Irish Examiner Online – Wednesday 30th September 2020 School principals demand answers on botched Leaving Cert results School principals have called on the Department of Education to clarify the exact extent and consequences of the errors uncovered in this year’s Leaving Cert calculated grades. Read More………
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Irish Independent Online – Wednesday 30th September 2020 Errors found in Leaving Cert calculated grades system ERRORS have been discovered with the Leaving Certificate calculated grades system with Minister for Education Norma Foley to make a significant announcement later on Wednesday, Independent.ie has learned. Read More………
RTE News Wednesday 30th September Leaving Cert downgrade costs Dublin teenager a place in Medicine Identical twins Aaron and Conor Daly from Rathcoole in Co Dublin had identical ambitions to study medicine. They were both awarded the exact same calculated grades by their school, the maximum 625 points. Read More……..
Commenting on the reports today that the Department of Education has uncovered significant errors with the Leaving Certificate, Calculated Grades programme, Clive Byrne, Director, NAPD said: “The NAPD awaits further information on the detail of the errors uncovered by the Department of Education in the Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades programme. “This system was implemented due […]
Press release 30 September, 2020 Statement from the Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and the Department of Education and Skills regarding Leaving Certificate 2020 Calculated Grades Process The Department of Education and Skills has found two errors in the Leaving Certificate 2020 Calculated Grades process which mean that incorrect grades were issued […]
Given difficulties around Covid-19, NAPD has decided that it won’t be possible to offer Learning & Teaching face-to-face workshops by Mike Hughes and Graham Powell in this academic year. From conversations to date with Principals, Deputies and teachers it would seem that there are two schools of thought: Teachers will want professional engagement with […]
Deputies, I hope you are not finding your first few weeks in your new position too stressful in this most difficult year. As you may be aware NAPD (National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals) organises group mentoring for newly appointed deputies every year. In previous years the format consisted of a plenary session at […]
Upcoming Regional Annual General Meetings Region 1 Meeting, Thursday 1st October 6pm Meeting ID: 857 3766 8528 Passcode: 124136 Region 2 Thursday 24th September 2020. 9pm, meeting details: https://meet.google.com/pbr-dabp-tjr Region 3 Details to follow Region 4 Tuesday, 22nd September 2020. 4:30pm Zoom Details: Meeting ID: 835 4412 7472 Passcode: 9ujFaV NAPD Region 4 – AGM […]
Following coverage in the media and on social media regarding the involvement of the Inspectorate in COVID Compliance Inspections in the schools, I would like to clarify the situation. NAPD, the 3 Management Bodies, the 2 Teacher Unions, the National Parents Council, the Irish Second Level Students Union and the Ombudsman for Children attended a […]
Clarification on the use of face coverings in Post Primary schools All documents below to download. Wearing a face covering or mask does not negate the need to stay at home if symptomatic. Wearing of face coverings – a requirement Staff and students, at post-primary level, are required to wear a face covering. The exemptions […]
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- Webinar Event – Tuesday 1st December 7pm – COVID 19 and Schools 30th November 2020
- Maintaining Connectedness and the Wellbeing of School Leaders – Monday 30th November 2020 at 7pm 23rd November 2020
- JCT Leadership Team Webinar Wednesday 25th November 2020 20th November 2020