NIPT Post Primary Assessment workshop has changed to Wed 22nd 2017

Please see NIPT tab under CPD courses

Friends for Life Application Form for Primary DEIS SSP Schools

Friends for Life DEIS Schools Application Form 225.3 KiB

Please complete and return to West Cork Education Centre to secure a place. Limited places available.

Substitute list has now been updated for Nov 2017

Please see substitute tab for full details

Resources required for Team Teaching Seminars

We would ask teachers to bring a copy of Circular 0013/2017 and the accompanying Guidelines to the Seminar.


Teachers’ Conferences in October

LAI – Literacy Association

5th – 6th October, Marino Institute of Education


FTA – French Teachers’ Association

6th – 7th October, UCC


PPMTA – Music Teachers’ Association

6th – 8th October, Mullingar Park Hotel


ATHE – Home Economics’ Teachers

13th – 14th October, Athlone Springs Hotel


HTAI – History Teachers’ Association

13th – 14th October, Brehon Hotel, Killarney


PEAI – PE Teachers’ Association

13th – 14th October, Portlaoise


ATS – Spanish Teachers’ Association

14th October, Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley


INOTE – English Teachers’ Association

14th October, Hotel Kilkenny


SCA – School Chaplains’ Association

20th – 21st October 2017, Radisson Blu Hotel, Limerick


TTA – Technoteachers Association

20th – 21st October 2017, Westgrove Hotel, Clane


ACT – CSPE Teachers

21st October, Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick


BSTAI – Business Studies Teachers’ Association

21st October, Lyrath Convention Centre, Kilkenny


Aistear Booklet links

Please click on links below for Aistear booklet which is in two halves

Substitute list has now been updated for Oct 2017

Please see Substitute tab for full details

LAI Conference Thurs-Fri Oct 5-6 in Marino Institute of Education

Calling all primary and post-primary teachers, students doing a Masters or Postgrad in literacy, PME students, local librarians etc., you are very welcome to this LAI conference!

It provides a great opportunity to network with others who share an interest in Literacy!

The DES allows leave of absence (without subcover) for teachers who wish to attend.

You can access details and purchase a ticket here:

 Student/Current NQT/Retired – Conference Fee: €25

Please note: If you cannot make the conference, but would like to renew your membership, you can do this at the above website too. For those who have not renewed, your membership expires on September 30th.

College departments, Principals or Board of Managements can obtain LAI institutional membership. It only costs 32 euro!!  See

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2017 LAI Conf Programme 443.9 KiB

LAI_Conference 2017 poster 402.1 KiB

Teachers’ Conferences in October

Please click on flyer below for full details 

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