Allocation of Teachers to Schools

  Teacher allocations are approved annually in accordance with established rules based on recognised pupil enrolment. The Department allocates staffing resources to primary, secondary, community and comprehensive schools and ETB schools (through Education and Training Boards – ETBs).  This includes: Allocation of mainstream primary classroom teaching resources to schools Allocation of teaching resources to second […]

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Foreign Language Assistant

The purpose of this scheme is to assist school students, enrolled in participating schools, to see a foreign language as a living language and not just a “school language”. Schools may apply to host French, German/Austrian, Spanish and Italian assistants.

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Further Education and Training

The Department of Education and Skills, through SOLAS, Education Training Boards (ETBs) and Skillnets, funds and monitors the provision of further education and training programmes for individuals who are seeking to avail of further vocational education and training opportunities in order to enhance their employment prospects and to enable them to acquire accredited qualifications.

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