Primary School Management Association (CPSMA). Boards of Management pay an annual subscription to CPSMA to become members for the duration of the school year.
CPSMA is organised on a diocesan basis. There is an elected diocesan council that meets a number of times a year and is expected to organise various meetings for boards of management in the Diocese. Your board should enquire from the diocesan secretary for primary education about the local organisation.
Panel 2013 - Latest Update 14 May 2013
The DES has today 14 May 2013 issued the update below regarding the panels. Update on Teacher Allocations and Redeployment Panels at primary level for 2013/14 school year - Position @ 14 May 2013 Teacher Allocations and redeployment of surplus permanent/CID holding teachersDepartment Circular 13/2013 was published in February 2013 and it set out
CPSMA Summer Course
CPSMA is offering a practical, experiential, DES approved management course for principal teachers in July. The course is entitled The principal's role in the management of a 21st century primary school. A variety of topics of interest to principal teachers will be covered. Completed application forms should be returned to CPSMA, New House,
DES Note re SNAs and Online Teacher Training Courses
The DES has recently posted the note below on the OLCS due to the number of queries relating to SNAs and time off to complete on-line teacher training courses.Special Needs Assistants who commence an online teacher training course from September 2012 onwards must apply for a career break for this purpose, as per Circular 22/2012. They may not avail
Circular 0024/2013 -OLCS Operational Guidelines
The Department has issued Circular 0024/2013 – Operational Guidelines for Boards of Management and Staff designated to operate the On Line Claims System in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools. Boards of Management should bring Circular 0024/2013 to the attention of members of staff operating the OLCS. Click on the link below to download C