Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Briefing

Please see  resources which were presented at a meeting in Roinn an Taoisigh yesterday You may find them useful in any communications you have with parents or students. The graphic is particularly powerful. The thrust of the closure is to slow down the spread of the disease to enable our health service to work. Feel […]

Clive Byrne Interview with Matt Cooper – TodayFM

The Last word with Matt Cooper – TodayFM On Ireland’s most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you’ll never want to miss a Word.   Clive Byrne […]

Warning over ‘emergency’ shortage of secondary school principals – Irish Times Online

Warning over ‘emergency’ shortage of secondary school principals – Irish Times Less than a third say they will remain in a school leadership role in five years’ time Tue, Mar 10, 2020, 06:00 Carl O’Brien Education Editor The next “emergency” in education will be a shortage of secondary principals due to the growing burden on school […]

Less than one in three secondary school leaders predict they’ll still be in a leadership role in five years’ time

Less than one in three secondary school leaders predict they’ll still be in a leadership role in five years’ time Research published in advance of NAPD symposium on principal wellbeing, workload, and work-life balance at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin on Tuesday, 10 March School leaders’ wellbeing increases every year until they have been in […]

DES – Revised information for schools, pre-schools and third level institutions on the Coronavirus

The Department of Education and Skills has updated information for schools, preschools and third level institutions on Covid-19; provided by the Department of Health and HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team. Public health doctors are available to liaise with schools and advise on precautions if staff and/or […]