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Useful Resources and Links

  • For information about registering with the Teaching Council of Ireland, visit: the Teaching Council website
  • Looking for teaching jobs? Most jobs in Primary and Post-Primary (Secondary) schools are advertised on www.educationposts.ie
  • Need to know what 'Competent Authority' can issue proof of Qualified Teacher Status in the country where you qualified? See our list.
  • For information on the SCG / OCG Irish Language examinations for primary school teachers visit: www.ilrweb.ie
  • The Professional Development Service for Teachers is the country’s largest single support service offering professional learning opportunities to teachers and school leaders in a range of pedagogical, curricular and educational areas - visit www.pdst.ie
  • www.jct.ie offers a range of CPD supports to teachers of the Junior Cycle - this is a very useful resource!
  • The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is a statutory body of the Department of Education and Skills, advising the Department on curriculum and assessment - visit them at www.ncca.ie
  • Developed by the NCCA, www.curriculumonline.ie provides a range of useful supports and interesting ideas to help teachers explore the curriculum
  • www.education.ie is the official website of the Department of Education and Skills and well work exploring
  • Information on teacher unions can be found on each of three websites www.into.ie for Primary, www.asti.ie for Post-Primary/Secondary and www.tui.ie for Post-Primary, Higher and Further Education.
  • There are 21 full-time and 9 part-time Education Centres in Ireland, providing teachers with a range of supports, courses and resources. For information on where to find your local Education Centre go to www.esci.ie for a full listing
  • If you are applying for a job, it is vitally important that you first check-out the school websites! A full list of all schools in Ireland, with contact details can be found at https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/Statistics/Data-on-Individual-Schools/
  • It is also useful to understand a little about the way schools are run and managed in Ireland - www.citizensinformation.ie/en/education/the_irish_education_system/ gives a very useful overview
  • You will also find a Facebook Group for Immigrant Internationally Educated Teachers at International Teachers in Ireland Group

If you have information you think would be useful for Immigrant Internationally Educated Teachers seeking registration or employment in schools in Ireland, please email us at mtp@mie.ie

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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