Important Information for NQTs regarding Cluster Meetings and NIPT Induction Workshops
Please note the following:
NQTs undertaking the Droichead process are required to complete one Cluster Meeting per term.
Cluster Meetings will be available via Zoom as per the Cluster Meetings Calendar. This should be read in tandem with Cluster Meetings: Important Information and Attendance Protocols which includes a link to register. Both of these are available on the scrolling news section of www.teacherinduction.ie
NQTs must apply for Droichead via www.teachingcouncil.ie and receive a confirmation email from the Teaching Council before registering for Cluster Meeting 1.
Please note: NQTs must attend Cluster Meeting 1 before attending any subsequent cluster meetings.
Cluster Meeting 1
The online facilitation of CM1 resumes this week over a 2-week period in line with the National Calendar. See here for full details including attendance protocols & registration link. Registration for Cluster Meetings continue to be released via Donegal EC.
Cluster Meeting 2
Registration for Droichead Cluster Meeting 2 will open on January 24th 2022 via https://nipt-droichead.com/. Cluster Meeting 2 will be facilitated via Zoom from the week beginning January 31st and dates/times will be released on a weekly basis.
A suite of online workshops continues to be available to NQTs: 5 Primary workshops; 7 Post-Primary workshops and 3 Cross-Sectoral workshops.
Induction workshops are open to all NQTs to support their professional learning. While they are not a requirement of the Droichead process, many NQTs use them as an Additional Professional Learning Activity.
Please note the addition of the Post-Primary workshop Stretching All Learners to our provision.