Extension of deadline to populate POD
The DES announced on Thursday 26 March that the deadline for schools to populate POD has been extended to 30 April 2015.
Deputy Principals' Conference 2015
- Daring to Lead
May 28th & 29th, Citywest Hotel, Dublin
This two day event is tailored made to meet the CPD & networking needs of Deputy Principals. With a full complement of seminars to chose from, thematic Keynote inputs from top speakers, a dedicated Expo & refreshment hall along with Dinner & entertainment, this event is a must on the education calendar for DPs.
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27 March - Redeployment Panel
The main redeployment panels will be circulated to panel operators today, Friday 27 March. There are approximately 250 teachers on the 2015/2016 redeployment panels.
The DES intends to issue the next panel update on Monday 30 March and will include a summary list for each of the individual redeployment panels.
RT Hours for students with Down Syndrome
The DES has announced an interim scheme of provision for pupils with Down Syndrome who are not currently supported in a mainstream class setting under LITH allocations.
The closing date for submission of applications for RT hours for students with Down Syndrome who do not qualify under current LITH categories is Friday 17 April.
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IPPN Absences & Leave Resource Bundle
IPPN has developed a detailed teacher absences resource bundle. This interactive guide provides an up-to-date reference source of all DES approved leave types. The resource bundle provides a brief synopsis of the relevant circular, whether or not the leave type is substitutable and guidelines on how to log the leave type on OLCS. Click here to view new resource bundle