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National Induction Programme for NQTs 2020/2021

Induction Workshops: Unfortunately, face-to-face workshops will not run in Term 1 2020/21, the Induction Workshops will be entirely online for this term.

A number of Induction Workshops became available online during Term 3 2019/20.  https://onlinelearning.teacherinduction.ie.


Workshop Title

Workshop Title

Workshop Title

Cross-sectoral (2)


Child Protection and Safety


Primary (2)        

Planning & Preparation

Numeracy: Developing Good Practice in Mathematics Teaching


Post-Primary (3)

SSE & Planning

Numeracy for All

Supporting Students with SEN

This online suite continues to be available to NQTs who require them throughout the term ahead via the NIPT online learning platform https://onlinelearning.teacherinduction.ie.

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)

Further information on term 2 will follow.


Cluster Meeting 1: NQTs must apply for Droichead via the ‘My Registration’ portal on www.teachingcouncil.ie 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 our online learning platform https://onlinelearning.teacherinduction.ie.

NIPT will monitor the completion of Cluster Meeting 1 during this time. NIPT website will be updated when this becomes available and the Teaching Council (www.teachingcouncil.ie) will publish the date on which applications for the Droichead process will open. Similar to the Induction Workshops Calendar, NIPT will continue to monitor the situation and subsequently plan for Term 2. 

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