Department Circulars

Circular 0013/2022 Prescribed Material for the Leaving Certificate English Examination in 2024

11 March 2022

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Prescribed Material for the Leaving Certificate English Examination in 2024

Circular 0014/2022 Prescribed material for Junior Cycle English

11 March 2022

Department Circulars - 170kb PDF

(For the student cohorts commencing Junior Cycle in 2021, 2022 and 2023 and presenting for examination in 2024, 2025 and 2026)

Information Note SD 0003/2022 - Updated Covid-19 Guidance to Schools following the mid-term break 2022

24 February 2022

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This note is to inform schools of the new public health advice from 28th February
2022. It is understood that schools may need time in order to make any
adjustments depending on their own circumstances. It is not expected that any
work will be undertaken over the mid-term break.

Information Note TC 0003/2022 - COVID-19: Parental Leave Scheme

24 February 2022

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Arrangements for remainder of 2021/22 school year for Teachers and Special Needs Assistants employed in recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools

Circular 0008/2022 - New Public Holiday from 2022

22 February 2022

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The purpose of this circular is to advise managerial authorities of the Government decision to designate a new public holiday.

Circular 0002/2022

11 February 2022

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Graduate Certificate in the Education of Pupils on the Autism Spectrum (AS) for teachers working with Pupils on the AS in Special Schools, Special Classes or as Special Education Teachers in mainstream Primary and Post-Primary Schools, 2022/2023

Circular 0003/2022

11 February 2022

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Post-Graduate Diploma Programme of Continuing Professional Development for Special Education Teachers, 2022/2023

Information Note TC 0002/2022 - COVID-19: Changes to Special Leave with Pay from 7th February 2022 for Teachers and Special Needs Assistants employed in recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools

3 February 2022

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Information Note TC 0002/2022 - COVID-19: Changes to Special Leave with Pay from 7th February 2022 for Teachers and Special Needs Assistants employed in recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools

Circular 0001/2022 - Teacher Fee Refund Scheme 2021

1 February 2022

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The purpose of the Teacher Fee Refund Scheme is to provide funding to teachers towards the cost of course participation and examination fees on successful completion of professional development courses.

Information Note TC 0001/2022

18 January 2022

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COVID-19: Updated Working and Leave Arrangements from January 2022 for Teachers and Special Needs Assistants employed in recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools