Online Training

What’s New

You are in:

Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools – Update on Continuing Professional Development Support Arrangements – February 2018

14th February 2018 | News, What's New

  Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017 – Update on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Support Arrangements – February 2018   http://www.pdst.ie/ChildProtectionRead More →

Circular 12/2018 Scheme of Temporary Re-Assignment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary Schools

12th February 2018 | What's New

Circular 12/2018 Scheme of Temporary Re-Assignment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary SchoolsRead More →

Child Protection Training – New venues added

| What's New

Dear Principal and Chairperson, CPSMA is running a series of Board of Management Training Seminars on Child Protection in 26 locations nationwide. The venues and dates are listed below. This training will address the statutory obligations of Boards of Management, and the changes in the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017, following […]Read More →

Catholic Schools Week 2018

1st February 2018 | What's New

In partnership with World Meeting of Families 2018, the Catholic Schools Week Steering Committee has developed a one-year catechetical programme for Catholic primary and post-primary schools. The theme for this programme is Catholic Schools: Called to be a Family of Families.  The programme invites Catholic schools to reflect on and celebrate the relationship that exists between home, school and […]Read More →

Child Protection Training

30th January 2018 | Training, What's New

CPSMA is running a series of Child Protection Training Seminars for Boards of Management, commencing with the dates listed below.   This training will address the statutory obligations of Boards of Management, and the changes in the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017, following the commencement of the remaining provisions of the […]Read More →

CPSMA Art Competition

24th January 2018 | What's New

  Our School Family National Art Competition. 2018 sees Ireland hosting the World Meeting of Families. In order to highlight the importance of our school family, which is one of the themes for Catholic Schools Week 2018 CPSMA would like to invite schools to participate in a national art competition with the theme: ‘Our School […]Read More →

Submission on Teacher shortage

10th January 2018 | What's New

Submission on Teacher shortage  Read More →

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON THE DEADLINE DATE FOR APPLICATION FOR RETROSPECTIVE VETTING

| What's New

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON THE DEADLINE DATE FOR APPLICATION FOR RETROSPECTIVE VETTING   The Minister for Justice and Equality signed new regulations extending the deadline for retrospective vetting to the 30th April 2018.  Further information is to issue in January 2018.Read More →

Update on procedures on Child Protection 2017

14th December 2017 | What's New

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Minister Zappone, announced the commencement of all remaining provisions of The Children First Act, 2015 on the 11th December 2017. These include the provisions in relation to mandatory reporting of child abuse and in relation to placing a legal obligation on organisations providing services to children(which includes primary […]Read More →

Press Release – Statement by Dr. Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs- Child Protection

11th December 2017 | What's New

Dr. Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has today announced commencement of all remaining provisions of the Children First Act, 2015. These include the provisions in relation to mandatory reporting of child abuse and in relation to placing a legal obligation on organisations providing services to children(which includes primary schools) to prepare […]Read More →

Office Closure

7th December 2017 | What's New

CPSMA will be closed on Friday 8th DecemberRead More →

Press Release – 05 December, 2017 – Minister Bruton announces €28.8m Minor Works Grant for Primary Schools

5th December 2017 | What's New

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D., today announced that the Minor Works Grant will be paid to all primary schools throughout the country next week. All primary schools will receive a flat rate Minor Works Grant of €5,500 plus €18.50 per mainstream pupil and €74 per special needs pupil attending a special […]Read More →

CPSMA APP

9th November 2017 | What's New

Dear Members We are delighted to introduce the CPSMA app which is now available on the app store and play store. For android users: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ie.cpsma&hl=en For apple users: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cpsma/id1265055492?mt=8  Read More →

Training for Independent Assessors, Chairpersons and Principals – November/December

6th November 2017 | What's New

Training for Independent Assessors, Chairpersons and Principals – November/December 2017 DES Circular 0063/2017 – “Leadership and Management in Primary Schools” INTO & CPSMA wish to announce a series of  8  joint training seminars for Interview Board Members who are required to implement the provisions of the revised Leadership and Management circular (Circular 0063/2017). The seminars […]Read More →

SNA Allocations for the 2017/2018 School Year

5th July 2017 | What's New

The National Council for Special Education will be publishing SNA allocations for schools for the 2017/’18 school year this afternoon (July 5th) at 4pm on www.ncse.ie   The NCSE has arranged for a viewing window to be available for Principals from 2:30 pm to 4:00 to view their school’s allocation prior to the allocations being […]Read More →

CPSMA Responds to Minister Bruton’s Decision to Remove Religious Criteria from Catholic School Admissions

29th June 2017 | What's New

Seamus Mulconry, General Secretary of Catholic Primary Schools’ Management Association (CPSMA), has said that he was disappointed with the Minister’s proposals as they have failed to address in any way the current difficulty in oversubscription being experience in a small number of areas in the State.   Mr Mulconry said, “For the record, CPSMA are […]Read More →

Terms and Condition of Employment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools” – Edition 2

28th June 2017 | What's New

Terms and Condition of Employment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools” – Edition 2 The Department has consolidated eleven areas of Terms and Conditions of Employment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary schools as follows: Requirement to Register with the Teaching Council Statutory Annual Leave Public Holiday Entitlements […]Read More →

2017/ 2018 Appointment / Re-Appointment Form 2017/2018 ( PTAF 1Form)

21st June 2017 | What's New

Appointment-Re-Appointment-of-Primary-Teachers-2017-2018-Form-Information-NoteRead More →

Rollout of Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU) at primary level from September 2017

13th June 2017 | What's New

The Department of Education and Skills and the Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU) Primary, have issued the following update on the roll out of this service from the beginning of the new school year: Rollout of Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU) at primary level from September 2017Read More →

Panel Update 8th June 2017

9th June 2017 | What's New

Supplementary panels are in operation in all areas. The initial total of teachers on supplementary panels was 1,756. The following updates have been posted on the Department’s Website: Panel Update 8 Jun 2017 Summary of Supplementary Panel 08th June 2017    Read More →

Members Menu