Primary Panel Update on Teacher Allocations-28th May, 2013

The DES have issued a new panel update (28th May, 2013) in respect of primary school teachers for the school year, 2013/14. The relevant circular in relation to staffing arrangements is 0013/2013. Here is the latest panel summary list. The next panel update will be issued by the DES on the 5th June, 2013.

VECs-ESF Return Requirements and Deadline of 7th June,2013 for 2012 Claims

New circulars re the European Structural Fund for VECs: ESF Aided Operations-Adult Literacy-0020/2013 ESF Aided Operations Human Capital Investment Operational Programme 2007 – 2013-Information Booklet and Instructions for Beneficiaries-0021/2013 (Back to Education initiative (part time) and Youthreach) In order to finalise the above named expenditure returns and secure drawdown of ESF Aid, the following documentation should […]

Circular 25/2013-Requirement for Teachers to Register with the Teaching Council

The purpose of this Circular is to– Advise unregistered people who are employed in teaching posts in recognised schools and who have sufficient qualifications to be registered with the Teaching Council to APPLY IMMEDIATELY to the Council, as the registration process can take several months, Explain the employment consequences for qualified and unqualified people employed in […]

Panel Update at 14th May, 2013-Primary Schools Teacher Allocations and Redeployment Panels

The DES has issued an update on teacher allocations and redeployment panels on 14th May, 2013. The relevant circular is 13/2013 which set out the staffing arragnements for primary schools for the school year 2013/2013. Supplementary panels will be circulated at a later stage and will be used to fill remaining permanent vacancies that are […]

Cyberbullying-How to Take a Screenshot to Gather the Evidence of Social Media Bullying

Bullying on social media sites is all too common nowadays. The most recent tragic cases in Donegal  leading to the tragic suicide of a 13 year old girl, and subsequently her sister, shows the insidious and harmful nature of such bullying. Listening to Morning Ireland this morning on RTE Radio 1 I heard the advice […]