Workshop Schedule


Please note:  NO face-to-face workshops / cluster meetings will run in Term 1 – 2020/21

 Droichead - Cluster Meeting 1

Applications for the Droichead process are now open.  As in previous years, NQTs must apply for Droichead via the ‘My Registration’ portal on and receive a confirmation email from the Teaching Council before registering for Cluster Meeting 1.

Important Information for NQTs regarding Cluster Meeting 1 and NIPT Induction Workshops

 Register online at

NQTs undertaking the Droichead process are required to complete one Cluster Meeting per term.

 Cluster Meeting 1 will be available online only during Term 1 2020.

 Cluster Meeting 1 is now accessible for both Primary and Post-Primary NQTs.  Please note that access to Cluster Meeting 1 for Term 1 will close on Thursday, December 17th 2020

Induction workshops are open to all NQTs to support their professional learning. While they are not a requirement of the Droichead process, many NQTs use them as an Additional Professional Learning Activity.

The following Induction Workshops are available online

 Cross Sectoral

  1. Child Protection & Safety
  2. Inclusion
  3. Teacher Professionalism & Wellbeing


  1. Planning & Preparation
  2. Numeracy: Developing good Practice in Mathematics Teaching
  3. Muineadh na Gaeilge

Post Primary

  1. SSE & Planning
  2. Supporting Students with SEN
  3. Numeracy for All

 Please monitor the NIPT website for further updates.

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