Following is a list of useful websites which parents may find helpful. If you would like to recommend relevant web sites to other parents, please let us know and we will post the links here.

Confidential email address to contact school with any concerns about bullying – emails cannot be anonymous: cabhair@gortcs.com

National Parents Association organisations:

Gort Community School Parents Association is affiliated with two national Parents Association organisations: NPCpp is the National Parents Council Post Primary; PACCS is the Parents Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools.

Lastest NPCpp newsletter… The annual NPCpp Conference will be held in October 14th-15th in Athlone. All parents are invited to attend.

> Education in Ireland:

Portal for Irish education: www.scoilnet.ie (check out the Parents tab)

NCCA website: developments in Junior Cycle

NCCA website: developments in Senior Cycle

Education (general)

Rethinking Education video by Michael Wesch

Study Skills resources from Cybraryman

Open Culture website – free cultural & educational media  and

free online courses MIT’s Open Courseware free online university courses from MIT

> Internet Safety

www.webwise.ie

www.chatdanger.com

www.kidsmart.org.uk

www.getnetwise.org

Iron-on Nametags for school clothing

www.irononnametags.ie or Tel. 049 555 2116 => €5 for a pack of 25 tags (with one name per tag)

LINKS REGARDING BERNADETTE DALY TALK 20.10.14 Bernadette Daly MIAHIP Group Facilitator/Trainer, Organisational Consultant 086 8397778    bdaly4@gmail.com

Pieta House: www.pieta.ie

Samaritans: www.samaritans.org

Console: www.console.ie

Aware: www.aware.ie

Teenline: www. teenline.ie

Childline: www.childline.ie

www.3ts.ie

www.letsomeoneknow.ie

GALWAY RAPE CRISIS CENTRE

Helpline 1800 355355 Michelle Caulfield 087 6135489