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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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Service for new academic year

A service of choral evensong for the opening of the academic year in schools will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Thursday, 19th September.

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General Synod Board of Education (RI) delegation participates in Top Level Symposium on Future of Small Primary Schools

At the invitation of the Joe McHugh, TD, Minister for Education and Skills, representatives of the General Synod Board of Education (RI) attended a top level symposium, involving all stakeholders and partners in education, on the role and future of small primary schools.

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Reflecting on the role and context of our schools

Canon Brian O’Rourke has focused on how Church of Ireland schools in the Republic contribute to communities and wider society, in his speech seconding the Board of Education report at General Synod today.

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Voices of children must be heard – primary school management conference hears

The importance of listening to the voices of pupils in the education system has been highlighted by the Junior Minister at the Department of Education, Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, at the launch of a new project for Church of Ireland primary schools.

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Annual conference for Church of Ireland primary school leaders

Our annual primary schools conference will take place on Saturday, 2nd March, in Dublin City University.

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