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#National Parents Council

# national-parents-council - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert
# State Exams
# State Exams

Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:51 AM 35,281 Views 40 Comments

29 July has been pencilled in as the most likely date by which the Leaving Cert would start.

# national-parents-council - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007
# Junior Cert Results
# Junior Cert Results

Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007

Sep 10th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,464 Views 34 Comments

Parents are being urged to communicate with the children ahead of Junior Cert results night.

# national-parents-council - Friday 12 October, 2012

Poll: Do you believe 'phone fights' are a major concern?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe 'phone fights' are a major concern?

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 11,461 Views 58 Comments

As video of two girls fighting in Cork goes viral, it is noted that school fights are not new – but it’s the recording of them that is now a major worry. Do you agree?

# national-parents-council - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Parents feel pressure to pay voluntary school contributions
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents feel pressure to pay voluntary school contributions

Aug 29th 2012, 3:48 PM 9,475 Views 83 Comments

The National Parents’ Council said the anxiety of paying contributions can distract parents from offering the support their children need when starting back at school.

# national-parents-council - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Need advice on your Leaving Cert results?
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Need advice on your Leaving Cert results?

Aug 14th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,652 Views 8 Comments

Guidance counsellors will be manning the 2012 Exam Helpline to provide information for students, parents and teachers.

# national-parents-council - Friday 18 May, 2012

Almost half of children 'affected by bullying' at school
# Bullying
# Bullying

Almost half of children 'affected by bullying' at school

May 18th 2012, 11:53 AM 1,752 Views 13 Comments

Around one in 16 children do not feel safe at their school, according to a new survey.

# national-parents-council - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

System of school patronage "no longer appropriate"
# Schools
# Schools

System of school patronage "no longer appropriate"

Jun 22nd 2011, 12:16 PM 593 Views 3 Comments

A forum to diversify how schools are run has opened in Dublin and will hear submissions from education and religious groups.