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23 Jan

Sports Capital Programme 2017 – Workshops on making an application

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in partnership with Local Sports Partnerships is organising a series of workshops on how to make an application under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. For information on the seminars and to make a booking click on the links below. To make a booking click on the county and

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14 Sep

PEAI Conference 2016 “An Opportunity for All” *Hotel Change*

Good evening all. The PEAI Annual Conference will take place on the 7th & 8th of October 2016 in the Blarney Hotel Golf and Spa Resort (discount rates available, please quote PEAI Conference 2016 when booking), with workshops taking place in  Gaelcholáiste Mhuire A.G, Secondary School, Cork. In order for you to have a better understanding of

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05 Sep

Irish Schools Athletics Association 2 new fun programs

The PEAI are delighted to support two new programs being run by the Irish Schools Athletics Association. See below for details. School Mile Challenge The purpose of the school mile challenge is to promote running as a fun fitness activity across all post primary students. In 2015 / 2016 academic year we had over 60

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03 May

Recruitment to Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills (PE)

The Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills will be recruiting post-primary inspectors this summer. Competitions for the appointment of inspectors of Business, French, Geography, Guidance and Physical Education will be held by the Public Appointments Service prior to the summer vacation. If you are interested in these positions, log on to for

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22 Apr

NCCA Wellbeing Consultation now open

The NCCA have now opened consultation for the new Wellbeing area of learning as part of the Junior Cycle. All feedback is welcome. Now is your time as a practitioner to have your say. Click here for information.  

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06 Apr

PEAI April Update 2016

Good morning all PEAI members. I hope everyone has had an enjoyable and relaxing Easter break. As we prepare for a hectic few weeks ahead, please note the following articles and information which has been brought to my attention. I was very privileged to be part of the PE Expo 2016 judging panel where we

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11 Mar

PEAI Video Competition 2016

The PEAI were delighted to announce the launch of the PEAI Video Competition 2016 at the PE Expo this evening. We are looking for your students to create a video on “The Benefits of physical education”. Students must create a video in a group of 4 max or individually highlighting why PE matters to them. This can

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02 Mar

TY VHI Mini Marathon Challenge – Get Ireland Walking

Following on from RTE and Operation Transformations “Its your move”, the PEAI are delighted to endorse the VHI TY Mini-Marathon Challenge – organised and ran by “Get Ireland Walking”. This initiative aims to promote walking and jogging in secondary school students in an effort to increase physical activity levels. Incorporating a motivational aspect, increase in

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