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Induction / EPD

Congratulations on qualifying as a teacher and welcome to the Induction/Early Professional Development web site which aims to provide teachers in Induction and Early Professional Development, Teacher Tutors and schools with important information and details on each stage of the Early Teacher Education process.


What do you do next?  

Register with an Education and Library Board (ELB). To find out how to register please click here   


Register with the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI) 


Register with the Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register (NISTR)    


If you wish to talk to someone with regard to any aspect of Induction, Early Professional Development (EPD) or the role of the Teacher Tutor, please refer to the ‘Contacts Page’ using the link on the menu bar. Over the next three or more years you will engage in professional and personal development, the first stage being Induction and the second stage being Early Professional Development (EPD).


You will be supported through this process by members of the local and regional Induction and EPD teams based in the Education and Library Boards (ELBs). You will also receive advice, guidance and support from your Teacher Tutor and other colleagues in the school(s) in which you will be working.