Legal Update for Schools (Principals) with David Ruddy BL November 28th 7p.m.-9p.m.

Legal Update for Schools - Primary & Post Primary Principals

(1) Implications of the Admissions to Schools Act -Designation of schools to open special classes - Designation of schools to accept pupils -Registering pupils without interviewing parents or receiving reports from other schools.

(2) Student & Parent Charter -Implications for existing grievance procedures for parents & pupils

(3) The latest Case Law -Expulsions/Suspensions -Landmark case in relation to accommodating an SNA with serious disability; Disciplining a teacher

(4) GDPR Taking photographs in schools

David Ruddy BL is a former school principal and recent President of IPPN. He writes a legal diary for both the IPPN and NADP Leadership journals. David currently works with Mason Hayes Curran solicitors,education division as a training consultant for schools

Click on the link below to book your place. Please note this course is for Principals (Primary & Post Primary)

Minister Mc Hugh Officially Opens New Extension


Minister Joe Mc Hugh T.D., Minister for Education and Skills officially opened  Athlone Education Centre's new extension on September 26th 2019. The new extension consists of two new meeting rooms, a state of the art boardroom, additional office and storage space. Designed by Richard Rice of Healy Partners Architects in Limerick and bulit by Athlone building contractors, T. Murray & Sons, this extension has increased the Centre's capacity to cater for the 201 schools in its catchment area. Speaking at the official opening, Minister Mc Hugh highlighted the critical role that Education Centres play in helping to meet the new challenges in the education sector. 




Athlone Education Centre


Athlone Education Centre
Moydrum Road
Co. Westmeath



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