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The Migrant Teacher Project aims to increase the participation of Immigrant Internationally Educated Teachers (IIETs) in Irish primary and post-primary schools. Established by Marino Institute of Education and co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020, through the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, and by the Department of Education, the project provides information, advice and training to migrant teachers who have qualified outside of Ireland, to help them to continue their profession in Ireland.

All teachers who wish to work in publicly funded schools in Ireland must register with the Teaching Council of Ireland. The Council examines the qualifications of teachers qualified outside Ireland, and usually identifies 'shortfalls' that must be addressed prior to full registration. The Migrant Teacher Project works with these teachers to support them through the process of registration and seeking employment.

The Project also provides a Bridging Programme to further enhance teachers' professional development and opportunities for securing employment. Applications for the 2021/22 Bridging Programme are now CLOSED. For more information please click here.

If you would like to contact a member of the MTP team, please email mtp@mie.ie.

If you wish to be updated on Migrant Teacher Project activities, join our mailing list by entering your details below.

If you provide your information here, you are giving your consent for us to keep your information, and contact you in relation to the Migrant Teacher Project. We will keep your information securely, and will not share it with any third parties, or use it for any other purpose. For information about Data Protection in Marino Institute of Education, see: https://www.mie.ie/en/About_Us/Information_Compliance/

This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020, through the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, and by the Department of Education

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