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THE FORMS  
                                                                                                                    

Registration Form
Details of contacts for the year

  • Please inform the TPN Steering Committee of any changes in the National Executive after each AGM.


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Summary of Proposed Activities and National Executive Administration Costs
Completed by the National Executive TPN Coordinator based on local CPD activity proposals

  •   Provide as much information as possible when presenting a conference proposal.  No proposals will be considered without sufficient information, delaying grant approval.  Please note that conferences should be held outside of the school week.

  •   Activity proposal forms should indicate how the activities complement national educational priorities and highlight collaboration with relevant support services.

  •   The proposal should contain a brief report showcasing successes of the previous year, as well as indicating perceived members’ needs, goals and future plans.

  •   No forms, whether proposals or claims, will be accepted without the appropriate signatures, especially those requiring the signature of the Director of the nominated Education Centre.

  •   Copies of branch proposal forms must be included.  The TPN Coordinator should have all the information relating to the activities of branches should the Steering Committee requires more information.

  •   Use of ICT to facilitate communication and the distribution of materials is encouraged.

  •   Printing of material is discouraged.   TPN funding is permitted, however, for design charges of e-newsletters, etc.

  •   T&S for members of Executive: Maximum 40% of total grant, out of which 75% is for T&S of second level teachers within the Executive - the remaining 25% can be allocated for non-secondary teachers or those without TC numbers.


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Community of Practice/Local Branch CPD Activity Proposal Form
List of local planned activity, to be forwarded to the National Executive TPN Coordinator

  •   A maximum of 50% of any TPN’s Activity Grant may be spent on national conferences.  TES rates and conditions will apply.

  •   TPN funded events must be open to all teachers and clearly advertised as such in the websites.

  •   A realistic estimate of expenses should be presented, based on grant levels and maximum limits of funding.

  •   A reference number is required for each activity proposed.  Use this reference number for subsequent claims.

  •   Keep an attendance register for all activities and include it with your claim.

  •   Activities with fewer than 10 participants cannot be funded through TPN; this does not apply to meetings of the Executive Committee.  TPNs are free to run events with fewer participants using their own funds.


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Local Activity Report
(claim on activities)
Claims to be made as soon as an activity happens and sent to TPN Coordinator

  • Lecturers must be paid by the nominated Education Centre in order to deduct the appropriate taxes.  

  •  Vouchers ‘in lieu’ of payment may not be claimed for; neither can items such as flowers, wine or promotional bags.

  •  When preparing a claim please bear in mind your costs as estimated; while some flexibility will be allowed, costs claimed should be consistent with costs estimated.

  •  Include copy of attendance list, invoices, receipts and lecturers’ claims.

  •  Participants’ claims must include BOTH school and home address.

  •  Evaluation forms must be kept for all events and presented if requested.

  •  Exam review events cannot get TPN funding, unless some form of CPD is also offered.


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National Executive Administration Expenditure Claim
To be completed by the National Executive.  All  invoices, receipts and travel claims to be included.

Items that can be claimed are:

  • website hosting and domain name

  • design of newsletter

  • T&S of the national executive to a maximum of 40% of grant, or as approved

  • membership of other groups

  • insurance


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ADDITIONAL FORMS









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Irish versions in progress



 
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