Garda Vetting – Statutory Requirement
The Vetting Act commences from today, Friday 29 April 2016. The DES has published circular ‘31/2016 - Commencement of Statutory Requirements for Garda Vetting’ and details the statutory requirements that will apply to schools from today. The circular provides guidance and advice on its implementation in schools.
Summer Works Scheme 2016/2017
Summer Works Scheme 2016/2017 details were published by the DES today (Thursday 28 April 2016). 135 primary schools have been approved funding to complete Category 1 & 2 projects (Gas Works & Electrical Works). Applications submitted under categories 3 to 10 are currently being assessed and a further announcement will issued by the DES.
Click here to view list of schools approved funding
Click here to view DES press release
NCSE Publish RT Allocations for 2016/2017
Deputy Principals Conference - Keynote Speakers
Book your place now for Annual Deputy Principals' Conference which will take place at Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th May 2016.
Leading speakers will address the theme ‘Proclaiming Leadership – Evolving the Role of the Deputy Principal ’. This year the keynote speakers include:
Garda Vetting – New Procedures
Pending formal confirmation, the processing of vetting disclosures will transfer to the National Vetting Bureau on 29th April 2016. All applications will be processed online from this date.