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# principals - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Extra public health resources in place to help schools as principals 'under pressure'
# Positive Cases
# Positive Cases

Extra public health resources in place to help schools as principals 'under pressure'

Sep 8th 2021, 2:58 PM 13,034 Views 2 Comments

More than 100 Department of Education staff have been working with public health teams, Norma Foley said.

# principals - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'
# School Costs
# School Costs

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'

Aug 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,681 Views 41 Comments

School principals say rising costs are putting pressure on parents and on schools.

# principals - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Vast majority of principals say austerity has undermined mental health support for students
# Pastoral Care
# Pastoral Care

Vast majority of principals say austerity has undermined mental health support for students

Mar 24th 2016, 9:00 AM 9,889 Views 16 Comments

The results of a survey show how a moratorium on hiring has affected schools.

# principals - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Principals face high levels of bullying and even violence from pushy parents
# School
# School

Principals face high levels of bullying and even violence from pushy parents

Feb 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,161 Views 15 Comments

Principals are almost twice as likely to face threats or actual violence than other working groups.

# principals - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding
# Education
# Education

Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding

Nov 25th 2014, 5:18 PM 9,768 Views 11 Comments

The Minor Works Grant will be distributed depending on a school’s size.

# principals - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Principals "picking up pieces" dealing with troubled students
# Education
# Education

Principals "picking up pieces" dealing with troubled students

Oct 16th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,397 Views 5 Comments

They say they’re under pressure due to cutbacks – and that it’s threatening how schools are run.

# principals - Monday 30 June, 2014

Principals want an audit of teaching resources
# Education
# Education

Principals want an audit of teaching resources

Jun 30th 2014, 8:27 AM 6,795 Views 12 Comments

Student numbers are rising, but student-teacher ratios fell.

# principals - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers
# INTO
# INTO

'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers

Apr 23rd 2014, 3:47 PM 21,035 Views 204 Comments

Primary school teachers say they are taking more notes to do with relationships, behaviour and possible bullying.

# principals - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland's primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO
# Workload
# Workload

Ireland's primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO

Apr 22nd 2014, 3:15 PM 12,612 Views 55 Comments

General Secretary Sheila Nunan said the workload of principals needs to be reviewed.

Majority of primary school principals have to teach full-time
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Majority of primary school principals have to teach full-time

Apr 22nd 2014, 2:00 PM 10,199 Views 54 Comments

The INTO said today teachers have little time for school administration outside of their teaching responsibilities.

# principals - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession
# Secondary School
# Secondary School

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

Mar 12th 2014, 11:53 AM 12,362 Views 16 Comments

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

# principals - Monday 17 February, 2014

Teacher shortage in new subjects as second-level student numbers to rise
# Education
# Education

Teacher shortage in new subjects as second-level student numbers to rise

Feb 17th 2014, 8:23 AM 12,629 Views 27 Comments

School principals said they need to start planning now to ensure that teachers are qualified to teach the subjects that are in demand.

# principals - Friday 27 September, 2013

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action

Sep 27th 2013, 12:34 PM 7,054 Views 79 Comments

The President of the NAPD had said that the decision by ASTI members to withdraw duties outside of normal school hours, presented “an appalling vista” for principals.

# principals - Friday 22 March, 2013

Schools inspector says formal teacher appraisals remain a foreign concept
# Teacher Appraisal
# Teacher Appraisal

Schools inspector says formal teacher appraisals remain a foreign concept

Mar 22nd 2013, 10:56 AM 9,104 Views 58 Comments

Harold Hislop said that it was not unreasonable to ask why some form of formal teacher appraisal was not in place.