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

Current Issues

Main Panel 2015

The DES published the Main Panel for the redeployment of permanent/CID teachers on 30 March 2015. There are 16 teachers on the Main Panel. Schools have until the 1 May 2015 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 2015 took 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 performed at these concerts in the Helix.

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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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Substance Abuse - Programmes for Confirmation classes

The Irish Bishops' Drugs Initiative has prepared a number of programmes as part of its pastoral response to substance abuse. These programmes are offered to parishes and schools around the time of Confirmation.

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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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