Essential Education Law Day 19/09/19

Thu, Sep 12th, 2019 10:27:05 am

Mullingar Park Hotel, Co. Westmeath, 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

If you have any current hot topics that you would like addressed during the Essential Education Law Day please email them to Anne Marie Dillon, Human Resources Manager at by 12 noon on Wednesday the 18th September, 2019. These will be answered in the “30 Questions and 30 Answers” session by the Panel.


In partnership with Mason Hayes and Curran (MHC) and its team of leading lawyers in the education sector, the ACCS is hosting a one-day seminar on legal matters that impact daily on schools. Please see agenda below.

09.30 – 10.00     Registration

10.00 – 10.45     Social Media Issues (Edel Kennedy and Panel)

10.45 – 11.30     Coffee

11.30 – 12.00     Section 29 Appeals – Suspension and Expulsion

                            (Catherine Kelly, Tommy Flynn and Panel)

12.00 – 12.45     Workplace Investigations (Paul Rochford and Panel)

12.45. – 14.00     Lunch

14.00 – 14.45     Child Protection Issues (Ian O’Herlihy and Panel)

14.45 – 15.45     30 Questions and Answers (Panel) to include

·         Update on Admissions Act and Implications for Admissions Policies

·         Guardianship and Custody Disputes

·         Teachers Disciplinary and Competency Procedures

·         Cyber Bullying

·         Pupil Disciplinary Procedures

·         Other Current Hot Topics

Who should attend?

Principals, Deputy Principals, Chairpersons of Boards of Management and Board of Management Members.

Booking Delegates on the ACCS Online School Portal for CPD.

Please log on to the ACCS Online School Portal to register delegates. To access the school portal log on to or through the home page of You will require your Username (last 4 digits of the main school phone number), password and a maths captcha to login. If you require assistance with this process or your password please call ACCS Head Office staff on 01 460 1150