Circular letter 0060/2013

Read the circular here: 0059/2013

The purpose of this circular is to set out the arrangements for access to the supplementary redeployment panels for the 2014/15 school year for eligible registered primary teachers in fixed-term/temporary positions (this includes substitute positions) and part-time positions in recognised primary schools.

Read the circular here: 0057/2013

The Department wishes to advise the management authorities of Post Primary schools that with effect from the current school year, 2013/2014, the practice of  providing Computer Studies Certificates to schools for issue to their pupils is being discontinued.

Circular 0056/2013

The practice of providing blank Transition Year Certificates to schools for issue to their Transition Year pupils is being discontinued.

Circular 0055/2013

A joint project undertaken by the Health and Safety Authority and Kilkenny Education Centre has led to the publication of “Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Primary Schools“.


You can download the very useful booklet here.

This scheme applies to teachers, special needs assistants, clerical officers, caretakers and child care workers paid on payrolls operated by the Department of Education and Skills as paymaster.


Download/read circular 0053/2013 here.

More information about the Travel Pass Scheme can be found here.

New circular-49/2013- re Public Service Stability Agreement 2013 – 2016 (Haddington Road Agreement) and the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2013.


Download here.

Circular 46/2013-Download here re allocations to schools for books.


Filed under School Finances, Schools #


The DES have published a new circular today, 0045/2013, dealing with bullying in schools.


Download the New Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools-Circular 0045/2013 here.