Entries by NABMSE Admin

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 […]

Revolutionising education through play – Conference in MIC October 5th 2019

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 […]

NABMSE meet Minister McHugh to discuss important issues for special education

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 […]