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.
The Primary Grant Calendar for the 2013/14 school year can be downloaded here. Primary Grant Calendar 2013/14
The decision of the Board of Management of St. Joseph’s National School in Valleymount, Wicklow to demote its principal and appoint a new one has been overturned by the High Court. The Principal, Nora Kelly, who has 32 years’ service as teacher and has been principal of St. Josephs since 2007, firstly appealed the decision […]
Something that concerns school Boards of Management and VECs is the question of their “duty of care”. How great is this duty of care?, to whom is the duty owed?, etc. An interesting case in this connection is reported in the Irish Times yesterday involving a school boy who brought a High Court action against […]
Montessori Teacher in Kildare awarded 32,500 euros by Employment Appeals Tribunal for Unfair Dismissal Montessori school in Kildare-Board of Trustees runs the school-Principal asked RD to go on board-Principal went on administrative leave in 2010-Vice Principal took over Principal’s class-Board asked Vice Principal for report on each child-Principal unhappy with this report-felt Vice Principal was […]
Primary schools panels update, 28th June, 2013. The DES have released the latest update in relation to the redeployment panels in the primary school sector. You can access it here. Next update is expected in late August, 2013.
The DES amended appendix C of circular 13/2013 on or around the 19th June, 2013. Take a look at circular 13/2013 and the FAQ below. You can learn more here.
The DES have today (5th June, 2013) issued their latest update on teacher allocations and redeployment panels at primary level for 2013/14 school year. Click here to read the update as at 5th June, 2013. Click here to see the supplementary panels list. Main redeployment panels summary list. The next update will be issued by […]
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 […]
Redeployment Arrangements at Primary Level for Surplus Permanent & CID Holding Teachers-April, 30th, 2013 See also 13/2013 and FAQ.