The Education Secretariat supports Catholic schools, parents and parishes in the Archdiocese of Dublin.

Current Issues

Main Panel 2015

Circular 05/2015 sets out arrangements for staffing in primary schools for the 2015/16 school year. Friday, 6 March 2015 is the key date for schools to notify the Education Secretariat of any permanent or fixed-term vacancy and to return all redeployment application forms for the Main Panel to the DES. Full details are included in the Circular.

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Ash Wednesday, Lent, St. Patrick's Day, Easter

Resources to support primary and post-primary teachers at this time of the liturgical year.

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Emmanuel Concerts

The Emmanuel Concerts for 2015 will take place in the Helix, DCU on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3-5 March. 2,100 secondary school students from 60 Schools from all over the Archdiocese of Dublin will perform at these concerts in the Helix.

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Data Protection for Schools Website

A data protection website for schools has been developed by the primary and post-primary management bodies with the assistance of the Department of Education and Skills.

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Statistics Form 2014 - 2015

Primary schools are required to complete the Statistics Form for the school year 2014 -2015.

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Finance - Statement of Receipts and Payments

The Statement of Receipts and Payments from 1 September 2013 - 31 August 2014 inclusive is set out as an Excel Spreadsheet. The form together with the accompanying guidelines should be sent to your accountant.

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