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Driochead Primary Cluster Meetings 2018-2019

 Notice for Primary NQTs undertaking Droichead as a route to Induction:

From September 2017, Droichead is the sole route to Induction for NQTs in SEN settings 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.

NQTs must register with the Education Centre to attend a cluster meeting. Cluster meetings may only be attended by NQTs who have submitted a DR1 Form via the Teaching Council website (www.teachingcouncil.ie). DR1 Forms must be submitted by NQTs within 5 working days of commencement of the Droichead process. The National Cluster Meeting Schedule will be sent to all NQTs who submit a DR1 Form.

All NQTs engaging in the Droichead process must attend Cluster Meeting 1 before attending Cluster 2 and 3.

At cluster meetings, NQTs will present Form D to be stamped by the facilitator as proof of attendance. Form D is available at www.teachingcouncil.ie.  Please have this form with you on the night.

In addition to this, NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process should also engage in one other professional learning activity. This may include attendance at an NIPT workshop which NQTs must register with the EC to attend.

 

 

 Driochead Timetable 2018-2019 Driochead Cluster Timetable for 2018-2019

Further information, including the Droichead policy, is available on www.teachingcouncil.ie

Registration for the cluster meetings will be available under upcoming course on the website in mid August.

Driochead Post Primary Cluster Meetings 2018-2019

 Notice for Post Primary NQTs undertaking Droichead as a route to Induction:

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.

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 www.teachingcouncil.ie DR-1 Forms must be submitted by NQTs within 5 working days of commencement of the Droichead process.

All NQTs engaging in the Droichead process must attend Cluster Meeting 1 before attending Cluster 2 and 3.

NQTs must register with the Education Centre to attend a cluster meeting. The National Cluster Meeting Schedule will be sent to all NQTs who submit a DR-1 Form to www.teachingcouncil.ie  when applying to undertake the Droichead process through the DR-1 application.

At cluster meetings, NQTs will present Form D to be stamped by the facilitator as proof of attendance. Form D is available at www.teachingcouncil.ie.  Please have this form with you on the night.

In addition to this, NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process should also engage in one other professional learning activity. This may include attendance at an NIPT workshop. 

Further information, including the Droichead policy is available on www.teachingcouncil.ie

 Drioichead Timetable of Cluster Meetings 2018- 2019 Driochead Cluster Timetable for 2018-2019
These can be booked on our website from mid August. 

NIPT On-Line Workshops 2018/2019

The following online workshops are being offered in 2018/19:

Primary : Planning and Preparation

Post -Primary : SSE and Planning and Supporting Students with SEN in Mainstream Classes.

Please note that the online Child Protection (Cross-Sectoral) workshop is no longer available.

● NQTs can access and complete the online workshops via the Induction Workshop Programme page on our website www.teacherinduction.ie or by using the following link: http://onlinelearning.teacherinduction.ie/

● If NQTs have any queries in relation to the online workshops please direct them to email their queries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

● Online workshops will close for the summer period from Friday June 29th and will reopen on Monday August 20th.

National Induction Programme for Teachers - NIPT

Workshop Programme

The NIPT, in collaboration with the Education Centre Network (ATECI), facilitates a Workshop Programme for newly qualified primary and post-primary teachers (NQTs). The Workshop Programme consists of a series of 13 primary and 12 post-primary workshops, facilitated by experienced teachers who have received training from NIPT.

The NQT application form is now availabe to download now NQT Application Form 2018- 2019

Once you register you will be allocated to a group for your workshops and sent a timetable.  

Important Information for NQTs regarding their registration requirements for the Teaching Council.

 

  • An NIPT Workshop is a requirement for NQTs in schools who are completing Probation (Primary or PQE (Post Primary).
  • Workshops are not a requirement for NQTs engaging in the Droichead process.
  • However, NQTs participating in Droichead can count this workshop as an Additional Professional Learning Activity, with the agreement of their Professional Support Team in school.
Schedule of workshops for 2018-2019 NQT Workshop Schedule 2018-2019

NQT Workshops 2018/2019

NIPT 2018/19 Workshop Programme: to register please download the registration form 2018 -2019  below and return to Navan Education Centre by post, fax 046 9067065 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Once you are registered you will be emailed your timetable for the coming year.

NQT REGISTRATION FORM

Contact the Centre

Navan Education Centre,
Athlumney,
Navan,
Co. Meath.
Eir Code: C15 RK03


Phone: +353 46 9067040
Fax: +353 46 9067065

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
GPS: 53.653121,-6.679589

How can I book myself on a course?

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When registering please use your personal email rather the school email.

You can then login using your email address or username and password and book your course.

Once registered check your email and look out for the email "Navan Education Centre CPD Courses - Your details"

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