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    Vetting Update and Template Joint Agreement

    CPSMA has prepared a template Joint Agreement for use by schools in the context of transition year students, coaches and student teachers. The agreement provides that the person in question will present their vetting disclosure...
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    Circular 0063/2017 Leadership and Management in Primary Schools

    The Department of Education and Skills has published Circular 0063/2017  “Leadership and Management in Primary Schools”. This circular supersedes all previous circulars, memoranda, rules and regulations in relation to posts of responsibility including Circulars 0039/2014 and...
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    Financial Support Services Unit – Primary

      The Department has now published Circular 0060/2017 which sets out the arrangements for the roll out and operation of the Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU) at primary level. The FSSU will provide advice and...
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    Scheme for Leave of Absence following Assault for Registered Teachers and Special Needs Assistants

    The Department of Education and Skills has published two circulars which outline the regulations and procedures regarding the Scheme for Leave of Absence following Assault for Registered Teachers and Special Needs Assistants.   The Circulars...
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    Office Closure – 15th August

    The office will be closed on Tuesday 15th August and will re open on Wednesday the 16th August.
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    SNA Allocations for the 2017/2018 School Year

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

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

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

    Appointment-Re-Appointment-of-Primary-Teachers-2017-2018-Form-Information-Note
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    Rollout of Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU) at primary level from September 2017

    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...
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