Wellbeing Policy for Schools

Minister Bruton launched the Department’s Wellbeing Policy Statement and Framework for Practice 2018-2023, which seeks to make Ireland’s education and training service the best in Europe by 2026. …More


25 July, 2018

Admission to Schools Bill passes final stage in the Oireachtas

Education (Admission to Schools) Bill passes final stage in the Oireachtas, will now be sent to President for signing. Broad-ranging reforms include removal …More


15 July, 2018

Parents asked to express preferences on school patronage

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has invited parents in four areas to express their preference in relation to the patronage of four post-primary schools to be established in 2019. …More


28 June, 2018

Eid ul-Fitr 2018

Muslim Primary Education Board wishes all Muslim parents, pupils and teachers Eid Mubarak. This year Eid ul-Fitr will fall on Friday, 15 June 2018. …More


14 June, 2018

Special Education Teaching Support: Guide for Parents

Department of Education and Skills has issued the Parental Information Booklet and Leaflet regarding the allocation of special education teachers to mainstream schools …More


6 June, 2018

Ramadan Greetings 2018

Muslim Primary Education Board wishes all Muslim children, parents and families - Ramadan Mubarak! We would like to congratulate all Muslims on the arrival of the blessed month of Ramadan, the month of blessings. …More


16 May, 2018

If we want the best, we need to invest!

A joint campaign by the boards of management of primary schools in Ireland, promoting higher capital investment in our primary schools. …More


14 May, 2018

Historic reform of primary school admissions by the Minister

The Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton T.D. has published three Report Stage amendments to the Education (Admission to Schools) Bill …More


9 May, 2018

Co-founder of MNS Clonskeagh retires

Ms Asiya Al-Tawash, a co-founder of the Muslim National School Clonskeagh, the first state-funded primary school for Muslim children in Europe, retired from her teaching duties after many years of dedicated service. …More


7 May, 2018

CSL Mentor Day 2018

As a part of continued CSL (Centre for School Leadership) training programme for mentors scheduled for 2018, a representative of the MPEB will participate in the panel discussion during a Shared Learning Day on May 2nd 2018. …More


2 May, 2018

Minister announces new schools to be built

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D. announced plans for the establishment of 42 new schools over the next 4 years (2019 to 2022). …More


19 April, 2018

World Book Day 2018

World Book Day in Ireland was marked on Thursday 1st March 2018. Over the last 22 years, World Book Day has become firmly established as Ireland’s biggest annual event promoting the enjoyment of books and reading. …More


15 March, 2018

Minister Bruton Launches Chief Inspector’s Report 2018

This February, Minister Bruton launched The Chief Inspector’s Report from the Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills. …More


21 February, 2018

How to manage challenging behaviour in class

Children with special needs can often be held back by factors which are not related to the disability with which they are born. From an early stage in their …More


12 February, 2018

Information on Influenza and Influenza-like Illnesses in School

Given the high rates of influenza and influenza-like illness circulating at present, the HSE would like to remind all schools that there is advice available on …More


25 January, 2018

NCSE Guidelines for 2018/19 published

The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) has published Guidelines and Application Forms for Primary and Post Primary Schools for the 2018/19 school year. …More


20 December, 2017

Child Protection Procedures published

The new Child Protection Procedures for Schools and Associated organisations have been published by the Department of Education and Skills. …More


12 December, 2017

Selected from the press Oct - Nov 2017

The MPEB brings you a selection of education articles from Irish media outlets for the months of October & November 2017. …More


24 November, 2017

Networking dinner

On Friday, 17 November 2017, the Patron and representatives of the Muslim Primary Education Board held a networking dinner with school principals and representatives of their management bodies. …More


18 November, 2017

Cyberbullying in schools

Schoolchildren are being urged to watch a viral video that highlights the impact of cyberbullying on people in the real world. …More


5 November, 2017

Action Plan for 2017 for Digital Strategy for Schools

The Department of Education and Skills has published a detailed Action Plan for 2017 based on the objectives outlined in the “Digital Strategy for Schools …More


2 October, 2017

Digital Learning Framework for schools launched

The Minister for Education & Skills, Mr Richard Bruton T.D. has announced that the Digital Learning Framework for schools is being made available to all primary and post primary schools. …More


17 September, 2017

Welcome back to new school 2017/2018 year

Septembers brings a start to yet another new school year! MPEB wishes all students and staff a successful, safe and fun year! …More


11 September, 2017

Eid ul-Adha 2017 Greetings

Muslim Primary Education Board wishes all Muslim parents, pupils and teachers Eid Mubarak. This year Eid ul-Adha will fall on Friday, 1 September 2017. …More


29 August, 2017

Selected from the press Jul-Aug 2017

The MPEB brings you a selection of education articles from Irish media outlets for the months of July & August 2017. …More


13 August, 2017

Selected from the press May-Jun 2017

The MPEB brings you a selection of education articles from Irish media outlets for the months of May & Jun 2017. …More


15 June, 2017

Report on Teaching Languages in Schools in Europe

European Commission / EACEA /Eurydice have published a new report on the key Data on Teaching Languages at School in Europe – 2017 Edition. …More


2 June, 2017

Ramadan Greetings 2017

Muslim Primary Education Board wishes all Muslim children, parents and families Ramadan Mubarak. We would like to congratulate all Muslims on the arrival of the blessed month of Ramadan, the month of blessings.

