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Invitation to all Parents to attend

Spring Education Seminar
“The Challenge of Change”

Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise

10.15am to 1.30pm, Saturday 29th March 2014,

Junior Cycle – Implementation 2014
The NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) will present the current position in relation to the latest developments and plans for the introduction of the reformed Junior Cycle Programme leading to the Junior Cycle Student Award (JCSA).The key aspects of the changes will focus on issues including;

  • Rationale and overview of the Framework for Junior Cycle.
  • Areas of change; Assessment, Certification and Moderation.
  • Roll out of Change – what this will mean for the student and parent?
Parents will be invited to take part in Q and A.

Digital learning in our schools
Mr Donncha Ó Treasaigh, Principal of Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, held the role as Chairperson of the National Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) Region 6 area and was asked by the Department of Education & Skills to launch the ICT Strategy last December. His presentation and sharing of his experience will explore a range of issues including;
  • The concept of teaching and learning with technology in the classroom – why it is important for parents to know
  • Effective and Proper Planning of ICT integration and the whole-school approach,
  • What does it mean for parents?
Parents will be invited to take part in the Q and A.

SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) will also be in attendance at this seminar to provide parents with current information for 3rd Level Grant applications and deal with queries.

Tea/Coffee from 09.30am          Refreshments served at 1.30pm

This event is sponsored by NPCpp. Please register in advance at




Pesentations and Notes 

The National Parents' Council
Post Primary

Annual Education Conference 2013

“Parents; Your role in these Changing Times”

Can be found Here.









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