Where an applicant for registration as a Post-Primary teacher has completed a programme of teacher education outside of the Republic of Ireland, they are required to gain a knowledge and understanding of the history and structure of the Irish education system. They can do this by successfully completing an Aptitude Test (facilitated twice yearly by the Teaching Council) or an Adaptation Period in the History and Structure of the Irish Education System. Further information is available here or by emailing email@example.com.
Cancelled: History and Structure Exam
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of all colleges, the History and Structure Exam due to take place on Saturday, 14 March has been cancelled.
The next Exams will take place on Saturday, 11 July 2020 and Saturday, 14 November 2020. You can register your interest for either of these Exams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timeframe: A maximum period of three years is permitted to meet this requirement.