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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 


ICT Grants for 2017 Announced

The Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, has announced an investment of
€30 million in ICT bruton 2017infrastructure grants marking the start of the Government's €210 million Digital Strategy for schools.

This year's grant is worth circa €15,000 for a 500 student school.

The funding will support the development and implementation of an eLearning Plan in each school.
For full details click here


PISA 2015 Results Published

The Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, has welcomed the latest OECD PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment)results which show that, in 2015, Ireland's 15 year olds are among the best in OECD countries in reading and are performing significantly higher than the OECD average in Mathematics & Science.
For more information click here


Patrons for nine new schools announced Nov 2016

The Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, has announced the patronage of des
nine new Post-Primary Schools due to be established in 2017 and 2018 in Dublin, Laois and Limerick.
Educate Together will be the patron of four schools,  ETB's will be responsible for two, ETB's  (with another Trustee partner) two schools and the Edmund Rice Schools Trust one school.  
For full details click here


Ten Questions for Mathematics Teachers.....

Ten Questions for Mathematics Teachers and How Pisa can Help Answer Them 10 questions

is a new publication from the OECD.  

To read the publication, click here





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