The Teaching Council is the regulator of the teaching profession and promotes professional standards in teaching. It acts in the interests of the public good while upholding and enhancing the reputation and status of the teaching profession. Watch a video about the work of the Council

Droichead Pilot

Droichead is a new model of induction and probation for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) which is currently being piloted in schools on an opt-in basis. It is the period of supported professional practice which an NQT will undertake following initial registration.

If you or your school would like to play a part in shaping a new model for induction and probation, please click here for more details of the Droichead pilot programme.

Telephone Opening Hours

Our telephone lines are open Monday to Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm.

T: +353 1 651 7900        LoCall: 1890 224 224

Alternatively, you may wish to email your query to info@teachingcouncil.ie

If you wish to visit the Council offices, appointments must be made in advance.
Please click here for further information.

Please note that a call recording system is in place and calls may be recorded for training purposes.

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  • Block A, Maynooth Business Campus, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
  • Phone: +353 1 651 7900 LoCall: 1890 224 224
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  • Email: info@teachingcouncil.ie


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