DES Approved Allocation of Teaching Posts, School Year - 2020/2021
- Details regarding the DES approved relevant guidance allocation is on Page 3 of each document - The table presents the PTR reduction to restore guidance provision.
- Appendix 3 provides additional information on guidance provision in post-primary schools.
Advice on the use of assessment instruments/tests for Guidance or for additional and special educational needs (SEN) in post-primary schools
The Department of Education and Skills has published Circular Letter 0058/2019 - "Advice on the use of assessment instruments/tests for Guidance or for additional and special educational needs (SEN) in post-primary schools".
This revises Circular 0035/2017 and has been informed by the work of the Advisory Committee on Psychometric Testing.
The Circular highlights good practice in relation to the selection, administration, interpretation and retention of assessment related information and the provision of feedback to students.
It can be accessed below:
Circular Letter 0058 /2019 - EN
Circular Letter 0058 /2019 - GA
Improvements in resource provision for the Whole School Guidance Plan – partial restoration of resources removed in Budget 2012 (2017)