Notice for Post Primary NQTs undergoing the Droichead process of Induction:
From September 2016, NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process must attend one cluster meeting per term (2 hour duration), while undertaking the process.
A minimum of 3 cluster meetings will be available each year.
All NQTs engaging in the Droichead process must attend Cluster Meeting 1 before attending Cluster 2 and 3. As per the workshop programme, NQTs must register with the Education Centre to attend a cluster meeting. The National Cluster Meeting Schedule will be sent to all NQTs who submit a DR1 Form to www.lec.ie when applying to undertake the Droichead process.
In addition to this, NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process should also engage in one other professional learning activity. This may include attendance at an NIPT workshop.
At cluster meetings, NQTs will present Form D to be stamped by the facilitator as proof of attendance. Form D is available at www.teachingcouncil.ie. Please have this form with you on the night.
Cluster 1, which is a compulsory for NQTS who are undertaking the Droichead route to induction, and have not already competed Cluster 1 will take place in Clare Education Centre on 30th January 2017 from 5 - 7pm.