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  • Post Date: 26 March 2020

    Graphics in Action Webinar

    Graphics in Action, a webinar hosted by the JCt4 Graphics team will be presented live at 7.30 pm on 1st April 2020. More information here…

  • Post Date: 12 March 2020


    All core & elective face-to-face CPD workshops scheduled by JCT to take place in Education Centres, and other locations, between 13th and 29th March 2020 inclusive are cancelled. 

  • Post Date: 23 March 2020

    JCToday March 2020

    JCToday Newsletter March 2020 is now available. 

    Live version here…

    Previous issues here...

  • Post Date: 20 March 2020

    Weeks of Webinars 2020

    JCT WOW Weeks of Webinars event will run from March 23rd to April 23rd 2020. Teachers can register to participate in our webinars by visiting the homepage of www.jct.ie. Full details here...

    Week 1 here...

    Week 2 here...

    Week 3 here...

  • Post Date: 11 March 2020

    Arts in Junior Cycle

    Elective Arts in Junior Cycle workshops continue to run across the country for teachers of Junior Cycle. 

    More information here...

    These additional workshops also have spaces available;

    Mobile Storytelling (spaces on 28th March only) here...

    Prisms, The Garage Theatre, Monaghan (21st March) here...

  • Post Date: 10 March 2020

    STE(A)M in Junior Cycle 2020

    This year’s theme is “Solution Generation”. Registration is through education centres or via QR code on this flyer. For more information click here.... 

  • Post Date: 09 March 2020

    Weeks of Webinars 2020

    Elective Online CPD, Weeks of Webinars 2020 coming up …

    Week 1 (March 23rd-26th) click here...

    Week 2 (March 30th – April 2nd) click here...

    Week 3 (April 20th-23rd) click here...

    Full list click here...

    Register here... 

  • Post Date: 09 March 2020

    Wood Technology Design Initiative

    National Tree Week runs from 21st to 27th March this year. To celebrate Tree Week JCt4 are running a design initiative to celebrate trees, as the rationale in the Wood Technology specification reads: ‘one of our key natural resources’.

    As part of this initiative 1st year Wood Technology students are asked to design an artefact that celebrates how forests and trees contribute to the enhancement of both our environment and wellbeing.

    Please submit entries to jct4competitions@jct.ie by Friday 3rd April 2020

    More information can be found here...

  • Post Date: 09 March 2020

    Student Voice Elective Workshop

    Student Voice workshops are being held this April/May. These workshops are aimed at teachers who are interested in promoting Student Voice within their own classroom/school. More information here…

  • Post Date: 03 March 2020

    Philosophy Elective Workshop

    An experiential workshop to support students’ learning experience within the Philosophy Short Course and beyond. Spaces still available in Galway and Limerick – Register Today! More information here...

  • Post Date: 28 February 2020

    3D Printing In The Classroom

    JCT in collaboration with I-Form and the SFI Research Centre are running 3D printing electives in 3 different locations around the country. More information here...

  • Post Date: 24 February 2020

    First Year Graphics Exhibition

    The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) have partnered with the JCt4 Graphics team to offer an opportunity for first-year Graphics students to have their work exhibited at the RIAI headquarters. More information here ... 

  • Post Date: 20 February 2020

    Arts in Junior Cycle Workshops

    The Arts in Junior Cycle team are delighted to present additional elective workshops for March 2020:

    Click here... for Mobile Storytelling.

    Click here... for Prisms in The Garage Theatre, Monaghan.

    Click here... for Get your World Turning - additional workshops have been added, by popular demand.

  • Post Date: 12 February 2020

    Digital Media Literacy Workshop

    Elective workshops on ‘Digital Media Literacy’ venues and registration details can be consulted in the flyer here...

  • Post Date: 24 January 2020

    Arts in Junior Cycle

    We are delighted to announce elective Arts in Junior Cycle opportunities for teachers of Junior Cycle. More information here …

  • Post Date: 21 January 2020

    Graphics Elective Workshop

    JCt4 Junior Cycle Graphics elective workshops exploring the use of CAD packages will be held in local Education Centres. More information here …

  • Post Date: 21 January 2020

    Arts in Junior Cycle Elective Workshop

    Arts in Junior Cycle team are delighted to offer workshops for teachers of Junior Cycle Wood Technology. More information here …

  • Post Date: 13 January 2020

    JCTodayJanuary 2020

    JCToday Newsletter January 2020 is now available. 

    PDF version here ...

    Live version here...

    Previous issues here ...

  • Post Date: 10 December 2019

    JCT in Conversation with Parents

    “JCT in Conversation with Parents” video is available here...

    It is found on the Communication with Parents page of the Leadership section of jct.ie, here..., along with many other resources to support schools communicating Junior Cycle to parents. 

  • Post Date: 10 December 2019

    STE(A)M in Junior Cycle 2020

    This year’s theme is “Solution Generation”. Registration is through education centres or via QR code on this flyer. For more information click here.... 

