Teacher fee refund scheme 2019

The Teacher Fee Refund Scheme provides funding towards the cost of professional development courses, relevant and of benefit to schools, and that are subject to certification/award by an accreditation authority recognised by the DES.

The Department has published circular 0003/2020, outlining details of the 2019 scheme. Applications will only be considered for courses/part of courses completed in the period 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday, 31 March 2020.  Please note late applications will not be considered.

Circular 0003/20 provides details on how to apply.

Circulars See All Circulars

Circular 0012/2020
Date: 19/02/2020 / Format: PDF / Size: 1.09MB
Policy on Gaeltacht education 2017-2022 - Invitation to primary schools in Gaeltacht language-planning areas to consider joining the Gaeltacht school recognition scheme
Circular 0010/2020
Date: 19/02/2020 / Format: PDF / Size: 562.42KB
Primary schools and special schools in Gaeltacht language-planning areas participating in the Gaeltacht school recognition scheme - ongoing implementation of the scheme
Circular 0008/2020
Date: 11/02/2020 / Format: PDF / Size: 1.38MB
Post-graduate diploma programme of continuing professional development for special education teachers, 2020/2021
Circular 0009/2020
Date: 11/02/2020 / Format: PDF / Size: 418.73KB
Graduate Certificate in the Education of Pupils on the Autism Spectrum (AS) for teachers working with pupils on the AS in special schools, special classes or as special education teachers in mainstream primary and post-primary schools, 2020/2021
Circular 0007/2020
Date: 06/02/2020 / Format: PDF / Size: 266.57KB
Commencement of certain sections of the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 - changes to school admission processes
Circular 0005/2020
Date: 29/01/2020 / Format: PDF / Size: 351.28KB
Standardisation of the school year in respect of primary & post-primary schools for the years 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23.