Dear Member,

Many thanks to everyone who has already confirmed attendance at the at Educate Together’s General Members Meeting. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you will be available to attend. The meeting will be held in Powerstown ETNS on Saturday 10 November at 10am to 1pm, followed by a light lunch.

The General Members Meeting is open to our Members – Principals, Board of Management members and Executive Committee member of Independent Educate Together Patrons. Should other members of the school community wish to attend we would ask the Chairperson to email, to confirm their attendance before Monday 5 November. No more than 6 delegates should attend on behalf of each member.

Powerstown ETNS has recently moved into a brand new 16 classroom building with Autism facility and its design has incorporated some impressive new features. The Board of Directors is very grateful to the school for hosting this important meeting. The school is on the Powerstown Road, Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15. It is easily accessible from the M50 N3 junction. Here it is on the map.

The Agenda for the GMM is as follows:

Plenary Session: Update from the Board of Directors
Simultaneous Workshops as follows:

  • Update and discussion on the current review of the primary Learn Together Ethical Education Curriculum.
    (Fionnuala Ward – Educate Together’s Primary Education Officer)
  • Discussion on the Ramifications of the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 – Moving on from First Come First Served and Admission Criteria at National and Second-level
    (Adrienne Flynn – Educate Together’s Governance and Patronage Programme Manager)
  • Establishment of a Support group for schools that have recently moved into or are planning their new permanent buildings. (Paul Rowe – Educate Together CEO)
  • Establishment of an Additional Education Needs Working Group
    (Sandra Irwin-Gowran – Education & Support Programme Manager and Anna Flanagan, Member of the Board of Directors)

Plenary Session: Report back from Workshops
Lunch and Networking

Please RSVP before Monday 5 November.

Please let us know who be attending and indicate which workshop(s) you would like to attend by emailing or calling 01 4292500. We hope to see there!

Kind regards,

Adrienne Flynn

Governance & Patronage Programme Manager

Educate Together

Equity House

16/17 Upper Ormond Quay

Dublin 7



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