Congratulations on the successful completion of Induction.
Early Professional Development (EPD) is the third stage of teacher
education, of a continuous integrated process which commences
with initial teacher education and progresses through the Induction
The EPD stage will normally take two years to complete.
It is important that you register for EPD stage each year.
Registration 2011 - 2012
Teacher Registration (NISTR)
2. EPD Process Overview
The Summative Report at the end of Induction can form the basis
for discussion with the Teacher Tutor to guide this stage of
Early Professional Development.
Chart of Teacher Education
Education Partnership Handbook
EPD Process Flowchart
School a Good School (DE)
Teaching: The Reflective Profession
3. Forms and Reports
As part of EPD you are asked to complete 2 Professional Development
Activities or PDAs. Both activities will focus on teaching and
learning and include educational technology to support learning.
You will be asked to demonstrate reflective practice.
Portfolio - An Overview
Portfolio - A Suggested Layout
4. Forms and Reports
At the end of each PDA the school is required to complete a
Quality Assurance Form.
retained by school
copy for EPD teacher
copy sent to SEELB
copy sent to -
Great Victoria Street
Assurance Template for the Professional Development Activity
of Completion of PDA
to confirm the Successful Completion of EPD
Primary Induction and EPD Leaflet
EPD1 Teachers Course
EPD1 teachers should attend a half day course based on the
EPD process. Please ensure you have registered as EPD1 and
that your email address is correct
Nursery, Primary, Post Primary and Special courses 2011