Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

NAPD sets the scene for school reopening as Covid Committee hears from Ireland’s secondary school leaders

NAPD sets the scene for school reopening as Covid Committee hears from Ireland’s secondary school leaders A full return to school in late August-September described by school leaders as “best outcome”, provided it is safe to do so for all students and staff. The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) to present to […]

Teaching Transforms – Teacher Supply Newsletter

A chara,   As part of our commitment to communicate regularly with all of our stakeholders, I am pleased to now send you the link to our second Teacher Supply newsletter.  The newsletter can be found on our landing page; www.gov.ie/teachingtransforms or by clicking here.   As part of our ongoing campaign to promote the […]

NAPD welcomes the appointment of new Minister for Education, Norma Foley, but describes challenges now facing post-primary education as the ‘most pressing in the State’s history’

NAPD welcomes the appointment of new Minister for Education, Norma Foley, but describes challenges now facing post-primary education as the ‘most pressing in the State’s history’ NAPD has called on the new Minister to adequately resource secondary schools to enable their reopening in September and use the lessons learned from Covid-19 to advance Senior Cycle […]

International Protection Applicants in Accommodation Centres

For schools who have had difficulty making contact with pupils residing in accommodation centre for international protection applicants (direct provision) centres   The Department of Education and Skills has been engaging with the Department of Justice and Equality and Tusla Education Support service to ensure that school pupils residing in accommodation centres are supported during […]

25, May, 2020 – Minister McHugh announces online registration for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades opens on Tuesday 26 May

All Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied students should register now on gov.ie/leavingcertificate The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD today (Monday 25 May 2020) announced that the new online Calculated Grades Student Portal will open for registration to Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied students tomorrow Tuesday 26 May. All Leaving Certificate […]

21 May, 2020 – Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD announces publication of guidance for schools on Calculated Grades

Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has today (21 May 2020) announced the publication of detailed guidance on the new system of Calculated Grades for this year’s Leaving Certificate. The document is being sent to all post-primary schools today, to provide teachers and principals with information on the process of estimating marks for […]

Placement Tutor 2020 – Department of Education at Maynooth University

Placement Tutor 2020 Job Specification Introduction: The Department of Education at Maynooth University is a dynamic department with an extensive range of teaching and research activities. It has a full-time academic staff of fifteen lecturers and a large part-time staff. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to more than 900 students, ranging from undergraduate to […]

Department of Education and Skills’ statement on stakeholder engagement in relation to the State Examinations

13 May 2020 – Department of Education and Skills’ statement on stakeholder engagement in relation to the State Examinations   The Department of Education and Skills today (Wednesday 13 May 2020) hosted a seventh meeting with a range of stakeholders as part of planning in relation to the State Examinations during the Covid-19 response. The […]