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

Current Issues

Panel 2014

The DES has published the Main Panel for the redeployment of permanent /CID teachers. There are 7 teachers on the Main Panel. Schools have until the 2 May 2014 at the latest to fill permanent vacancies from the Main Panel. After this date a Panel Officer will be appointed by the DES. Details have been emailed to schools that notified the Education Secretariat of permanent vacancies.

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Emmanuel Concerts

The Emmanuel Concerts for 2014 were held in the Helix, DCU on Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of March. A list of schools who participated each night is available on 2,100 secondary school students from 60 Schools from all over the Archdiocese of Dublin performed at these concerts in the Helix.

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Trócaire Lenten Campaign 2014

On Thursday, 6 March a live half hour programme was hosted by Trócaire staff on and introduced the children to the Trócaire box for 2014 and the people and issues that feature in this year's campaign.

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Finance - Statement of Receipts and Payments

The Statement of Receipts and Payments from 1 September 2012 - 31 August 2013 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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Masters in Christian Leadership in Education

Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and Marino Institute of Education, Dublin are pleased to announce a joint collaboration in providing a Masters in Christian Leadership in Education to be taught on both campuses.

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Ember Faith Leadership Programme

What is Ember? The Ember Programme is a new faith leadership training programme for students at senior level in secondary schools. The students are trained to become mentors for incoming students at Junior Level and to be faith leaders in their schools. This pilot programme with five schools is coordinated by the Archdiocese of Dublin Education Secretariat and has been developed in partnership with the interdenominational Christian charity Scripture Union and with teachers from three schools in the Dublin Archdiocese. The first Ember Teams residential training took place in Ovoca Manor in Wicklow May 13th-15th 2013.

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