Special Education Circulars

2015 Circulars

Circular 0009/2015 (PDF)
Payment of Travel Expenses to GAM/EAL (Learning / Language Support) and Resource
Teachers in Recognised Primary Schools.
February 2015

2014 Circulars

NCSE Circular 02/2014 (PDF)
Summary of Guidelines 2014/2015 – Special Schools.
March 2014

Circular 0007/2014 (PDF)
Staffing arrangements in Primary Schools for the 2014/15 school year.
January 2014

Circular 0003/2014 (PDF)
The Graduate Certificate in the Education of Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
(ASDs) shall be provided by St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.
January 2014

Circular 0002/2014 (PDF)
The Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma Programme of Continuing Professional Development
for Teachers working with Students with Special Educational Needs (Autistic Spectrum
Disorders) shall be provided by St Angela's College, Sligo in collaboration with the Special
Education Support Service.
January 2014

Circular 0001/2014 (PDF)
The Combined Post Graduate Diploma Programme of Continuing Professional Development
for Teachers Involved in Learning Support and Special Education shall be available in seven
Universities/Colleges of Education.
January 2014

Circulars Pre 2014

Circular 0010/2013 (PDF)
Scheme of Grants towards the Purchase of Essential Assistive Technology Equipment for
Pupils with Physical or Communicative Disabilities.
February 2013

NCSE Circular 04/11 (Word)
Amendment to NCSE Guidelines to Schools – 01/11 & 02/11.
April 2011

Circular 0038/2010 (PDF)
Transitional staffing arrangements for special schools.

Circular 0051/2007 (Word)
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs (EPSEN) Act 2004 and Disability Act
June 2007

Circular 0038/2007 (Word)
Criteria for Enrolment in Special Classes for Pupils with Specific Speech and Language
April 2007

Circular Sp Ed 02/2005 (PDF)
Organisation of Teaching Resources for Pupils who need Additional Support in Mainstream
Primary Schools.
August 2005

Circular 0001/2005 (Word)
National Council for Special Education (NCSE).
January 2005

Circular SpEd 22/03 (Word)
Allocation of Resources for Pupils with Special Needs in Primary Schools.

Circular 0024/2003 (Word)
Allocation of Resources for Pupils with Special Educational Needs in National Schools.