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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 →

Important Notice: Arrangements for Section 29 appeals during the Covid 19 emergency

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Important Notice:  Arrangements for Section 29 appeals during the Covid 19 emergencyRead More →

ICT Grants to schools

24th April 2020 | News, What's New

Circulars 0031/2020 and 0032/2020 have been issued from DES regarding ICT Grant 2019/2020.    Read More →

DES Guidance on supporting students at risk of educational disadvantage and Guidance on supporting students with Special Educational Needs

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DES Guidance on supporting students at risk of educational disadvantage and Guidance on supporting students with Special Educational Needs.Read More →

Newsletter – April 2020

20th April 2020 | News, What's New

The latest newsletter is now available . Please Click Here to view and downloadRead More →

7th April 2020 – DES Payslip Delivery Service Delays

7th April 2020 | News, What's New

The Department of Education and Skills has placed the following notice regarding Payslip Delivery Services Delays on their website –https://www.education.ie/en/Education-Staff/Services/Payroll-Financial/Payroll-Services-and-Information.html  Read More →

Minister’s announcement re SNA allocation for the 2020/2021 school year

3rd April 2020 | News, What's New

02 April, 2020 – Minister McHugh announces deferral of new allocation model for Special Needs Assistants The Minister for Education & Skills Joe McHugh TD has today (Thursday 2 April 2020) announced that the planned new allocation model for Special Needs Assistants has been deferred for one year. The frontloading model for primary and post-primary […]Read More →

Circular 0018/2020 Staffing Schedule Application Forms in Word Format

2nd April 2020 | News, What's New

Circular 0018/2020 Staffing Schedule Application Forms in Word Format The following documents as part of Circular 0018/2020 Staffing arrangements in Primary Schools for the 2020/2021 school year  have been made available in Word format by the Department of Education and Skills (DES) Allocations Section to assist schools in their completion and return to the DES. […]Read More →

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