Entries by NABMSE Admin

Best Practice on How to Conduct a Board of Management Meeting

The following videos provide very useful information on how to conduct a Board of Management Meeting. Chapter 1 – Introduction – click here to view Chapter 2 – My Role as a Board Member – click here to view Chapter 3 – Composition of the Board of Management – click here to view Chapter 4 – Understanding […]

NABMSE meets Minister Foley and Minister Madigan to discuss special education issues

The Chairperson and General  Secretary of NABMSE met Minister Foley and Minister Madigan on Tuesday 21st July 2020 at the Department of Education and Skills. Among the issues discussed were: Return to school in September including: concerns regarding bus transport, school accomodation, funding for adequate PPE, substitution, cleaning, supports for school principals and requirements for […]

Webinar series ‘Learning from Home’ starts 31st March at 12 noon

Learning for All- A webinar series starting on Tuesday 31st March, from the Teaching Council and PDST to help support learning from home in these changing times. From the online to the offline, they hope to connect and share the enormous work of teachers and schools leaders nationwide. This series starts on Tuesday  31st March […]

Working from Home

Working from home can create challenges with regard to data protection. The attached link provides some advice about how to keep data safe at this time. Click on link: Working from Home  

School closure – NCSE online resources

In  in addition to the normal supports, the NCSE is providing online resources for children with Special Educational Needs who are at home as a result of the schools’ closure. The link below is to materials have been developed by Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. More resources will be added in the coming […]


NABMSE wishes to advise its members that during this Covid-19 period NABMSE continues to operate as normal each day from 9am-5pm to support its members. NABMSE is in constant contact with the Department of Education and Skills and will continue to update members as issues arise. The latest information from the Department of Education and […]

Information for schools on the Coronavirus

The Department of Education and Skills has updated information for schools, preschools and third level institutions on Covid-19; provided by the Department of Health and HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team. Public health doctors are available to liaise with schools and advise on precautions if staff and/or […]

Governance Manual for Boards of Management 2019-2023 published

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 […]