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26 May, 2017

Selected from the press - Mar '17

The MPEB brings you a selection of education articles from Irish media outlets for the month of March 2017. …More


1 April, 2017

Standardisation of the School Breaks (2017-2020)

Department of Education and Skills has issued a Circular 0009/2017 which sets out standard breaks at Christmas, Easter and Mid-term in the first and second terms for the 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 …More


12 March, 2017

MPEB remarks at Oireachtas' Joint Committee on Education and Skills meeting

The MPEB was invited to attend the Oireachtas hearing on Equal Status (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016 on Tuesday, 7th February 2017. …More


10 February, 2017

MPEB appearance at Oireachtas' Joint Committee on Education and Skills

The MPEB was invited to attend the Oireachtas hearing on Equal Status (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016 on Tuesday, 7th February 2017. …More


10 February, 2017

Digital strategy for the schools

Department of Education and Skills published a new “Digital Strategy for Schools 2015-2020, Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Assessment”. It builds on previous work and supports the overall strategy of the Department in a number of key areas. …More


12 November, 2016

Burglary Incidents at Primary Schools

The National Crime Prevention Unit, Garda Headquarters has contacted the Department of Education and Skills, wishing to remind school Principals and Boards of Management to be security conscious about retaining cash amounts in schools. …More


23 September, 2016

Eid Mubarak

Muslim Primary Education Board wishes all Muslim parents, pupils and teachers Eid Mubarak. This year Eid ul-Adha will fall on Monday, 12th September 2016. …More


9 September, 2016

Ramadan Mubarak 1437/2016

Muslim Primary Education Board wishes all Muslim parents, pupils and teachers Ramadan Mubarak. This year the month commences on Monday, June 6th 2016. Welcome the month of Ramadan with the heart filled with peace, harmony and joy. May the divine blessings of Allah protect and guide you all. …More


6 June, 2016

Ramadan 2016 Assembly at MNS Clonskeagh

Muslim National School Clonskeagh officially welcomed the holy month of Ramadan with a special Ramadan Assembly. Teachers and pupils worked hard and each class prepared a special performance for the day. …More


3 June, 2016

Muslim schools join in the National Proclamation Day 2016

Muslim national schools have joined thousands of schools and other educational institutions across Ireland in participating in the National Proclamation Day 2016 …More


19 March, 2016

MNS Clonskeagh celebrates 25th anniversary

The Muslim National School Clonskeagh this month celebrates its 25th anniversary with two fantastic events on Tuesday and Wednesday, 22nd & 23rd March 2016 both featuring the photo exhibition of the school going over the past 25 years. …More


4 March, 2016

MNS Clonskeagh marks World Book Day 2016

There has been a huge amount of excitement amongst the pupils, staff and management of MNS Clonskeagh, all of whom took part in the annual World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March 2016 by dressing up as their favourite book characters. …More


3 March, 2016

Principal Brennan's Farewell Dinner

After dedicating over 24 years of her life, in serving education needs of the Muslim children in Ireland, the staff of the Clonskeagh Muslim National School and representatives of the Muslim community bid a heartfelt farewell to the retiring principal Mrs Brennan. …More


19 February, 2016

Consultation on education about Religions, Beliefs and Ethics in primary schools

The Department of Education is currently developing a Religions, Beliefs and Ethics Programme which will become part of the primary school curriculum in the future and has invited parents and teachers to take part in the consultation. …More


19 February, 2016

MPEB attends ENAR's conference on Islamophobia in Ireland

The long awaited and fully sold out conference on "Understanding and Responding to Islamophobia in Ireland" organised by Enar Ireland brought together teachers, educators, community and youth workers along members of Muslim community …More


25 January, 2016

Tribute to the Principal of MNS Clonskeagh

The pupils and staff of the Muslim National School Clonskeagh threw a surprise farewell party to Mrs. Brennan, upon her decision to retire after 24 years of dedicated service. Pupils' presentation programme, spearheaded by Mr McCarthy …More


11 December, 2015

Public Consultation: Advancing School Autonomy

The Department is now inviting views from all interested parties on the issue of school autonomy. A Consultation Paper, has been prepared, which is designed to facilitate a deep discussion on why, how …More


11 December, 2015

New language curriculum for primary schools

Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan has approved a new language curriculum for primary schools.

The new curriculum will see the same structure applied to both English and Irish for the first time. It will focus on the development of oral language, reading and writing skills.  The new curriculum is specifically designed for young children in junior infants through... …More


10 December, 2015

No Power Hour

On the 4th of December, the North Dublin Muslim National School organised a “No Power Hour” between 11 and 12 o’clock. The day was a great success and they only used 4 units of electricity during the day. All the children completed an energy quiz and made windmills during the hour. Everyone wore yellow or orange into school for the day, to help brighten up the school for the day. 

All... …More


7 December, 2015

Alex White TD Presents MNS Clonskeagh with their National Flag

There was a great atmosphere in Islamic National School in Clonskeagh on December 4th 2015 when the school received their National Flag as part of the 1916 commemoration from Óglaigh na hÉireann. …More


5 December, 2015

Students attend a book launch

Some of the 6th class pupils from the North Dublin Muslim National School were super lucky this month in that they were invited to attend a very special book launch in Marsh’s Library! …More


17 November, 2015

FÍS Film Project - Introducing film into the primary classroom

FÍS, the successful annual film project for Primary schools is now taking entries for 2015. This year, the Fís Film Project 2015 is delighted to announce the inclusion of three additional categories in an effort to mark the "Decade of Centenaries", the "Active School Flag" initiative, and "Education for Sustainability". …More


29 May, 2015
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