Procurement guideGuidance for Schools on Good Procurement Practices

This guide has been prepared as a practical guide on public procurement for school personnel and Boards of Management in primary and post-primary schools.

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Proposal for Mgt Structures

A proposal for Management Structures for Post Primary Schools

This consultation document has been produced by the Joint Managerial Body and the Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools, supported by the Work Research Centre. The document has emerged as a result of a period of consultation led by a working group made up of members of JMB and ACCS.

It proposes a new structure for middle management and a draft set of rules that might operate the system.

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Affective Attunement Cover.jpg Affective Attunement

This research project, carried out between 2011 and 2015 by Dr Michael Redmond, JMB Director of Research and Development, reports on the first nationwide investigation of emotionality in second-level principalship ever undertaken in Ireland. The aim has been to identify the key emotional capacities employed by principals in building collaboration in their schools and to discover what lessons may be learned from their experience.

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BOM Manual Part 1 optBoard of Management Manual

This manual focusses on the roles and responsiblities of Boards of Management. A hard copy of the manual is available for €8 plus delivery charges, if you would like to purchase one please contact us.

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  Red Book optFinancial Management Guidelines for Voluntary Secondary Schools Manual

This is a reference manual of best financial practice which gives guidance to school management on all aspects of finance which impinge on the operation of the school.

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BOM FSSU Handout

    Board of  Management Training - Financial Management Guidelines in Voluntary Secondary Schools

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Guidelines on the Inclusion of Students of Other Faiths in Catholic Secondary Schools

These guidelines offer practical suggestions to Catholic school communities on ways in which to welcome and facilitate all students, including those of different faiths, while remaining true to the characteristic spirit of the school and the Gospel values that motivate Catholic education.

Aiveen Mullally, Marino Institute of Education, was the author of the guidelines supported by a sub-committee of AMCSS.

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TAS BOOKS 2TAS Books 2 User Manual

This manual demonstrates in a simple straightforward manner how to use TB2 to deal with many financial situations in schools. Cash receipts, payments, journals, and bank reconciliations are all explained in jargon free terminology.


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Catholic Schools-Faith in our Future

The publication is a collection of essays which mark 25 years of the Association Management of Catholic Secondary Schools with articles from people involved at all levels in Catholic education.

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