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Webinar on Reopening of Schools

30th July 2020 | News, What's New

WEBINAR ON REOPENING OF SCHOOLS In response to the publication of Reopening Our Schools: The Roadmap for The Full Return to School, and in response to the many queries that have been raised by our members, CPSMA is hosting a webinar to address the issues facing school management, as they facilitate the return to school […]Read More →

Teaching Principal clusters for release days – appointment procedures – Circular 0019/2020

29th July 2020 | News, What's New

We have been informed by the DES that schools involved in clusters to support school principals availing of their release days can restructure those clusters to take account of the additional release days outlined in Circular 45/2020. Schools are advised to notify the Department of any such new re-configurations.   Amendments to clusters and new […]Read More →

Return to School

28th July 2020 | News, What's New

  Roadmap for the Full Return to School Covid-19 Response Plan for safe reopening of primary and special schools Supporting the wellbeing of school communities as schools reopen Illustrative primary classroom layouts Illustrative SEN Classroom layouts as referenced in the Roadmap for the Full Return to School Return to school primary curriculum guidance Circular 0045/2020 […]Read More →

Information Note TTC 0003/2020 on Circular 51/2019 – Information Note for the filling of Special Need Assistant vacancies during the Period of Covid-19 Restrictions

29th June 2020 | News, What's New

Information Note TTC 0003/2020 on Circular 51/2019 – Information Note for the filling of Special Need Assistant vacancies during the Period of Covid-19 RestrictionsRead More →

School Transport Scheme – Information for schools in regard to processing grant payments

11th June 2020 | News, What's New

Submitting Statement of Attendance Form during the current Covid-19 Period of Restrictions Letter Foirm Ráiteas Tinrimh a chur isteach le linn na Tréimhse Srianta Covid-19 reatha STG Statement of Attendance Form Foirm Ráiteas Tinrimh le haghaidh DEONTAS IOMPAIR SPEISIALTARead More →

Updated Droichead Interim Measures 2019-2020 and Probation

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Updated Droichead Covid 19 Guidelines for NQTs 2019-20 Updated Droichead Covid 19 Guidelines for PSTs 2019-20Read More →

Ireland Online Formation Seminar 25 June

10th June 2020 | News, What's New

Flyer Ireland Online Form Sem 25 JuneRead More →

Newsletter – 60 June 2020

9th June 2020 | News, What's New

CPSMA June Newsletter is available to download here. It covers the following topics Recruitment Guidance on Distance Learning during the COVID-19 pandemic Making the Transition for 6th class pupils School Reports Retention of pupils in the same grade Primary staffing appeals board Teaching Council Note on Droichead Interim Measures Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme Monitoring […]Read More →

Guidance note for the filling of HSCL co-ordinator positions during the period of COVID 19 restrictions

5th June 2020 | News, What's New

Guidance note for the filling of HSCL co-ordinator positions during the period of COVID 19 restrictionsRead More →

Webinars – Appointments

4th June 2020 | News, What's New

Webinars – Appointments  The following four webinars have been devised to support Boards of Management in the recruitment of teaching staff. Whilst the recruitment procedure should be considered in its entirety, it has been divided into the following sections, and the webinars should be viewed in the following order: Webinar 1: Preparation: Advertising Webinar 2: Shortlisting […]Read More →

President Higgins records message of hope and thanks for students in primary schools / Teachtaireacht dóchais agus buíochais taifeadta ag an Uachtarán Ó hUigínn do dhaltaí bunscoile

3rd June 2020 | News, What's New

President Higgins records message of hope and thanks for students in primary schools President Michael D. Higgins has  issued special video messages for students in 6th class of primary school. Schools across Ireland have been closed since the evening of Thursday 12 March, disrupting the lives of thousands of students all around the country. In […]Read More →

Information Note: SIU 0001/2020 on Circular 0016/2019

28th May 2020 | News, What's New

Information Note: SIU 0001/2020 on Circular 0016/2019Read More →

Information Note TTC 0002/2020 on Circular 44/2019

27th May 2020 | News, What's New

Information Note 0002/2020 on Circular 44/2019 ( Information Note for the Filling of Internal Leadership and Management Positions in Primary Schools during the Period of Covid 19 Restrictions),Read More →

Assistance where there is difficulty making contact with pupils residing in accommodation centres for International Protection Applicants

26th May 2020 | News, What's New

For schools who have had difficulty making contact with pupils residing in accommodation centre for international protection applicants (direct provision) centres   The Department of Education and Skills has been engaging with the Department of Justice and Equality and Tusla Education Support service to ensure that school pupils residing in accommodation centres are supported during […]Read More →

Droichead Interim Measures 2019/2020 (Covid 19)

25th May 2020 | News, What's New

Due to the COVID 19 outbreak and the unprecedented situation of school closures, the Teaching Council has reviewed its position in relation to newly qualified teachers (NQTs) engaging in Droichead in 2019/2020 in collaboration with their Profession Support Team (PST) members. Additional flexibility is being introduced to support NQTs and PSTs in completing the process. […]Read More →

DES Guidance for Access to schools from 18th May

15th May 2020 | News, What's New

DES Guidance for access to schools from 18 May 20 finalRead More →

Submission to DES re : September Return to School

14th May 2020 | News, What's New

Please click here to read the Submission on September Return to School made to the Department of Education and Skills on 13th May 2020.Read More →

CPSMA School Admissions Policy Webinar

29th April 2020 | News, Training, What's New

CPSMA School Admissions Policy Webinar   CPSMA yesterday hosted a webinar on School Admissions policies, at the request of the Patron of the Diocese of Waterford and Lismore, Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan. Schools had submitted questions in advance and the panel went through the draft policy from start to finish, answering queries and offering some suggested […]Read More →

DES – Applications for Special Educational Needs (SEN) Transport during the current Covid-19 Period of Restrictions

27th April 2020 | News, What's New

DES – Applications for Special Educational Needs (SEN) Transport during the current Covid-19 Period of RestrictionsRead More →

Special Needs Assistant Allocations for the 2020/21 School Year for Mainstream Classes in Primary and Post Primary Schools

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Special Needs Assistant Allocations for the 2020/21 School Year for Mainstream Classes in Primary and Post Primary Schools  Read More →

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