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The aim of this document is to provide guidance for staff as they work together to develop and review their policies and procedures surrounding the way their pupils behave in school.
The attached Determination gives effect in law to a general increase of 3.7% on the September 2000 rates, with larger increases at the bottom of the classroom teachers’ main pay scale.
Schools capital allocations programme for 2001
The research report 'The Effects of the Selective System of Secondary Education in Northern Ireland' was published in September 2000.
The research report The Effects of the Selective System of Secondary Education in Northern Ireland was published in September 2000. A series of additional research papers can be viewed below.
The attached Determination gives effect in law to the 3.3% increase in salary rates from 1 April 2000, which will be paid at the end of April, and clarifies that the total points awarded for qualifications and/or experience cannot exceed point 9 of the Salary Spine for Qualifi
This procedure provides for the fair and consistent treatment of teachers in those circumstances where consideration is to be given to the termination of employment on the grounds of ill health or capability.
Schools capital allocations programme for 2000
The enclosed Determination gives effect in law to the payment of a Transfer of Undertakings Allowance to the teachers formerly employed in the Northern Ireland Office Training Schools who are now employed by the South Eastern Education and Library Board or the Council for Cath
This letter provides Governors with supplementary advice on dealing with matters of misconduct of teachers, and sets out the arrangements for reporting incidences that warrant precautionary suspension.
The attached Determination gives effect in law to changes to the Teachers’ Pay Structure from 1 September 1999.
This Circular informs schools about the law on parental responsibility and
provides advice on the action required by schools in respect of a person or
persons who acquire parental responsibility for a pupil.
These Regulations amend the Education (Individual Pupils' Achievements) (Information) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998.They provide that where the principal of a school receives the results of a pupil's statutory assessment at the end of the third key stage after 30
The attached Determination gives effect in law to the 3.5% increase in salary rates from 1 April 1999, which will be paid at the end of April.
This document is designed to provide a framework of practical advice and guidance for those who have a statutory responsibility for schools so that matters relating to the security and overall safety management may be addressed in a systematic and logical manner.
This circular provides clarification and guidance on the use
of reasonable force, by teachers and other authorised staff, to
restrain or control pupils in certain circumstances. It gives
guidance about who can use reasonable force, when it is
This circular informs schools of the requirement to
enter pupils for public examinations for which they
have been prepared, and explains the circumstances in
which this requirement does not apply.
This circular sets out modified arrangements for the processing of ill-health retirement applications by members of the Teachers’ Superannuation Scheme.
This circular advises schools that the Department of Education has made regulations requiring schools to set annual targets for the overall performance of pupils at the school.
This booklet provides guidance to schools on the role that target-setting
can play in raising standards, within the context of effective development
planning. It also provides examples from schools in Northern Ireland of