TEACHER INDUCTION & DROICHEAD INFORMATION 2019 - 2020
Welcome to the NIPT page for Waterford Teachers' Centre.
Dear Newly Qualified Teacher.
Important Information for NQTs regarding their registration requirements for the Teaching Council.
● Attendance at the NIPT Induction Workshop Programme is a requirement
● Workshops are not a requirement for NQTs engaging in the Droichead process.
● However, NQTs participating in Droichead can count a workshop as an Additional Professional Learning Activity , with the agreement of their Professional Support Team in school.
● If you are teaching in a school with 16 or more classroom teachers (Primary), or more than 400 pupils (Post-primary) or in a SEN Setting, your only route of Induction is via the Droichead process.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us by email.
NQTs should note and discuss the following information with their PST members:
NQTs must apply for Droichead via the ‘My Registration’ portal on www.teachingcouncil.ie and receive a confirmation email before attending Cluster Meeting 1.
Cluster Meeting 1 must be attended before attending other cluster meetings and we recommend that NQTs attend Cluster Meeting 1 ASAP after commencing the Droichead process.
NQTs are required to attend one cluster meeting (specific to their sector, Primary or Post-Primary) per term in sequential order for the duration of their Droichead Process. Waterford Teachers' Centre dates/times are advertised on our website www.wtc.ie for you to book a place on the Cluster Meetings full academic year.