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Government Launches Action Plan for Education 2017

The Action Plan for Education 2017 outlines hundreds of actions to be implemented des
this year by the DES, its agencies and others across government

For details click here



NAPD Leader Bulletin January 2017

Leader Bulletin aims to keep members up to date with events between
editions leader january 2017of Leader Quarterly Magazines.  



First Annual National Teacher Awards Jan 2017

NAPD members, other members of staff, students and parents are invited to
nominate teachers online at teacher for The Better Examinations National Teacher Awards.   The Awards, supported by NAPD, will recognise teachers for their ability to work beyond the classroom and contribute to improving student life within the school.

The awards ceremony will be held on Friday, 24th March at Trinity College, Dublin.


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 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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