Covid-19 Updates

Latest Updates from NAPD

Inspectorate research September-December 2020

Inspectorate research September-December 2020 Dear Partner, First…

NAPD VIRTUAL AGM

Topic                      (NAPD) National Association…

Letter from the Department of Education and Skills - COVID 19

Colleagues A reassuring letter from the DES for your information,…

The Connaught Telegraph Online - School principals seek clarification on Leaving Cert errors

Wednesday 30th September 2020 School principals seek clarification…

Extra.ie Association of school principals demands clarity on ‘exact consequences’ of Leaving Cert errors

Wednesday, 30th September 2020 Association of school principals…

Irish Examiner Online - School principals demand answers on botched Leaving Cert results

Irish Examiner Online - Wednesday 30th September 2020 School…

Irish Independent Online - Errors found in Leaving Cert calculated grades system

Irish Independent Online - Wednesday 30th September 2020 Errors…

RTE.ie Coverage - Leaving Cert downgrade costs Dublin teenager a place in Medicine

RTE News Wednesday 30th September Leaving Cert downgrade costs…

NAPD – Learning and Teaching Workshops 2020-2021

Given difficulties around Covid-19, NAPD has decided that it…

Newly Appointed Deputy Principals Mentor Zoom Meeting

Deputies, I hope you are not finding your first few weeks…

Upcoming Region AGM's

Upcoming Regional Annual General Meetings Region 1 Meeting,…

Information notification from NAPD

Following coverage in the media and on social media regarding…

Face Coverings and Code of behaviour documents

Clarification on the use of face coverings in Post Primary schools All…

What's New for IT in Education - Online Event Series

We’re pleased to share some upcoming online events and new…

Welcoming Foreign Language Assistants Protocol

As you may know the Department administers a Foreign Language…

Principals congratulate Leaving Cert students on results and begin focus on class of 2021

Comment from Clive Byrne, director of the National Association…

Junior Cycle Guidance Related Learning Resources

NCGE have developed and have just 'released!' a suite of 18 lessons…

National Parents Council Post Primary Leaving Certificate Helpline 2020

1800-265-165 The NPCPP Leaving Cert Exam Helpline 2020 number,…

Supporting the wellbeing of School Communities - Documents Attached

The Department’s Wellbeing Office has updated the Guidance…

Teaching Council announces measures to enhance supply of teachers for supervision and substitution as schools reopen

The Teaching Council is introducing a range of interventions…

Publication: Training for Reopening of Schools

Training for reopening schools From Department of Education…

CleanRite

In addressing the return to school please see attached Risk analysis…

NAPD sets the scene for school reopening as Covid Committee hears from Ireland’s secondary school leaders

NAPD sets the scene for school reopening as Covid Committee hears…

Teaching Transforms - Teacher Supply Newsletter

A chara,   As part of our commitment to communicate…

Minister McHugh announces opening of Calculated Grades Data Collection App for Schools

Minister McHugh announces opening of Calculated Grades Data Collection…

Summer Programme Provision

There has been engagement with the Department of Education and…

International Protection Applicants in Accommodation Centres

For schools who have had difficulty making contact with pupils…

RTE This Week's Interview with Clive Byrne

RTE Radio 1 - This Week A look at events making the news in…

New Frequently Asked Questions on Calculated Grades

Please note additional Frequently Asked Questions have been posted…

NAPD response to cancellation of Leaving Certificate examinations – 08 May, 2020

NAPD response to cancellation of Leaving Certificate examinations…

Supporting Documents following Ministers Announcement

A series of documents are being published to support this announcement,…

Minister announces postponement of 2020 Leaving Certificate examinations

Statement 08 May, 2020   Minister announces postponement…

Class of 2020 I.G.C. and NAPD

A Member Resource, a presentation from I.G.C and NAPD htt…

Laptop Provision

  CENTRALISED PROVISIONING OF LAPTOP DEVICES FOR SCHOOLS  COVID-19…

NAPD welcomes the revised Junior Certificate arrangements announced by the Department of Education – 29 April, 2020

NAPD welcomes the revised Junior Certificate arrangements announced…

29 April, 2020 - Minister McHugh announces revised arrangements for Junior Cycle 2020

All third year Junior Cycle students to be awarded certificates…

Letter to Members

Dear Members   I hope this bulletin finds you safe…

Talks Offered from THC Consult

4 Talks set up for 4 consecutive Wednesdays, 4-5pm,  29th…

Guidelines on making school facilities available to State bodies during the COVID-19 pandemic

Guidelines on making school facilities available to State bodies…

DreamSpace HomeSpace: for secondary school students learning remotely at home

Dear Principal/Deputy Principal We hope that you and your…

Response to announcement on state examinations

  Response to announcement on state examinations   Association…

NSAI Guidance Document

NSAI Guidance Document   nsai_-_covid-19_workplac…

Nationwide call for schools to donate stock of personal protective equipment to HSE

03 April 2020 Nationwide call for schools to donate stock…

A Message from CSL - Centre for School Leadership

Getting Perspective in Challenging Times    Thank You to School…

SNA Allocations

Notification to School Management Authorities Deferral to 2021/22…

Study Skills while working at Home

Colleagues this is a useful set of slides for students working…

Protecting Yourself when Home Working during COVID-19 - NEW eLearning course just launched

  The unprecedented situation that COVID-19 has created…

Minister McHugh announces deferral of new allocation model for Special Needs Assistants

Minister McHugh announces deferral of new allocation model for…

How business can help with supplies and services to respond to COVID-19

What it is Since COVID-19 arrived in Ireland, businesses have…

Coronavirus Content Unlocked - Legal Island

We understand that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak…

Information Notice on Administration Issues to all schools

Colleagues Please see attached notice to inform and advise…

jumpAgrade

jumpAgrade - Online Exam Preparation Courses - Register Interest  jumpAgrade…

Resources for Supporting Children with Additional Needs during the COVID-19 Closure Period

Dear colleagues, Over the last week, our colleagues at UCC reached…

#Flags4Frontline

Across the country, children are coming to a new realisation…

Microsoft - To the Irish Education community,

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people around the world. …

Microsoft Ireland Remote Learning and Learning Continuity Home

To help make the transition to distance learning for schools…

Google - Helping schools stay connected in response to Coronavirus

As many educational institutions are facing or…

Schools in Italy in COVID 19

SCHOOLS IN ITALY IN COVID19 TIME.  Covid19 in Italy shocked…

School Meals Programme Guidance Programme

Please find attached an updated version of the School Meals Programme…

Essential Services List

Covid-19 – Provision of Essential Services Guidance for…

Some practical welfare guidance when working from home

Working remotely can provide great opportunities for school…

Letter from Secretary General of Department of Education and Skills

A letter to principals and teachers from the Secretary-General…

Remote Teaching

Remote Learning Documents from Microsoft We have also attached…

Distance Learning - Studyclix

My name is Luke Saunders. I am a teacher and founder of Studyclix.ie Lots…

Allianz Insurance School Support Teams – COVID-19 Update

In light of the recent Government announcement on COVID-19 and…

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Briefing

Please see  resources which were presented at a meeting in Roinn…