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Circular 0029/2018

9th April 2018 | News, What's New

The Department of Education and Skills have published circular 0029/2018 – Secondment Scheme for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post-Primary Schools .Read More →

Circular 0027/2018

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The Department of Education and Skills have published circular 0027/2018: Provision to allow for certain education and training sector staff to be retained in employment beyond their Compulsory Retirement Age of 65 years until they reach the age of eligibility for the Contributory State Pension and the accompanying FAQ document for circular 0027/2018 .Read More →

Changes to Critical Illness Provisions (CIP) from 31st March 2018

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The Department of Education and Skills have published two circulars detailing changes to critical illness provisions from 31st March 2018: Circular 0025/2018 – Sick Leave Scheme for Teachers – Changes to the Critical Illness Provisions (CIP) from 31st March 2018 Circular 0026/2018 – Sick Leave Scheme for Special Needs Assistants – Changes to the Critical Illness […]Read More →

Easter Closure

29th March 2018 | What's New

Cpsma office will be closed from 1p.m Thursday 29th April until Friday 6th April .  Read More →

Cancelled Training Events

4th March 2018 | What's New

Dear Principal/ Chairperson Due to the unpredictability of weather and road conditions over the coming week, we have cancelled the following three training events:   Tuesday 6th March 2018 Training in the Newgrange Hotel, Navan, has been cancelled and has been rescheduled for Tuesday 1st May 2018. Training in the Mill Park Hotel, Donegal Town, […]Read More →

Allianz Office Closure

1st March 2018 | What's New

The Allianz offices are closed until Monday. In the event of an emergency schools can contact their local Allianz Representative.   West – Shane Mooney   087 9190428 South West – Noel O’Loughlin.  087 2588943 South – Neil Tobin 087 2528018 South East – Martin Sinnott 087 6862329 North East – Alan Carroll   087 9566721 North […]Read More →

Child Protection Training – New venues added

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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, […]Read More →

CPSMA AGM 2018 – Office Closure

22nd February 2018 | What's New

CPSMA offices  will be closed on Friday 23th February 2018 to facilitate our Annual General Meeting. We will re open on Monday 26th February at 9a.m.Read More →

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 →

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

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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 →

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