NEW!! National Induction Programme for Teachers (NIPT) Induction and Droichead Workshops Term 2020-21
Induction Workshop Programme
As you are aware, a number of Induction workshops became available online during Term 3 2019-20. That online suite continues to be available to NQTs who require them throughout the Term ahead (2020-21) via the NIPT online learning platform. Unfortunately, face-to-face workshops will not run in Term 1 2020-21 as the Induction workshops will be entirely online for this Term.
Two new online workshops will be added to the suite mid-way through this Term:
- Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being, NIPTWS01 (Cross-Sectoral)
- Múineadh na Gaeilge, NIPTWS12 (Primary)
Droichead, Cluster Meeting 1
As in previous years, NQTs must apply for Droichead via the ‘My Registration’ portal on the Teaching Council website and receive a confirmation email from the Teaching Council before registering for Cluster Meeting 1.
Cluster Meeting 1 will be available online only during Term 1 2020. It is anticipated that this provision will begin during early October via the NIPT online learning platform.
NIPT will monitor the completion of Cluster Meeting 1 during this time. The NIPT website will be updated when this becomes available and the Teaching Council will publish the date on which applications for the Droichead process will open.
Similiar to the Induction Workshops Calendar, we will continue to monitor the situation and subsequently plan for Term 2. We do not plan on circulating a Cluster Meeting Calendar for the moment.