There are currently 252 post-primary schools under ETB Patronage. ETB Community Colleges are the largest provider of education through the medium of Irish with 47 schools (Scoileanna Gaeltachta, Gaelcholáistí, Aonaid lán-Ghaeilge). The clickable icon on the map will take you directly to the schools’ section of the relevant Education and Training Board. Each ETB School webpage hosts the relevant details and information aligned to individual schools.
We lead highly effective schools consistent with our core values.
Is ceannairí muid ar scoileanna atá fíor-éifeachtach agus atá ag teacht lenár mbunluachanna.
Community colleges Resources
DES – Department of Education and Skills
The Department of Education and Skills is a department of the Irish state with responsibility for education and training. The mission of the Department is to facilitate individuals through learning, to achieve their full potential and contribute to Ireland’s social, cultural and economic development
The website offers sector specific guidance to assist schools in the area of data protection legislation and provides examples, model polices, codes of practice and useful links to other resources.
JCT – Junior Cycle for Teachers
Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT) is a dedicated continuing professional development (CPD) support service of the Department of Education and Skills. Their aim is to support schools in their implementation of the new Framework for Junior Cycle (2015) through the provision of appropriate high quality CPD for school leaders and teachers, and the provision of effective teaching and learning resources.
NCCA – National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
The NCCA advises the Minister for Education and Skills on curriculum and assessment for early childhood education, primary and post-primary schools and assessment procedures used in schools and examinations on subjects which are part of the curriculum.
PDST – Professional Development Service for Teachers
The PDST is the country’s largest single support service offering professional learning opportunities to teachers and school leaders in a range of pedagogical, curricular and educational areas.
CSL – Centre for School Leaders
A partnership between the Irish Primary Principals Network and the National Association for Principals and Deputy Principals IPPN/NAPD. The Centre for School Leaders works toward the development of a coherent continuum of professional development for school leaders.
NAPD – National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals
Represents principals and deputy principals at second level. The organisation has a network of nine regional branches and a range of sub-committees working on specific areas of education
NCSE – National Council for Special Education
The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) was set up to improve the delivery of education services to persons with special educational needs arising from disabilities with particular emphasis on children.
OECD – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
The OECD an international organisation that works to build better policies for better lives. Their goal is to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all.
OECD data relating to Ireland
PISA is the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment. PISA measures 15-year-olds’ ability to use their reading, mathematics and science knowledge and skills to meet real-life challenges
Promotes and develops teaching as a profession at primary and second level.
The official education portal provided by the Department of Education and Skills. It aims to support Ireland’s education community by providing information and advice to students, teachers and parents.
a nationwide organisation that represents the interests of parents with children in second-level education
Provides advice and resources for parents and teachers on internet safety
A Professional Development Programme to enhance learning and teaching repertoires in our Schools. As a Model of Professional Development, it provides for engagement & submersion, modelling & practice and the development of collegial networks as a means of support and encouragement.