This week we were joined by Mr. Seán Horgan. He gave us a brilliant insight into his own education and his memories of 26 years in St. Pats. A very interesting watch. We hope you enjoy!!! ... See MoreSee Less
This week we sat down with Mr. Barry Linehan our former Vice Principal. We spoke about his time teaching in St. Pats, his own school days amongst other things. He was fascinating and insightful as always. We hope you enjoy!!! ... See MoreSee Less
NPC Primary and NPC Post Primary have compiled a survey for parents of primary, post primary children and children with special educational needs to find out about your child’s and your own experience of their remote learning during the school closures.
We would appreciate if it you could take a few minutes to complete the survey, please complete a separate survey for each child. Also please circulate to other parents.
The Department of Education is seeking the views of parents on their children’s educational experience in the period of remote teaching and learning through a series of focus group meetings. We value the voice of parents and look forward to hearing about your child’s experience from your perspective.
During the focus groups, two inspectors will facilitate the meetings and will explore the themes of teaching, learning and wellbeing. The focus group meetings should hopefully last no longer than one hour.
It is important for you to note that the inspectorate will keep the information collected for the purpose of this research only. Participant anonymity will be assured and participants will not be named or identified when findings from this research are collated.
Date and Starting times:
Three focus group meetings will run on Wednesday 17 February at 9.30am, 11.30am and at 2pm.
If you are interested in partaking in this focus group research, we would kindly ask you to forward your name, email address and phone number to Michelle Davern, NPC Administrative Officer, at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org and please indicate your preferred time on the 17th , 9.30am, 11.30am or 2pm.
If selected to participate, you will be contacted prior to the focus group meeting with a WebEx invitation via the email address you submit. To ensure ease of access prior to the focus group meeting, those participants involved in the focus groups are asked to download the WebEx platform prior to the commencement of their assigned focus group meeting. Further instructions about how to access the WebEx platform will be sent to those parents who are participating in the focus groups. ... See MoreSee Less