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School Transport Scheme – Information for schools in regard to processing grant payments / An Scéim Iompair Scoile – Eolas do scoileanna maidir le próiseáil íocaíochtaí deontais

As you are aware, we recently introduced a temporary workaround process to allow transport applications for children with Special Educational Needs to continue to be submitted at this time. The workaround was put in place to ensure continuity during this period of Covid-19 related restrictions and has been working very well with applications being received and […]

Minister McHugh announces opening of Calculated Grades Data Collection App for Schools

Minister McHugh announces opening of Calculated Grades Data Collection App for Schools   The Department of Education and Skills has today, Monday 8 June 2020, confirmed an online application system has gone live for schools to upload data for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades.   The data collection application has been created for schools to enter […]

Summer Programme Provision

There has been engagement with the Department of Education and Skills in relation to possible summer programme provision for disadvantaged students . A webinar/  information session will be arranged in the coming days so that schools who may wish to participate in such programmes can obtain further information. Details of the webinar will issue in […]

NAPD Membership Registration/Renewal 2020 2021

We are delighted to let you all know that the NAPD Membership Registration/Renewal is now open earlier that expected. This year we introduce our new way of paying for your Membership. Direct Debit. Yes. If you chose this way of paying we will issue you a Direct Debit Mandate which will be set up to […]

NAPD head congratulates Leaving Cert students, issues guidance on new grading system

The director of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD), Clive Byrne, has congratulated Leaving Certificate students receiving their results today. “On behalf of everyone at the NAPD, I would like to offer my congratulations to every student receiving their results this morning. Special commendation is due for the students who aimed for […]

In my opinion: Peace at last – but other goals to reach

Irish Independent Tuesday 5 September 2017 This year in particular, our education system has shown itself to be diverse and inclusive, as well as amenable and even eager to change. Coming from a fast-paced enterprise background, Education Minister Richard Bruton’s results-oriented approach to policy is shaking up the established order. Of course, his targets will […]