Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

NAPD Commenting on the reports today that the Department of Education has uncovered significant errors with the Leaving Certificate, Calculated Grades programme

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 […]

Statement from the Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and the Department of Education and Skills regarding Leaving Certificate 2020 Calculated Grades Process

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 […]

NAPD – Learning and Teaching Workshops 2020-2021

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 […]

Upcoming Region AGM’s

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 […]

Information notification from NAPD

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 […]

Face Coverings and Code of behaviour documents

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 […]