Search results1080 results available
If you require information, guidance and support on any aspect of the Induction/EPD programme or the role of the Teacher Tutor please contact the Induction/EPD team on the contact details below.
EPD sees the focus of reflection shift from thinking about teaching to thinking about learning and is designed to ensure that you continue to receive the support from within the teaching profession which is characteristic of the best practice of professional development.
All Induction Teachers, including those on permanent, temporary, full time or part time contracts and those working on a day-to-day substitute teaching basis, have an entitlement to professional development.
Induction and EPD normally take 3 years to complete (possibly longer depending on your employment circumstances). You will be supported through this process by the Induction and EPD team at the Education Authority.
Find out contact details for TESS staff
You are required to keep a portfolio of evidence of your ongoing professional development and reflective practice during Early Professional Development (EPD) which will include 2 Professional Development Activities mapped against appropriate GTCNI teacher competences.
Congratulations on qualifying as a teacher! You are now in the second stage of your Career Long Professional Development (CLPD) having successfully completed your Initial Teacher Training. The Induction year normally takes one school year to complete. During this stage, you are required to engage in competence based professional development and present evidence of this in a portfolio.
The purpose of this EA TV programme is to provide you with further guidance on what is involved in order to complete the Induction process.
It is compulsory for all Beginning Teachers to participate in the Northern Ireland Induction and Early Professional Development Programme, regardless of where they have completed their Initial Teacher Training.
Congratulations on qualifying as a teacher and welcome to the Induction pages of the web site. You are now in the second stage of your Career Long Professional Development (CLPD) having successfully completed your Initial Teacher Training.
As Part of the Department of Education’s Review of Special Educational Needs and Inclusion, Capacity Building Programme, the Resource File was published in 2012 to assist teachers and the education workforce to support children with special educational needs in schools.
This section contains a range of key publications and useful resources.
Welcome to the Teacher Tutor pages of the website. As Teacher Tutor you play an important role in supporting Beginning Teachers within the school context.
Transition is a time of change when a child, with the support of their family, makes decisions as to which path to follow as they move from educational provision to adult life.
New Teacher Tutors who have not had this responsibility before are invited to a one day course to consider their role and how to effectively support teachers during Induction and EPD.
The Education Authority (EA) has a dedicated Autism Advisory and Intervention Service (AAIS)
Congratulations - you have completed the Induction phase of your teaching career.
What comes next?
Your professional journey started with learning to teach during your higher education course, then continued with developing your competence through the Induction programme, and now you are ready to move into the Early Professional Development (EPD) phase. EPD is a progressive 2 year programme of reflective practice that builds on your experiences during Induction. The EPD process sees a shift in focus from consolidating your teaching skills to reflecting on the effectiveness of the learning. As an EPD teacher you will continue to receive support and guidance from within the teaching profession, all of which is essential for career -long Teacher Professional Learning (TPL).
This short EA tv programme will introduce you to the requirements of the EPD process.