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Webinar: Why our Teachers Need to Know Their Law

Event Date: 25 February 2021

We hosted a webinar in collaboration with The Education Support Centres Ireland (ESCI) on Why Our Teachers Need to Know Their Law.

You don’t have to be a lawyer to be a teacher but knowledge of the law is essential if you are to survive in an increasingly compliance-driven school context.

At this webinar, our expert speakers discussed your legal obligations including:

  • Your duty as an employee
  • Your duty of care to students
  • Child Protection
  • Teaching council code of conduct
  • Case studies will be referenced which will help demystify an otherwise complex area

You can contact the speakers directly:
Ian O'Herlihy, Partner & Head of Education, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP - ioherlihy@mhc.ie
Fiona Sheil, Associate, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP - fsheil@mhc.ie
Catherine Kelly, Senior Associate, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP -ckelly@mhc.ie
David Ruddy, BL, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP - druddy@mhc.ie
David McCague, Chairperson of ESCI, Director of Monaghan Education Centre 
Stephanie Keating, Director of Athlone Education Centre

To view the webinar recording, please click the video below.

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