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Welcome to NABMSE

Welcome to the website of the National Association of Boards of Management in Special Education (NABMSE) – the management voice of Special Education in Ireland.

NABMSE is a representative and networking association which seeks to support Boards of Management of schools providing education for children with special needs in Ireland and is a recognised partner in the education process.

NABMSE has over 175 members from Special and Mainstream schools. An Executive Committee is elected by the members at its Annual General Meeting, normally held in October. It is responsible for the running of the organisation.

NABMSE liaises with the Department of Education and Skills and other government departments and agencies with responsibility for SEN Students such as the NCSE, NCCA, SESS and others. The association has nominees on the NCCA, NCSE, NCSE Consultative Forum and Teaching Council School Placement Working group among others.

Current Issues

  • Be Winter Ready!

    The Department of Education and Skills “Be Winter Ready” 2014-2015 Information Campaign launched on Thursday 13th November 2014. Read more.

  • Electricity Savings for School

    The Electricity Procurement for schools is still open. Closing date 31st Jan 2015. Read more

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