Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

NAPD response to cancellation of Leaving Certificate examinations – 08 May, 2020

NAPD response to cancellation of Leaving Certificate examinations – 08 May, 2020 The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) has responded to news of the Department of Education’s decision to cancel this year’s Leaving Certificate Examinations, with all students set to receive ‘calculated grades’. According to Clive Byrne, Director of the NAPD: “We recognise that […]

Supporting Documents following Ministers Announcement

A series of documents are being published to support this announcement, please see attached: A Guide to Calculated Grades for Leaving Certificate Students May 2020 Challenges of Organising Examinations with Social Distancing Requirement Wellbeing of Leaving Certificate Students: Factors for Consideration NEPS May 2020 A Guide to Calculated Grades for Leaving Certificate Students 2020 Challenges […]

Laptop Provision

  CENTRALISED PROVISIONING OF LAPTOP DEVICES FOR SCHOOLS  COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE COVID-19 restrictions are requiring many thousands of students to study remotely at this time. With most of the global education and workforce population also operating remotely, this is placing unprecedented demand on laptop supply chains globally. In order to ameliorate this laptop supply situation for […]

NAPD welcomes the revised Junior Certificate arrangements announced by the Department of Education – 29 April, 2020

NAPD welcomes the revised Junior Certificate arrangements announced by the Department of Education – 29 April, 2020 The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) has responded to news of the Department of Education’s announcement this afternoon in relation to providing schools with greater freedom to decide whether to run school-based assessments for Junior Cycle students […]