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Post Date: 12 January 2022

JCAD is now open to schools to allow the input of data for some students certificates of completion. This state certificate is to issue to each student through their schools, confirming completion of their Junior Cycle programme of study, including the list of subjects, short courses and/or priority learning units and the level at which the subject was studied. JCAD relates to Junior Cycle 2021 students who were following a Level 1 or 2 Learning Programme only.  JCAD should appear on ESINET for schools. Any schools who have queries related to JCAD should contact JCPA@education.gov.ie

Post Date: 11 January 2022

All Special Schools received an email from JCT on Monday 10th of January outlining the details of L1LPs and L2LPs CPD for 2022. Schools should complete the booking form as soon as possible to secure their chosen date. CPD booking will close on Wednesday the 19th of January. Any Special School who didn’t receive the email should contact info@jct.ie

Post Date: 19 November 2020

Schools can apply for CPD support on the L1LPS and L2LPs via Zoom this year. To apply schools should use their schools jct registration portal. Schools can click on the orange button for L1LPs/L2LPs support.

There are 3 options available;

 Live Support: a 90 minute Zoom call going through the L1LPs and/or L2LPs with members of the SEN team and school management. This is designed for schools who are new to L1LPS and/or L2LPs or for staff who have had very little previous CPD on the programmes.

Remote Check in Call: a 90 minute Zoom call for a school who have implemented L1LPs and/or L2LPs with SEN team and teachers who are teaching the programmes. This is designed for a school who have students following the L1LPs and/or L2LPs and have had previous CPD on the programmes

Self Directed online engagement: Based on two interactive PDFs and screencasts on our website with any questions followed up by email support.

Post Date: 19 November 2020

Special Schools can avail of CPD for both L1LPs and L2LPs via Zoom this year. The details of this CPD and how to register for it will be shared early next week via email. Please ensure your school contact details are up to date on jct registration.