Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

Commenting today on the publication of the Bertelsmann-Stiftung report, Clive Byrne, Director of the National Association for Principals and Deputy Principals

“It is hugely disappointing to see Ireland ranking poorly amongst our European partners for our investment in education – 21 out of 28 countries. It’s particularly disappointing given Minister Bruton’s goal to make Irish education the best in Europe by 2026. While today’s report has some positives for Ireland, it shows we have a long […]

Statement by Clive Byrne, Director of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals on Budget 2018

“Budget 2018 includes many positive elements for our education system. These include increased supports for areas of second level education, which were neglected or reduced during the downturn such as curricular reform. However, increased investment to cover the day-to-day costs of running our secondary schools must now also be prioritised,” according to Mr. Byrne “Today’s […]

Recruitment of Post-primary inspectors

Recruitment of Post-primary Inspectors of Construction Studies, English, Home Economics, Religious Education, and Special Education The Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills will be recruiting post-primary inspectors in the above subjects shortly. If you are interested in any of these positions, you can register your interest by registering with the Public Appointments Service […]