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Celebration of St Colmcille

27th November 2020 | News, What's New

The 7th of December 2020 marks the beginning of a year of celebrations to mark the life and legacy of St Colmcille/Columba, 1500 years after his birth at Gartan in Co Donegal. The Colmcille 1500 Committee of the Raphoe Diocese invites schools in Ireland, Scotland and beyond , especially those named after St Colmcille/Columba, to […]Read More →

Board of Management Training Webinars

24th November 2020 | News, What's New

CPSMA has prepared a number of training webinars to support Boards of Management in their important role. At a time when face to face training is not possible, we hope that this series of webinars will be of assistance to you. The first three webinars are available below :              […]Read More →

Catholic Schools Partnership Prayer Resource for Boards

13th November 2020 | News, What's New

CSP Note to Boards CSP Prayer Resource 2020Read More →

Uses of 72 Hours by SNA-Circular 71/2011

12th November 2020 | News, What's New

Please click here to view letter received from the Department of Education and Skills (DES) In relation to the use of the 72 hours by SNAs under the provisions of DES Circular 71/2011, the content of which you will note.Read More →

Admission Policy Guidance Notes and Templates

21st October 2020 | News, What's New

Guidance Note on the use of CPSMA template Admission Documents Final   Template Letter of offer of admission Junior Infants. inc Acceptance Form Template Letter of offer of admission inc Acceptance Form Other Template Letter of non offer of admission Other Template Letter of non offer of admission Junior Infants Template Application for Admission Other […]Read More →

Newsletter No 61 – October 2020

20th October 2020 | News, What's New

CPSMA Newsletter no 61 October 2020 is available for Download here See below list of contents covered in this months publication CPSMA COVID – 19  Documents School Admissions Appeals under Section 29 of the Education Act 1998 Renewal of CPSMA Membership Recruitment Parental leave/Carer’s leave Board Meetings Substitutes Transition Year Students Student Teacher School Placements […]Read More →

CPSMA School Pathway for Covid-19 Webinar Segments

28th September 2020 | News, What's New

CPSMA School Pathway for Covid-19 Webinar Segments       ​ Segment 1 – Operation of Schools Pathway for Covid-19 from public health perspective (Main Presentation)   Segment 2 – HSE recognition of school efforts to ensure safe reopening for the current school year    Segment 3 – Arrangements for communication from the HSE to the […]Read More →

DE Schools Public Health Pathway Documents

25th September 2020 | News, What's New

The Department of Education has published a number of documents relating to the Public Health Pathway for Covid-19 in schools, including Cover Letter Schools Communication Pack English Cover Letter Schools Communication Pack Gaeilge COVID19 Schools Community Testing Pathway FAQ for Schools Cosan Tastala COVID19 do Phobail Scoile Ceisteanna Coitianta Do Scoileanna Copy of Schools Community […]Read More →

Schools Pathway for Covid-19: a webinar hosted by CPSMA

21st September 2020 | News, What's New

On Thursday 17th September 2020, CPSMA hosted a webinar with Dr. Kevin Kelleher, Assistant National Director of Public Health, HSE, and a member of the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) and Dr. Abigail Collins, Consultant in Public Health Medicine with HSE. The objective of the webinar was to provide our members with an insight into the operation […]Read More →

Updated – Reopening Our Schools FAQs 11.09.2020

11th September 2020 | News, What's New

Please see below updated FAQs on Reopening Our Schools – 11.09.2020 Reopening our schools FAQs Published 11_09_2020Read More →

Schools Pathway for Covid 19

28th August 2020 | News, What's New

Schools Pathway for Covid-19Read More →

Return to School

19th August 2020 | News, What's New

HSE & HPSC interim recommendations for the reopening of schools and education facilities Roadmap for the Full Return to School Covid-19 Response Plan for Primary & Special Schools (Editable Word Document) Supporting the wellbeing of school communities as schools reopen Maintaining Physical Distance in the Classroom Illustrative primary classroom layouts Illustrative SEN Classroom layouts as […]Read More →

Webinar on Reopening of Schools

13th August 2020 | News, What's New

  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 hosted a webinar to address the issues facing school management, as they facilitate the return to school in the context of this […]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 →

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 →

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