IPPN Membership Renewal Project is now in progress, your membership form will be sent out to you in the coming weeks, please update your information and return to the IPPN National Support Office before September 30th.
IPPN provides principals and deputy principals with essential tailor-made services and supports - including professional guidance, collegial support, CPD and web-based services such as ippn.ie, TextaParent, EducationPosts and the IPPN Dashboard - which are continually adapted to meet your changing needs.
As the professional body for school leaders, IPPN relies on the support and commitment of members in order to be able to continue to provide supports and services and to represent them effectively.
Professional Briefing Day 2016
The day will bring together speakers from key education agencies with up-to-date information.
The Professional Briefing Day will take place on:
Date: Tuesday, September 6th
Venue: Citywest Hotel
24 June 2016 - Redeployment Panel Update
Please note that this will be the LAST update to be published on the website in relation to the 2016/17 redeployment process.
Department Circular 0007/2016 was published in January 2016 which sets out the staffing arrangements for primary schools for the 2016/17 school year. At this stage, the teacher allocation process is largely finalised for most schools.
The main panels are currently clear in all areas.
Allocations of Special Needs Assistants to Schools for 2016/17
The National Council for Special Education has published the SNA Allocations to Schools for September 2016/17
Click here to view the Published SNA Allocations
The DES has also announced that they will proceed with a comprehensive assessment of the SNA Scheme, to be carried out by the National Council for Special Education. They have stated that the aim of this process will be to provide better outcomes for students with special educational needs and to ensure that we are making the best form of additional investment for children with special needs.
Click here to view the Department of Education and Skills press release