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

Current Issues

Annual Mass for the Opening of the Academic Year

The Annual Schools' Mass for teachers, staff and Board of Management members of Primary and Post-Primary schools of the Archdiocese will take place on Monday, 7th December, 2015 in St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 at 6.00pm. Reception afterwards in the Gresham Hotel.

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Grow in Love

This section contains A User Guide outlining the contents of Grow in Love and has Termly Overviews to assist you in your planning.

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Finance - Statement of Receipts and Payments

The Statement of Receipts and Payments from 1 September 2014 - 31 August 2015 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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Revised Vetting Procedures

Circular 26/2015 outlines details of proposed changes in the application process for vetting of teachers, staff and volunteers.

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Ember Faith Leadership Programme

What is Ember? The Ember Programme is a faith leadership training programme for students at senior level in secondary schools. The students are trained to become faith leaders in their schools and in some cases they act as mentors for incoming students at Junior Level. This programme is coordinated by the Archdiocese of Dublin Education Secretariat and has been developed in partnership with a number of professionals who engage with young people in a faith capacity. For further information, contact the Post-Primary Diocesan Adviser.

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