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Recent News

The Irish Mathematical Trust have set up an Award for Irish Teachers of Mathematics, a reward to the teachers that inspire and draw out the potential of all students.  The main award consists of a trophy together with €10,000 and everyone who is nominated receives a 'Thank You Teacher' poster for their school.  Details can be found on https://www.irishmathstrust.com/teachersaward

Attention Primary NQTs
New Workshop
Individual Education Planning for Pupils with Special Educational Needs (Primary)
Numbers permitting, a new workshop to support teacher planning in special educational settings will be run in Blackrock Education centre on December 13th 2017. The workshop is a collaboration between the NIPT and The Special Educational Support Service (NCSE-SESS). Find out more in the Q&A below.
 
Date and Time: Wednesday 13th December 2017 19.00 -21.00
Venue: Blackrock Education Centre
 
Register through www.blackrockec.ie

 
From September 2017, Droichead is the sole route to Induction for NQTs in SEN settings and in large post primary schools of 700 or more students and in large primary schools of 24 (or more) classroom teachers.
NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process must attend one 2-hour cluster meeting per term for the duration of their Droichead process.
 
Cluster Meetings may only be attended by NQTs who have submitted a DR-1 Form on  http://www.teachingcouncil.ie/en/Teacher-Education/Droichead/Droichead-Information-Forms-Videos-and-Webinars/Droichead-Forms.  DR-1 Forms must be...

It is a Teaching Council registration requirement for all NQTs who have completed their initial teacher education since July 2012 to participate in the NIPT Workshop or Droichead Programme. NQTs have three years from their initial date of registration with the Teaching Council to complete the NIPT workshop programme. 
Blackrock Education Centre’s NIPT NQT workshop series will commence September 5th 2017.
Further information here

Droichead
Droichead (bridge in Irish) is the enhanced model of induction for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs). This will be the recognised route of induction for all new...