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  • Post Date: 22 October 2019

    Arts in Junior Cycle Elective Autumn 2019 Workshops and Lemme START! Initiative

    The Arts in Junior Cycle team are delighted to offer a range of exciting opportunities for teachers of junior cycle for Autumn 2019.

    Elective Autumn 2019 Workshops - view here...

    Lemme Start 2019/20

    An initiative which will provide teachers of a junior cycle first year class, from any subject or discipline, with an opportunity to collaborate with a visiting literary artist for up to six hours of teacher and/or class contact time to further support their understanding principles and key skills of the junior cycle.

    The online application on www.jctregistration.ie

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Tuesday 5th November 2019 at 4.30 pm.

    More information here...

  • Post Date: 14 October 2019

    Graphics Webinar

    The JCt4 team will be running a live Graphics Webinar Wednesday this Wednesday at 7 p.m. The focus of the webinar will be ‘Engaging with the Graphics Specification’. For more details click here... 

    Teachers may register for the webinar via the following link..

  • Post Date: 09 October 2019

    Exploring Philosophy Workshop

    Final opportunity to attend an Introduction day of the NCCA Philosophy Short Course in Laois Education Centre, Sat 9th Nov 2019. Please bring a device and the short course specification with you. More Information 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

    L1LP/L2LP CPD Programme 2019-2020

    Special Schools:  

    A letter and email has been issued, please follow instructions in it, to book your school closure date.

    Mainstream post-primary schools:

    Book your 2-hour L1LPs or L2LPs workshop.  New and repeat visits available.  We are fully booked until Christmas 2019 but please register on www.jctregistration.ie  via the orange button and we will contact you.

  • 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: 27 September 2019


    JCT, in collaboration with Fighting Words, are delighted to offer the opportunity to participate in POW! Portfolio of Writing Project (Pilot Project 2019-2020) to Junior Cycle teachers of any discipline who wish to develop their writing practice in any genre or form, including but not limited to storyboard and short-form fiction. Closing date for receipt of applications is Tues 15th Oct 2019 at 5.00pm. More information here...

    Register at www.jctregistration.ie


  • Post Date: 27 September 2019

    Graphics Webinar

    The JCt4 team will be running a live Graphics Webinar Wednesday 16th October at 7 p.m. The focus of the webinar will be ‘Engaging with the Graphics Specification’. For more details click here... 

    Teachers may register for the webinar via the following link...

  • Post Date: 20 September 2019

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

  • Post Date: 17 September 2019

    National Ploughing Championships 2019

    Going to the Ploughing this year?  If yes, make sure to call to our stand at 432 in the Government Village.  We have Advisors from our Technology, Home Economics and Science teams on hand to answer all questions junior cycle related.


  • Post Date: 11 September 2019

    Me and My Music Autumn 2019

    We are delighted to announce our Arts in Junior cycle initiative for second-year music students is continuing this Autumn 2019. Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 18th September 2019. To register please visit www.jctregistration.ie

    All details 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: 24 June 2019

    JCToday Newsletter June 2019


    previous issues 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: 04 April 2019

    JCToday Newsletter March 2019


  • 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: 14 December 2018

    JCToday Newsletter December 2018

    Digital Copy and PDF...

  • 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: 09 November 2018

    JCToday Newsletter November 2018


  • Post Date: 27 September 2018

    Enhancing Teacher Professional Collaboration Through Junior Cycle Reform


  • Post Date: 23 May 2018

    JCT Newsletter No.11 May 2018


  • 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: 19 December 2017

    JCToday Newsletter Dec 2017


  • Post Date: 12 December 2017

    Placing the Student at the Centre of Learning


  • Post Date: 12 December 2017

    Other Areas of Learning on the JCPA

    JCT have just published a short document on reporting on ‘Other Areas of Learning’ for the Junior Cycle profile of Achievement (JCPA).

    It is available here...

  • Post Date: 12 December 2017

    Professional Time / Am Gairmiúil


  • Post Date: 30 August 2017

    Cluster Day Information Leaflet

    View here...

  • Post Date: 30 August 2017

    JCT Newsletter No. 9 August 2017

    View here...

  • Post Date: 23 February 2017

    JC Today Newsletter No.7 Sept 2016

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  • Post Date: 25 May 2018

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