Monthly Archives: January 2016

  1. School-leaving age to rise in drive to boost skills

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    January 31, 2016 by johnston00

    Plans for 50,000 apprenticeships and new trainees in next four years The age at which children can legally leave school …
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  2. Timetable for State Examinations 2016

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    January 27, 2016 by johnston00

    Links to both timetables: Timetable for Junior Certificate Timetable for Leaving Certificate

  3. Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection Report on the Role of the Special Needs Assistant January 2016

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    January 27, 2016 by johnston00

    Chair’s Foreword The Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act is based on the principle that children with special …
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  4. APPROVED ALLOCATION OF TEACHING POSTS IN VOLUNTARY SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2016/17 SCHOOL YEAR

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    January 21, 2016 by johnston00

    Each school management authority is required to organise its curriculum, teaching timetable, subject options and guidance provision having regard to …
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  5. Schools to ban drinks industry material

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    January 20, 2016 by johnston00

    Minister asks schools to ignore teaching resources from alcohol industry All schools are to receive a directive from the Department …
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  6. Important deadlines and events this week

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    January 20, 2016 by johnston00

      Today is the first deadline for CAO 2016, the last day an applicant can avail of the discounted application …
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  7. Colleges may raise maths requirement due to high drop-out rates

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    January 17, 2016 by johnston00

    As many as 80% of students in some courses failing to progress beyond first year A number of third-level institutions …
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