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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 →

Covid-19 School Documents Repository

4th June 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. Summer Programme (School & Based) 2021 School Reopening March 2021 onwards School Buildings Partial Reopening February 2021 School Buildings Closure January 2021 Return to […]Read 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 →

Evaluation of Remote Teaching and Learning – CPSMA Submission

2nd April 2021 | News, What's New

Inspectorate Evaluation of Remote Teaching And Learning (ERTAL) Framework The Inspectorate has recently conducted an evaluation of the period of school closures and the remote teaching and learning that took place during that time. The focus of the evaluation was on schools’ provision for remote teaching and learning during periods of partial or full closure […]Read More →

Limerick Diocese – Vacancy for Assistant Director

30th March 2021 | News, What's New

Vacancy for Assistant Director – Limerick DioceseRead More →

CPSMA Brief Guide to the Staffing Schedule and Podcast

29th March 2021 | News, What's New

Guide to the Staffing Schedule CPSMA has prepared a Brief Guide to the Staffing Schedule ( Circular 0019/2021) which may be of particular assistance to new or recently appointed principals or chairpersons. Listen also to our podcast below for more detailed information on the staffing schedule. Podcast This podcast gives an overview of Circular 0019/2021 – […]Read More →

Child Protection Training

8th March 2021 | News, What's New

Child Protection Training for Board Members    Webinar 1      – Introduction for Boards of Management                           After this introductory webinar, we are recommending that you undertake the training module for all school personnel, located at the following link on the PDST website […]Read More →

CPSMA welcome measures to tackle educational disadvantage

1st March 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA welcome measures to tackle educational disadvantage CPSMA welcome the recent announcement by Minister for Education, Norma Foley T.D., regarding measures to tackle educational disadvantage. DEIS Urban Band 1 primary schools will benefit from a one-point reduction in the staffing schedule. Furthermore, increased funding for the School Completion Programme and the extension of this programme […]Read More →

Checklist and FAQs for Phase 3 of the Return to Primary Education

24th February 2021 | News, What's New

CPSMA Checklist for Phase 3 of the Return to Primary Education on 1st March 2021 CPSMA Q & A Phased Return of Primary Education Phase 3 1st March 2021Read More →

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