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News from ceist 31 January 2014
CEIST is the new trustee body for the voluntary secondary schools of the Daughters of Charity, the Presentation Sisters, the Sisters of the Christian Retreat, the Sisters of Mercy and the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.
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Education Law Seminar

As part of the Trusts continuing support for School Principals and School Board of Management Chairpersons in this ever changing and challenging school environment, CEIST are delighted to announce an Education Law Seminar facilitated by Brian and Marianne Matthews of Millett & Matthews Solicitors, who were so well received at both the Chairpersons' Day in May 2013 and again at our Annual Conference in September 2013.

This seminar will be run in two locations:

  • The Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick – February 12th 2014
  • The Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny – March 12th 2014.

There are 70 places available for each of these dates. We would appreciate if you would complete the booking form that was sent to your school and return to the CEIST Education Office at your earliest convenience. Any queries on the event please contact us on 01-6510350. Click here to view agenda for the seminars. 

New MA Programme Leading To A Professional Qualification

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership in Education is an innovative postgraduate programme, leading to a professional qualification.

This programme was originally established by the Department of Theology and Religious Studies of Mary Immaculate College in conjunction with CEIST. 

It is offered on two campuses; Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, and Marino Institute of Education, Dublin.

Those taking the Graduate Diploma will take the taught modules and exit after three semesters without completing the dissertation.

Click here to download the brochure.

Safer Internet Day 2014

Safer Internet Day is part of a global drive to promote a safer Internet for all users, especially young people.
The 11th Safer Internet Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 in many countries across the world, including Ireland.

Click here to view the Webwise website that has suggestions for activities and events that you can hold in your school or classroom to take part in Safer Internet Day 2014.

The theme for this year will be "Let's create a better internet together".

CESI Conference 2014

The annual conference of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland will take place in Galway on February 28th and March 1st, 2014. The theme for this year's conference is Spark the Imagination.

The CESI conference is a calendar highlight for those who are interested in integrating technology into their teaching and learning and this year promises to uphold the high standard that has been set by previous CESI events.

Click here for further details on the event.

New Website from Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland 

Well done to Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland, Co. Kerry on the creation of their new school website.

Click here to view the website. 

Lasco Maths Challenge 2014

The annual Inter-schools charity Maths competition with a prize fund of up to £5000, is open to all Primary and Post Primary Schools in Ireland. The next Challenge takes place on February 3rd.

Click here for further information.

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