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News from ceist 19 December 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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Christmas Greetings From CEIST

The CEIST Education Office would like to offer thanks to the Boards of Management, Principals and Staffs of our 110 schools who work so hard on a daily basis to create an environment for students to flourish both academically and personally.

May you be richly blessed in all you do and may the peace of Christmas be yours.

We would like to wish all in the CEIST community a Very Happy, Peaceful and Blessed Christmas.

Young Social Innovators (YSI) Newsletter

Click here to view the YSI December edition of their e-newsletter. 

Computer Education Society of Ireland 2015 Conference

The 2015 CESI Conference, #cesicon, will take place on Saturday, February 28th in Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT). 

The conference is titled "Beyond the Horizon – Technology in Education" and keynote speakers are Tim Rylands, Sarah Nield and John Davitt. There will be a Teachmeet on the eve of the Conference.

Click here for further information on the event. 

ActionAid Speech Writing Competition

The competition is open to all secondary school students aged 14 to 17. The top six students will be invited to Dublin to deliver their speech in front of an esteemed panel of judges and the winning two students will travel with their teachers to Nepal to see the Irish Aid funded programme first-hand.

Deadline: 16th January 2015
Final: Dublin (venue TBC), March 2015
Prize: Trip to Nepal for the top two students and their teachers

About ActionAid
ActionAid Ireland was established in 1983 and is a member of ActionAid International, one of the world’s most respected development organisations. Together we work with over 19 million people in 45 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Irish Aid funds an ActionAid Women’s Rights programme in Kenya, Malawi, Nepal and Vietnam. We use this funding to work with vulnerable communities in an effort to end early girl marriage, prevent gender based violence, gain land rights for women and help girls receive an education.

Click here for more information.

Contribute to our E-News

Míle Buíochas to all who have contrbuted to our e-news by sending in news snippets to the office during the past year.

The objective of our monthly e-newsletter is to create community by sharing the 'good news' from our 110 CEIST schools and providing the latest updates from the Trust. 

We are very grateful for any news items big or small, which can be emailed to jwoods@ceist.ie

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