Home Tuition Scheme 2013 /2014 – Special Education component-Circular 0006/2013

The Home Tuition Scheme provides for tuition in the home for children who are unable to attend school due to a significant medical condition. The scheme is also available for children with special needs who are unable to attend school due to the non-availability of school placements. In addition children with autism of a pre-school […]

Westmeath VEC Not Negligent-School Boy Loses Case Over Injuries on School Trip to Knock

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 […]