Guidelines for Schools

Special Class Guidelines

The NCSE has published Guidelines for Setting up and Organising Special Classes. The guidelines set out clearly how schools can set up and organise special classes, as part of a continuum of educational provision, for students with special educational needs.

Click here for the Special Class Guidelines
Click here for the Special Class Guidelines in Irish

 

 

Transitional Guidelines

The NCSE has published guidance for schools on supporting students with special educational needs to make successful transitions.

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The NCSE has also published transitional guidelines for parents of students with special educational needs. These guidelines are intended to assist parents to support their children to make successful transitions. The guidelines are available at four different stages of transitions:

Click here for Guidelines on Starting School
Click here for Guidelines on Moving from Primary to Post-Primary School
Click here for Guidelines on Moving between Mainstream and Special Settings
Click here for Guidelines on Planning for Life after School

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