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CPSMA Reduced School Day Template Plan

15th October 2021 | News, What's New

In response to queries from members, CPSMA have prepared a suggested Reduced School Day template plan. We hope you may find this template useful.Read More →

Covid-19 School Documents Repository

7th October 2021 | News, What's New

All the most recent Department of Education circulars, guidance, forms and information notes since the introduction of Covid-19 is available here. The documentation is categorised with the most recent guidance first. Return to School September 2021 CPSMA Publications CPSMA Podcast on the Return to School August 2021 CPSMA Back to School Information Note August 2021 […]Read More →

Newsletter 66 September 2021

1st October 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA Newsletter is available to download here . It includes the following contents: School Calendar Board Meetings BOM Vacancies Staff Seniority listings Census Returns Posts of Responsibility Appointment Forms Garda Vetting School Accounts NCSE Update on COVID-19 Use of Reduced School Days Maternity Leave Scheme Employee Assistance Scheme Relevant CircularsRead More →

CPSMA 2021 Pre-Budget Submission

27th September 2021 | News, What's New

The 2021 CPSMA pre-budget submission is available to read here CPSMA pre budget submission 2021Read More →

Guidance Regarding MPLC

22nd September 2021 | News, What's New

We have received  queries from members relating to  MPLC and the requirement of schools to have a licence in place.   Our advice is that if a school shows motion pictures (which includes videos, DVDs , downloads from the internet etc) for entertainment purposes, it will be necessary to obtain a public performance licence from […]Read More →

Return to School – August 2021 Podcast and Back to School Information Note

24th August 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA has launched a ”Return to School – August 2021” Podcast and Back to School Information Note  which addresses many of the questions raised by our members in recent weeks.Read More →

Letter Re Ancillary Staff  who are VHR _Irish – 26/07/2021

27th July 2021 | News, What's New

Letter Re Ancillary Staff  who are VHR _Irish – 26/07/2021Read More →

Working arrangements for ancillary staff- 2021/2022 school year

21st July 2021 | News, What's New

Dear Chairperson / Principal,   The Department of Education has today issued a letter titled ‘Working Arrangements for staff (other than Teachers and SNAs) who are categorised as Very High Risk (VHR) and for and Pregnant staff (other than Teachers and SNAs) employed in recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools-2021/22 School Year’ which is available […]Read More →

Letter from Department of Education regard Ancillary Staff who are VHR

30th June 2021 | News, What's New

Please click here to view / download letter from the Department of Education setting out the approach to arrangements for staff (other than Teachers and SNAs) currently categorised as Very High Risk (VHR) ahead of the 2021/2022 school year.   Letter Re Ancillary Staff who are VHRRead More →

Allianz / CPSMA Motor & House Insurance Offer

23rd June 2021 | News, What's New

Allianz CPSMA Motor House Insurance Offer Allianz recognise and want to reward the work CPSMA members put in to improving Primary School education across Ireland by offering you an opportunity to save 23% off your car and home insurance. To get your discount visit www.allianz.ie/schools-offer  Read More →

Energy in Education Stakeholder Communications for members SEAI Energy Updates, Summer/Autumn 2021

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The Energy in Education programme offers a range of supports developed by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in partnership with the Department of Education designed to help schools to improve energy management practices, reduce school operating costs and protect the environment. NEW – Register for a free online Energy Management course – take […]Read More →

CPSMA Draft Digital Strategy for Schools Submission 2021

18th June 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA has forwarded a submission to the Department of Education as part of the consultation process for the implementation of a new Digital Strategy for Schools. This follows on from the Digital Schools Strategy 2015-2020, the term of which has come to an end. The submission is available to access hereRead More →

Newsletter 65 June 2021

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CPSMA Newsletter is available to download here . It includes the following contents Recruitment School Communication Board of Management Training Standardised Testing and Reports NCSE Forms Summer Programme 2021 Digital Strategy for Schools Project Inspectorate Evaluation of Remote Teaching and Learning (ERTAL) Framework Recent Circulars Spectrum LifeRead More →

Interview with Minister for Education Norma Foley – CPSMA AGM 2021

25th May 2021 | News, What's New

Minister Foley kindly agreed to be interviewed by Seán Holian, a member of the CPSMA Board of Directors and a school principal . To view the interview please click on link below  Read More →

Vacancy – Seconded Position for Education Executive

21st May 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA is delighted to offer an exciting opportunity to join our team of Education Executives on a seconded basis.  Please see below Advertisement and Application form.   Education Executive Secondment Ad 2021 Application Form for Education ExecutiveRead More →

CPSMA Webinar – Board of Management Training – A Legal Perspective

13th May 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA Webinar on  Boards of Management Training – A Legal Perspective hosted by  CPSMA Education Executives Deirdre Keane and Fergal Kelly .    Resources  Managing Our Schools – A Legal Perspective – Links to Resources  Read More →

Data Protection Toolkit

29th April 2021 | News, What's New

There are a variety of resources of available to assist schools. Should you have any specific queries in relation to Data Protection, please contact our office on 01-6292462 for advice.   Websites for information: Data Protection Commission (DPC) Data Protection Schools  GPDR4Schools   CPSMA Data Protection Webinar and Podcast: Data Protection Webinar  Data Protection Case […]Read More →

RSE Primary Resource – Flourish

15th April 2021 | News, What's New

Over the last number of years, the Council for Catechetics of the Irish Bishops Conference, with the support of CPSMA, has been engaging with principals, chairs of boards of management, teachers, and parents in the area of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE).  As a result of this engagement, we are very happy inform you now […]Read More →

Newsletter 64 – April 2021

12th April 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA Newsletter 64_Apr_2021Read More →

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