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News from ceist 28 May 2015
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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The Month of May is quite a busy month for schools and indeed for the Trust with our attendance at school award ceremonies, end of term Masses, senior management appointment processes and so forth. We are looking forward to our Principal Regional Network Meetings and two support days for Administration Staff of CEIST schools that we are holding in June. 

We are also making plans at present for our 10th CEIST Annual Education Conference, which is being held again this year in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath on the 24th and 25th September

CEIST offers best wishes to all students in our schools undertaking their exams this year and to school staff who are retiring at the end of this school term. 

Dates for your Calendar!

CEIST is holding regional network meetings for Principals on June 9th (Calasanctius College, Oranmore), June 17th (Scoil Dara, Kilcock) and June 18th (St. Mary's Secondary School, Mallow). 

We are also holding two June meetings for CEIST School Administration Staff. These meetings to be held on June 8th (Kilkenny, exact venue to be confirmed) and June 9th (Calasanctius College, Oranmore). 

TY EXPO 2015

TY EXPO 2015 is one of the most important events to include in the TY calendar, and is the ideal way to kick- start the year with excitement and enthusiasm. 100 exhibitors will be on show, eager to share their time, information (and give- aways) with you and your TY students.

TY EXPO 2015 will expose TY Teachers and Coordinators to new ideas and opportunities. Students will discover a whole range of possibilities, with an opportunity to connect directly with the people who offer fantastic programmes, activities and competitions.

There will also be a series of TY related presentations on the main stage and many gifts and prizes on the day.

CEIST Student Leadership Conference 2015

The CEIST team really enjoyed our first student leadership Conference, which was held in St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra on the 24th March. We are already looking forward to next years event!

Click HERE to view images from the day, where we were delighted to have as guest speaker, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

CEIST on Twitter

The twitter handle for CEIST is @ceist1 and we are delighted to be included in tweets from our schools and others in the education community. 

It is a useful medium for schools to proifle their 'good news' and share useful resources and we enjoy retweeting to our followers! 

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite you to submit original and creative videos focusing on PLURAL+ themes: Migration, Diversity and Social inclusion.

Recognizing youth as powerful agents of social change in a world often characterized by intolerance, and cultural and religious divisions, PLURAL+ invites youth to address key challenges and opportunities related to social inclusion and cohesion, migrant integration, respect for identity, diversity, and human rights, both at local and global levels.

Young people aged 9-25 are invited to submit short videos of five minutes maximum in length for consideration in the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival. For further information click here.

SchoolDays.ie Newsletter

The monthly SchoolDays.ie E-Newsletter provides some useful resources for schools, click here to view the latest edition. 

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