  • Post Date: 21 November 2019

    Wellbeing Commonly Asked Questions document can be viewed here...

  • Post Date: 18 November 2019

    The ETBI Journal of Education is now available as an online digital production. Please click here...

  • Post Date: 14 November 2019

    L1LP/L2LP School Visits

    Next closing date for post-primary schools looking for L1LPs/L2LPs school visit is Friday 22nd November 2019.  Please click on dropdown arrow in orange banner on www.jctregistration.ie. These visits will take place from January to May 2020. Applications received after the closing date will have to be scheduled in the new academic year.

    Special Schools – if you haven’t booked your Junior Cycle L1LPs/L2LPs Wellbeing Day please contact Sarah Nally asap, click here... for email address.

    We are re-launching our Padlets as a way for teachers to share L1LPs and L2LPs resources. Please add a few resources to each of them. Here are the links L1LPs and L2LPs.

  • Post Date: 14 November 2019

    Gaeilge and MFL Sample Papers 2020

    The latest SEC sample papers are available online www.examinations.ie click here...

  • Post Date: 06 October 2019

    National MFL Digital Story Award

    Junior Cycle for Teachers Team MFL and Post Primary Languages Ireland are delighted to introduce: 

    What's Your Story? National MFL Digital Story Award

    This exciting award for MFL students in Junior Cycle is accompanied by a 2-hour elective workshop to support teachers in using digital storytelling in the classroom. 

    To register, please click here...

    All details are provided here...

  • Post Date: 01 October 2019

    How are we equipping our young people to flourish in The Fourth Industrial Revolution? The role of creativity in the Junior Cycle Classroom

    Article by Fiona O’Brien, Team leader for School Leadership, Junior Cycle for Teachers here...

  • Post Date: 20 September 2019

    Key dates for Junior Cycle Classroom Based Assessments for 2019/2020 can be found here...

  • Post Date: 29 August 2019

    JCT Calendar & Planner 2019/2020


  • Post Date: 23 August 2019

    Ceardlanna Roghnacha do Mhúinteoirí Gaeilge na Sraithe Sóisearaí ar siúl an Fómhar seo, a thuilleadh eolais ar fáil anseo...

  • Post Date: 22 August 2019

    Visual Art Webinar

    Details of our webinar ‘Classroom-Based Assessment 2 and Final Assessment in Junior Cycle Visual Art’ can be found here...

  • Post Date: 27 May 2019

    The Webinar "Guidance Related Units of Learning" is now available online here...

    The Webinar "Exploring Other Areas of Learning in Junior Cycle" is now available online here...

  • Post Date: 10 May 2019

    We have now updated our planning document for CBAs in the Leadership section of our Website. It is to be read in conjunction with the NCCA document, Key dates for Classroom-Based Assessments 2019/2020.

    Both documents are available here.

  • Post Date: 05 March 2019

    Coding In Action Initiative 2017-2019: Associated press release and publication of the initiative’s Interim report as phase 1, involving 50 schools nationwide, comes to an end in the current school year, and as 50 more schools are identified for participation in phase 2 of the initiative (2019-2021).


  • Post Date: 13 December 2018

    Special Schools and Further Education Sector

    JCAD Handbook and User Guide

  • Post Date: 03 December 2018

    Please find attached a handbook and appendices for schools to assist in the issuing of the JCPA


    The handbook also contains the following:

    Appendix 1 - Checklist

    Appendix 2 - Logos and Signatures

    Appendix 3 -  Privacy Notice and Consent Forms

    Appendix 4 - Samples of JCPAs for 2018

    Please complete Appendix 2 should you wish to submit or update your school crest or signatures by Wednesday the 5th December, 2018.

    (Please note, only Principal and Year Head signatures can appear on the JCPA).  Vice/Deputy Principal or Co-Ordinator will not appear on the JCPA.

    Please note that the administration grant to support schools with production of the JCPAs will also issue in the coming days.

    Should you have any queries please email jcpa@education.gov.ie.  Please ensure you quote your school name and roll number in all correspondence”.

  • Post Date: 27 September 2018

    Enhancing Teacher Professional Collaboration Through Junior Cycle Reform


  • Post Date: 01 June 2018

    The Potential for Expanding Wellbeing Learning beyond CSPE, PE, SPHE, and Guidance


  • Post Date: 18 May 2018

    Student voice and choice – exploring new worlds in our Science classrooms


  • Post Date: 11 April 2018



  • Post Date: 14 March 2018

    Our recent Leadership for Learning Conference showcased the learning from our ATS2020 Erasmus + project . This short video shows some of the highlights from the day: Video...

  • Post Date: 12 December 2017

    Placing the Student at the Centre of Learning


  • Post Date: 12 December 2017

    Professional Time / Am Gairmiúil


  • Post Date: 30 August 2017

    Cluster Day Information Leaflet

    View here...

  • Post Date: 25 May 2018

    JCT Email Disclaimer

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