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13th October 2018 - Employment Training Day

We were delighted to partner with New Communities Partnership's Migrant Access Programme to host an Employment Training Day on 13th October 2018. This training was specifically developed for Immigrant Internationally Educated Teachers who have already registered with the Teaching Council and are seeking employment. More information.

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6th September 2018 - European Conference on Educational Research

We have been conducting a Needs Analysis with teachers and school leaders, in order to ensure our Bridging Programme provides the best possible experience for immigrant teachers. We were delighted to share the emerging findings from our Needs Analysis with researchers and teacher educators from around Europe at the annual conference of the European Education Research Association in Bolzano, Italy in September. We also linked in with other Bridging Programmes in Germany, Austria, Sweden, Australia and Switzerland. Download the slides from our presentation here.

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15th June 2018 - Migrant Teacher Project highlighted on Dublin Digital Radio

Dublin Digital Radio's Current Weekly podcast focussed on the Migrant Teacher Project in their Migration and Education special in June. Dr Emer Nowlan talked to Lizzy Beecham about how we can increase participation of Immigrant Internationally Educated Teachers in schools. Listen here.

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30th May 2018 - New Communities Partnership Roundtable

The Migrant Teacher Project was pleased to participate in the SIRIUS Roundtable organised by New Communities Partnership in May. The seminar considered the topic 'Enriching the Irish Education Experience' and was held in The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Dr Rory Mc Daid spoke about the project, and the benefits of a diverse teaching workforce for the integration of children from minority ethnic backgrounds.

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28th April 2018 - Teaching Council Seminar

We were delighted to host a seminar for Immigrant Internationally Educated Teachers with the Teaching Council on Saturday 28th April. Head of Registration, Maria Fitzgerald, and Head of Initial Teacher Education and Induction, Phil Fox, met with 100 migrant teachers to provide valuable information and advice.

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6th April 2018 - Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference

The team presented the project and Needs Analysis research to the Educational Studies Association of Ireland's annual conference in Dublin in April.

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March 2018 - Teacher Survey Launched

We are delighted to announce that our survey is now live! Many thanks to the teachers who helped us to design and pilot the survey. We want as many internationally educated teachers as possible to complete the survey, as it will provide us with important information, so please share it widely.

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31st January 2018 - Presenting to Integration Strategy Monitoring Committee

Dr Rory Mc Daid, Project Coordinator, presents to Ministers Flanagan and Stanton, on how supporting Migrant Teachers promotes integration.

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15th January 2018 - Metro Éireann

Melanie from France describes her path to employment in a North Dublin secondary school. Read more

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14th December 2017 - Irish Independent

Fintan McCutcheon, Balbriggan school principal, speaks about the importance of a diverse teaching workforce. Read more

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Matt Wallen speaks to the Irish Independent about his journey from American elementary school teacher to Galway principal and Irish language 'zealot'.

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27th November 2017 - Project Launch

Read Irish Times Article: Migrant Teachers invited to contact Marino Teaching Project

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Listen to Dr Rory Mc Daid on KFM Radio

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Read Project Launch Press Release

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25th May 2017

Department of Justice and Equality awards funding to the Migrant Teacher Project through the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration