Droichead is the new integrated induction process for teachers and is available to both primary and post-primary teachers.
The traditional processes of Probation, Post-qualification Employment (PQE) and the Induction Workshop Programme either have concluded or are being phased out.
It is important to note that Droichead is the only route of induction for all primary and post-primary teachers registered from 1 June 2020.
Cluster Meetings will be available via Zoom as per the Cluster Meeting Calendar here. This should be read in tandem with ‘Cluster Meetings: Important Information and Attendance Protocols’ here which includes a link to register.
NQTs must apply for Droichead via www.teachingcouncil.ie and receive a confirmation email from the Teaching Council before registering for Cluster Meeting 1.
Droichead Cluster Meetings are confined to NQT's participating in the Droichead process.
NQTs must apply for Droichead via www.teachingcouncil.ie and receive a confirmation email from the Teaching Council (which provides approval to commence the Droichead process) prior to engaging in any cluster meetings.
Each cluster meeting is a forum where NQTs can discuss and seek clarification about the Droichead process and professional practice. NQTs are encouraged to ask questions, seek guidance, reflect upon particular challenges and share successes, ideas and experiences.
Cluster meetings are facilitated by experienced NIPT Associates and provide avenues of both professional and personal support to NQTs. This shared-learning approach builds professional relationships, confidence and competence.
Cluster Meetings will be available as per the Cluster Meetings Calendar. As outlined in the Cluster Meetings: Important Information and Attendance Protocols document, registrations will open the week before the events.
Droichead Cluster Meetings will be facilitated via Zoom. Dates/times will be released on a weekly basis. Protocols apply, NQTs wishing to attend are required to familiarise themselves with them prior to registering. Protocols and the link to register can be accessed here.
Registration for the week commencing 27th February will open on Monday 20th February at 8.30am.
Registration for the week commencing 6th March will open on Monday 27th February at 8.30am.
CM1 trí Ghaeilge
Beidh an cnuaschruinniú 1 seo ar fáil trí Zoom. Tá prótacail tinrimh i bhfeidhm agus ní mór do MNCanna a bhfuil fonn orthu freastal ar an gcnuaschruinniú a bheith eolach orthu roimh clárú. Tá tuilleadh eolais maidir le prótacail tinrimh atá i bhfeidhm anseo.
Is féidir clárú le haghaidh Cnuaschruinniú 1 (Bunscoil) trí Ghaeilge an tseachtain ag tosú 16 Eanáir. Beidh an cnuaschruinniú ar fáil trí Zoom ar an 24 Eanáir. Féach anseo le haghaidh tuilleadh eolais maidir le Prótacail Tinrimh. Coiméad súil ar an suíomh Ionad Oideachais Chondae Dhún na nGall chun clárú do CM1.
Is féidir clárú le haghaidh Cnuaschruinniú 1 (Iar-Bhunscoil) trí Ghaeilge an tseachtain ag tosú 23 Eanáir agus beidh an Cnuaschruinniú ar fáil trí Zoom ar an 31 Eanáir. Féach anseo le haghaidh tuilleadh eolais maidir le Prótacail Tinrimh. Coiméad súil ar an suíomh Ionad Oideachais Chondae Dhún na nGall chun clárú do CM1.
NQTs who have engaged fully in the 2-hour CM can access their Certificate of Completion from their user profile within 10 working days of attendance at the meeting. Please note this option is only available after your cluster meeting attendance has been verified by Donegal Education Centre.
Please follow these steps: