Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

Teaching Council announces measures to enhance supply of teachers for supervision and substitution as schools reopen

The Teaching Council is introducing a range of interventions to support teaching and school communities as they prepare for re-opening. The measures form part of the wider approach for the reopening of schools being co-ordinated by the Minister and Department of Education in consultation with all stakeholders in education. The measures being introduced by the […]

CleanRite

In addressing the return to school please see attached Risk analysis with validated references to help you make the correct decision for your school . Also attached a product that is currently on the approved list by the department of education  and proven to kill Corona and accredited against SarCov -2 which is alcohol free […]

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 […]