The Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, T.D. has asked the NCSE to advise on how best to educate students who currently enrol in special schools and classes. NCSE want to seek the views of parents, students, people with disabilities, educators and other educational partners and stakeholders on: How can we best move forward in […]
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The four year term of office for the current boards of management of all primary schools will come to an end on 30 November 2019 and the changeover to new Boards will take place from 1 December 2019. The Department of Education and Skills circular 057/2019 (published on 24 September 2019) informs primary school authorities that […]
Mary Immaculate College (MIC) will host this major international education conference exploring play and voice in education on 5 October 2019, at its Limerick Campus. Organised by a team from MIC, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and University College Cork (UCC), the event will focus on the potential for “play” and “voice” to revolutionise education settings […]
The Department of Education and Skills have issued a short online survey to schools on secretaries and caretakers employed by them and paid by grant funding. These surveys are being undertaken in response to a pay claim that has recently been tabled by FÓRSA. As is standard practice, the full current cost of this claim […]
On Tuesday 2nd July, the Chairperson and General Secretary of NABMSE met Mr. Joe McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills to discuss important issues for special education. Among the issues discussed were: School insurance Provision of school nurses Bus Escort training Staffing issues for special education Posts of responsibility Subject teachers for special schools Financial […]
The NABMSE Annual Conference & AGM will take place on the 10th and 11th October 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Registration for the NABMSE Annual Conference 2019 will open in September. More details will follow shortly.
IMPORTANT NOTICE – SAVE THE DATE NABMSE are organising Behaviour Support training in co-operation with IPPN and NAPD in three venues this September. This training will address and offer practical solutions to the professional, legal and ethical issues in relation to supporting pupils/students who have behaviours of concern. The training will be provided by […]
There are two new Circulars issued today and available on the Department Of Education and Skills website at the links below. https://www.education.ie/en/Circulars-and-Forms/Circulars-and-Forms/
The General Secretary of NABMSE, was on RTE News at One yesterday (10th June), to discuss the issue of increased costs of insurance for special school. This followed an article in the Irish Times on the same issue yesterday. To listen to the interview, please click link below: Interview on News at One
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. today announced a process for relevant bodies to apply to nominate suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill vacancies on the boards of local Education and Training Boards (ETBs). Read More
SEAI Energy Updates, May/June 2019 SEAI would like to thank the record number of schools that completed their energy monitoring and reporting (M&R) requirement for 2018. The data will be used to track the public sector’s progress towards its 33% energy efficiency target for 2020 and will be included in the next Annual Report […]
NABMSE appeared at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on Thursday, 30th May 2019 to consider the use of Reduced Timetables in schools. Committee proceedings can be viewed here. To view the press release click here.
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- Important NCSE Survey on the education of students currently being educated in special schools and classes. December 6, 2019
- Governance Manual for Boards of Management 2019-2023 published September 25, 2019
- Revolutionising education through play – Conference in MIC October 5th 2019 September 23, 2019
- Survey on school secretaries and caretakers paid by grant funding issued to schools July 11, 2019
- Behaviour Support Training for all schools July 4, 2019
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