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COMHAR: Middle Leadership Programme for Primary & Post Primary Schools Closing Date for Applications October 1st

Comhar is a professional development programme for Assistant Principals I and Assistant Principals II in both primary and post-primary schools. The purpose of the Comhar programme is to develop the leadership skills of Assistant Principals to enhance their efficacy so they can effectively occupy positions of strategic importance in their schools. 

Applications for the programme will take place via the PDST website at https://pdst.ie/onlinebooking. Insert Comhar into the "Keyword" Bar and this will take you directly to the booking system for COMHAR.
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BLAST Logo Competition


  •    The Minister of Education has announced a competition to select a design for a logo to represent BLAST Bringing Live Arts to Students and Teachers –a new initiative which will enable up to 400 new arts in education residencies in schools each year.The winning design will be adapted by a professional design team and used by the Department of Education and by schools when they are publicising BLAST.
  •    Closing date for receipt of entries is 30 September 2021 and late entries cannot be accepted.

Click HERE for further details of this competition. 

Tionscnamh Cónaitheachta na nEalaíon san Oideachas i mBunscoileanna agus Iar-Bhunscoileanna. Is é an 30 Meán Fómhair 2021 an dáta deiridh chun iarratais a fháil.

D'fhorbair an Roinn Oideachais Clár Cónaitheachta nua nuálach Ealaíon-san-OideachasBLAST in 2021. Cumasóidh sé suas le 400 Cónaitheacht Ealaíon-san-Oideachas nua i scoileanna gach bliain.

Tá sé mar aidhm ag an tionscnamh seo tacú le comhtháthú na bprionsabal agus na bpríomhscileanna a leagtar amach in Cairt na nEalaíon san Oideachas agus sa Chlár Éire Ildánach (2017-2022), Colún 1 Óige Ildánach.


Cliceáil anseo le haghaidh níos mó eolais. 

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BLAST Registered Artists 2021-2022
Name Surname Art Form Hyperlink to view portfolio
Catherine Sheridan (SImons) Drama/Theatre  
Louise Shine Printmaking/Film/Installation https://loushineart.weebly.com/
Tom Meskell Visual Arts www.tommeskell.com
Jayne Horan Music/Voice/Choral/Piano https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayne-horan-4397b315a/
Martina  Coyle multidisciplinary visual artist Martina Coyle (sprawlmartina.blogspot.com)
Catherine  Donnelly Dance https://www.danceireland.ie/members/directory/catherine-donnelly/
Emma  King Multimedia Artist / Ceramics https://www.linkedin.com/in/emma-king-572361b1
Robbie Perry Music https://www.linkedin.com/in/robbie-perry-96828a19/


The ESCI (Education Support Centres Ireland) website pulls in courses from Education Centres all over the country allowing you view all courses taking place nationwide.

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