Leader – Quarterly Issue December 2017 – Reference documents to an Article

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

Recruitment of Post-primary inspectors

Recruitment of Post-primary Inspectors of Construction Studies, English, Home Economics, Religious Education, and Special Education

The Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills will be recruiting post-primary inspectors in the above subjects shortly. If you are interested in any of these positions, you can register your interest by registering with the Public Appointments Service  on www.publicjobs.ie where full details of the positions will be available.

Leaving Cert. Points Statistics 2017

To view the Points Statistics for various ranges of points…

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NAPD Membership 2017-2018

Renew your NAPD Membership 2017-2018 Today!

Membership will commence 1st September 2017 until 31st August 2018

Apply today for your NAPD Membership and you will enjoy the benefits immediately:

  • A Free copy of the NAPD Leader Quarterly
  • Eligibility to sign up for the Annual Conference
  • Attendance at other activities at regional and national level
  • Ongoing communications via text and email
  • Access to our new website

Learning & Teaching Workshops 2017 – 2018

Dates Change – Graham Powell’s October workshops have moved to January 2018.  His series of 3 workshops will now take place in November, January and March – see attached updated schedule.

In addition, Graham will present an introductory workshop at the Killarney Conference on Friday 20 October, titled “Getting Learning & Teaching to the top of your school’s agenda – success stories from Irish schools”

Registration is now under way for the 2017 / 2018 NAPD Learning & Teaching Workshops presented   by Mike Hughes and Graham Powell.

Please Click Here For Full Details

NCCA opens consultation on Leaving Cert. Computer Science

The NCCA has begun a consultation process on the new draft Leaving Cert. Computer Science specification.

The new subject will be introduced on a phased basis in September 2018 with the first exam in June 2020.  It is proposed that 30% of the marks will go to a computing project done in school.

For full details of the consultation process and draft specification click here 

Leader Bulletin – August 2017

Click HERE to Download The NAPD Leader Bulletin for August 2017.