Irish Independent Thursday 8th February 2018 A new internet resource for Second and Third Year SPHE classes aims to empower teens to deal with the ‘sextortion’ threat, writes Katherine Donnelly. A recent survey of Irish second-level students showing that one in three Sixth Year pupils have sent a sexually explicit image is a wake-up call […]
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Irish Times Monday 5th February 2018 School heads propose changing exam dates to tackle crisis in recruiting examiners. School principals have proposed moving the Leaving Cert oral exams to the Easter holiday period to ease acute pressure on recruiting examiners for key subjects. Read More: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/principals-call-for-leaving-cert-oral-exams-to-be-moved-1.3379724
Commenting on the results of the findings, gathered as part of the Irish Life Health’s 2017 school fitness challenge survey, Clive Byrne, Director of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals, said: “It is absolutely vital that we recognise the importance of students’ physical health, particularly during exam years when stress levels will rise […]
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Irish Examiner – Wednesday 10th January 2018 Funding for post-Leaving Certificate courses will depend on their ability to match the staffing needs of local employers, under proposed new regulation of the sector. Read More…..
An average of 33,000 students per year enrolled in a PLC course between 2011 and 2015, according to ESRI and SOLAS reports; 62% of the students surveyed received achieved 200-400 points in their Leaving Certificate picked a PLC course as their first choice; However, high quality of PLC education is at risk due to continued […]
Please find the links below for the reference documents at the end of the article “How do schools work?” Pages 54-55 Deputy Principal Role Intro Deputy Principal Role 1 Deputy Principal Role 2 Deputy Principal Role 3
RTE News, Education Tuesday 12th December 2017 Schools are being forced to raise funds to build sports halls and only half of all secondary schools have a gym, according to secondary school principals.They say they are concerned that not all schools will be able to offer Physical Education as a Leaving Certificate subject as a […]
Irish Examiner Tuesday 13th December 2017 Teachers, equipment, and other resources are needed if physical education is to be a realistic Leaving Certificate subject choice in all schools, principals have warned. The message follows this week’s announcement by Education Minister Richard Bruton that the new PE subject will be available as an option in more […]
Irish Independent Wednesday 13th December 2017 Many schools don’t have the gym facilities or equipment to offer the new Leaving Certificate subject in physical education (PE), principals have warned. The Government will have to provide funding to ensure equitable access to the subject for all pupils, according to National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals […]
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The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals is the professional association for second level school leaders in Ireland.
- NAPD Annual Conference 2019 – Registration Now Open!! 8th April 2019
- NAPD R Pre-Retirement Seminar Monday 8th April 2019 2nd April 2019
- Introducing StudentLife Careers , a new initiative available to teachers and students with the support of the National Association of Principals & Deputy Principals (NAPD) 2nd April 2019