Education centres organise the local delivery of national programmes of teacher professional development on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. Centres also organise a varied local programme of activities for teachers, school management and parents in response to demand. Education centres are statutory bodies and are managed by voluntary management committees elected annually.
There are 21 full-time and 9 part-time education centres:
The TPN Administrator, Blackrock Education Centre, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 EW01
Centre for School Leadership (CSL)
The Centre for School Leadership (CSL)
has responsibility for the continuum of professional development for school leaders, from pre-appointment training and induction of newly appointed principals, to continuing professional development throughout careers.