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If you are a teacher it’s a legal requirement to register with the Teaching Council in order to receive a salary paid by the State. This ensures all teachers are qualified, capable and ethical professionals.
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All teachers are legally required to be vetted by the National Vetting Bureau. It is the role of the Teaching Council to administer vetting for teachers in Ireland.
Fitness to Teach
The Teaching Council is responsible for promoting high professional standards in teaching, for the benefit of pupils and students, and the profession.
Your comprehensive hub for all things related to teaching and education. You will find a wealth of valuable resources to support your journey as an educator, including insightful research in schools, an extensive collection of resources to explore and an online library for registered teachers.
The Teaching Council is the professional standards body for the teaching profession, which promotes and regulates professional standards in teaching. It acts in the interests of the public good while upholding and enhancing standards in the teaching profession.
Here is a collection of journal articles and eBooks that may support your engagement with Cosán.
Talking to learn: the role of dialogue in professional development, Philippa Cordingley
Instructional Leadership: The Art of Asking Questions to Promote Teaching Effectiveness, Kenzie Rushton
Effective Professional Conversations, Helen Timperley
Professional conversations and improvement-focused feedback. A review of the research literature and the impact on practice and student outcomes, Helen Timperley
Teaching reflective writing: thoughts on developing a reflective writing framework to support teacher candidates, Donna L. Pasternak and Karen K. Rigoni
Using journal writing to enhance reflective practice, David Boud
The Importance of Teachers Writing on TESOL, Jill Burton
Take a photograph: Teacher reflection through narrative, Narelle Lemon
Using photography to heighten critical thinking, Vincent Miholic
Eliciting and assessing reflective practice: A case study in Web 2.0 technologies, Kelly A. Parkes and Sara Kajder