Board of Management’s Decision to Demote Principal and Appoint New One Quashed by the High Court

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 […]

12th June, 2013-Update on Teacher Allocations and Redeployment Panels at Primary Level for 2013/14

The DES have today, 12th June, 2013, released their latest update on teacher allocations and redeployment panels at primary level. Read the 12th June, 2013 update here. Check out the supplementary panels list here. Check out the main redeployment panels summary list here. The next update will be issued on 19th June, 2013.

Standardised Testing in Primary Schools-Returns for 2012/2013

The Department of Education and Skills have issued a letter to Boards of Management  Principals, and Teachers in Primary schools in relation to standardised testing and returns for 2012/2013. These returns must be returned online on or before 28th June, 2013. Read the DES letter here. The relevant circulars are 18/2012-Standardised Testing in Primary Schools and  56/2011-National […]