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New Model for allocation of Resource Teachers announced Jan 2017

The Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton TD announced on 18th January ncse
that a new model for allocating Special Education Teaching Resources will be introduced from September 2017.

The new model is being implemented on advice from the NCSE following  a pilot scheme in 47 schools.   It will be based on the profiled special educational need of each school.
For details click here


NAPD Study visit to Berlin March 2017

berlin schools visit march 2017
NAPD is proposing to organise a study visit to two schools in Berlin on Monday & Tuesday, 13th & 14th March 2017.
For full details and to register your interest click on 


NAPD Regional Meetings 2017


Region Date Time Venue
1  Friday, 27th January  9.00 Killyhevlin Hotel
2  Thursday / Friday,
19th & 20th January
 3.30 pm Thurs Castlecourt Hotel,
5  Tuesday, 31 January 4.00   St. Kieran's, Kilkenny




Leading for Learning Workshop, Tuesday, 31 January 2017

NAPD has organised a Workshop on heritage hotel
One Hour Classes  and Textbook-Less Learning
which will be held in the
Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise
on Tuesday, 31st January from 2 - 4pm.  
(Tea / Coffee served from 1.15pm).
For details and registration,


NAPD sponsors Best School Award at Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

 btys 2017Congratulations to Colaiste Treasa , Kanturk, Co. Cork, winners of the NAPD Award for Best School Overall at the 2017 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

The Best School Overall Award is calculated on a points system, based on the numbers and types of awards an individual school wins.

For details of the exhibition click here 


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