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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 →

Schools Procurement Unit: Newsletter part 2 March/April 2017

7th June 2017 | What's New

Please find up to date copy of SPU Newsletter # 2 Mar-Apr2017Read More →

Garda Vetting (1st June 2017) – Update on FAQ

2nd June 2017 | What's New

The updated FAQs on Garda Vetting are now available on the link below: http://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/Garda-Vetting/Commencement-Of-Statutory-Vetting.html  Read More →

Panel Update – 31st May 2017

1st June 2017 | What's New

Supplementary panels have now issued to all areas with the exception of the Dioceses of Kerry and Kildare & Leighlin, both of which have 1 teacher each awaiting redeployment from the main panel. Please refer to the link below for the most recent update (dated 31st May 2017)  from the Department of Education & Skills; http://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Services/Teacher-Allocations/ta_prim_panel_update.pdf […]Read More →

Partial release of Supplementary Redeployment panels 30/05/17

31st May 2017 | What's New

Supplementary panels have issued to the Panel Operators in the following areas:   Catholic Dioceses:             All areas remaining with the exception of the Dioceses of Kerry, Kildare & Leighlin and Waterford & Lismore Church of Ireland:             All areas Educate Together:             All areas An Foras Patrúnachta:        All areas The next panel update is scheduled to be […]Read More →

Vacancy – Secondment position for School Management Advisor

26th May 2017 | What's New

CPSMA are currently seeking applications for a seconded School Management Advisor.  Full spec of post can be found in the link below as well as the application form Advertisement for Schools Management Advisor Application Form for Schools Management AdvisorRead More →

Circular 0042/2017 – Recruitment of Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) – Supplementary Assignment Arrangements for the 2017/18 school year

25th May 2017 | What's New

 Circular 0042/2017 -Recruitment of Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) – Supplementary Assignment Arrangements for the 2017/18 school year:      Read More →

Teacher Redeployment Panel Update 23rd May 2017

23rd May 2017 | What's New

The following updates have been posted on the Department’s website. Please note that the next update will be published on the Department’s website on Wednesday, 31 st May 2017. Primary Teacher Allocations and Redeployment Panels Update 23rd May 2017 Summary of Main Panels 23rd May 2017  Read More →

Primary Teachers Appointment and Re-Appointment Form 2017/2018

19th May 2017 | What's New

The Primary Teachers Appointment and Re-Appointment Form 2017/2018 has been published on the Department’s website, and is available on the following link: Appointment and Re-Appointment Form for Primary Teachers 2017-2018Read More →

CPSMA Summer Course – The Principal’s Role in the Management of a 21st Century Primary School

16th May 2017 | What's New

CPSMA is running a “Face to Face” Summer Course – The Principal’s Role in the Management of a 21st Century Primary School –  in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth from July 3rd to 7th, 2017. Summer Course Flyer 2017  Summer Course Application Form 2017Read More →

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