76% of students want a continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate, according to new research report But 78% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not support the practice of a teacher correcting their own students’ exams Only 4% of students feel the Leaving Certificate is fair and is an accurate assessment of their […]
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‘Online shaming’ the latest topic to be tackled by Tabú, the probing TG4 documentary series Episode 6 in Tabú airs on Wednesday 12th December at 9.30pm on TG4 and features range of personal stories from those who have been ‘shamed’ online A range of cyber-security experts and commentators also take part What happens when […]
A recruitment opportunity has arisen within NAPD of a New Deputy Director (The Deputy Director will be appointed for five years on secondment) and we are currently inviting applications. Application forms and a full job description below. The position of Deputy Director of NAPD is a key leadership position in the work of the Association. […]
FAO NAPD Members The policy comes into effect on 1st November 2018 for fully paid up NAPD members. You can check your status on your personal profile when you log into the members section of the NAPD website. For members who renew their membership after that date the policy comes into effect two (2) weeks […]
Storm Callum is on its way and may make landfall as early as Thursday night. There is a yellow weather warning currently in place and this may be raised to orange in some regions depending on the level of winds and rainfall with some coastal flooding expected. To assist you to get your school ready […]
“There are many welcome elements for our education system outlined by Minister Donohoe in his Budget 2019 speech this afternoon, including a €196 million increase in capital spending, contained within the overall increase of 6.7% in spending on education”, Mr. Byrne said. “New school buildings and the repair and refurbishment of our existing schools […]
RIP John Coolahan Professor Emeritus, Dublin and Tarbert John Coolahan was a great friend to NAPD. He constantly supported our conferences and symposia as well as contributing to our publications. He made an enormous contribution to Irish Education and will be sorely missed no more so than by his wife Mary and Family. Ar dheis Dé go […]
Almost 121,000 students due to take their Leaving and Junior Cert exams Clive Byrne, Director of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD), has extended his best wishes to all students starting their Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate State Examinations this morning. “I want to wish every single student the very best of […]
Clive Byrne of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals shares his wisdom to help Leaving Cert students keep calm and stress-free June is here and that can only mean one thing: the Leaving Cert. While the rest of us enjoy the sunshine, spare a thought for the tens of thousands of young Irish […]
Irish Times – 6th June 2018 Reforms needed to tackle Leaving Cert anxiety, say, principals, ‘There’s a reason grown adults still have nightmares about it’ School principals say Leaving Certificate reforms are urgently needed to ease some of the anxiety it is causing among students. The warning comes as almost 121,000 students prepare to begin […]
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