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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 200 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.

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Latest News

SEAI Energy updates March/April

Energy in Education Stakeholder Communications for members Spring…

Additional safeguards for child protection in schools with the introduction of specialised child protection inspections.

“The new inspections are an important way of promoting improvement…

School Guidelines and Application forms for 2019/20

Applications for Resources NCSE Guidelines for 2019/20 Allocations…

NABMSE represents special education at Primary Education Forum today

NABMSE represented special education at the meeting of the Primary…

Minister McHugh announces €29m Minor Works Grant for Primary Schools

All primary schools will receive a flat rate Minor Works Grant…

School Guidelines and Application forms for 2019/20

Applications for Resources NCSE Guidelines for 2019/20 Allocations…

NABMSE represents special education at Primary Education Forum today

NABMSE represented special education at the meeting of the Primary…

Minister McHugh announces €29m Minor Works Grant for Primary Schools

All primary schools will receive a flat rate Minor Works Grant…

Changes to Career Break Scheme for Teachers 2018/2019

Schools may now employ teachers who are on a Career Break to…