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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 […]

NAPD Membership 2017-2018

Renew your NAPD Membership 2017-2018 Today! Membership will commence 1st September 2017 until 31st August 2018 Apply today for your NAPD Membership and you will enjoy the benefits immediately: A Free copy of the NAPD Leader Quarterly Eligibility to sign up for the Annual Conference Attendance at other activities at regional and national level Ongoing […]

Learning & Teaching Workshops 2017 – 2018

Dates Change – Graham Powell’s October workshops have moved to January 2018.  His series of 3 workshops will now take place in November, January and March – see attached updated schedule. In addition, Graham will present an introductory workshop at the Killarney Conference on Friday 20 October, titled “Getting Learning & Teaching to the top of your school’s agenda – […]

NCCA opens consultation on Leaving Cert. Computer Science

The NCCA has begun a consultation process on the new draft Leaving Cert. Computer Science specification. The new subject will be introduced on a phased basis in September 2018 with the first exam in June 2020.  It is proposed that 30% of the marks will go to a computing project done in school. For full […]