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Our schools’ response to the war in Ukraine

“The current war in Ukraine has had a devastating impact on the people of that country and being displaced as a refugee is even more difficult at Christmas time. Our schools have responded to the arrival of refugees from Ukraine by opening their doors, and we see this response every day in schools and classrooms.”

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Dr Kenneth Milne – Contribution to history, education and Church recognised by DCU

The contribution made by Dr Kenneth Milne to history, education and the Church of Ireland was honoured yesterday (Tuesday November 29) by Dublin City University with the conferring of the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa).

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Minister praises ‘vibrant tradition of education’ and diversity in Protestant schools

The governors and principals of Protestant second level schools have been praised for their flexibility and openness to change by the Minister for Education.

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Secondary Education Committee grants

Closing date: Saturday, 30th October 2021

The Secondary Education Committee (SEC) supports Protestant families in exercising their right to attend Protestant–managed schools in the Republic of Ireland.

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Schools and parishes encouraged to apply for Movement for Good Awards

€1,000 grants available to successful applicants

The nomination process is open until this Sunday, 13th June 2021.

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Families encouraged to apply for SEC grants

The SEC is the Secondary Education Committee. We are an independent charity that administers the Protestant Block Grant scheme, and are funded by Irish Government’s Department of Education and Skills.

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Supporting our children as schools re–start

Peter Hamill and Robert Dunne highlight some ways in which we can help to support children at this time as the new school year begins.

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Archbishop of Dublin congratulates new Minister for Education and Skills

Archbishop Michael Jackson has this evening congratulated the newly appointed Minister for Education and Skills.

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New book of prayers gives voice to Church of Ireland primary schools

Pupils, teachers and people connected with Church of Ireland primary schools have all contributed to a new book of prayers which can be used in school assemblies.

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Boards of Education represented at International Association for Christian Education General Assembly

Dr Peter Hamill and Dr Ken Fennelly recently attended the General Assembly of the International Association for Christian Education in Vienna on behalf of the Boards of Education (Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland).

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