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PLC In -Service Roll out

Please see the table below which summarises the range of opportunities for professionaldevelopmentsupportforthePLC/CTBthatareavailabletoprimaryschools     overthe comingmonths andyears.  There are no whole school staff training days.
 
Schools would have been invited previously to apply for PLC/CTB Cohort 1 & 2 Sustained Support through PDST.
Webinars 1, 2 and 3 are available on the PDST website (https://pdst.ie/primary/literacy/webinars).  Schools can still view Webinars 1 and 2 but cannot take half day closures for these (they could possibly take as Croke Park Hours).  Webinar 3 is currently available on the PDST website and schools can avail of a half-day school closure (school led) to support this engagement.  To note two webinar half days cannot be combined to result in a full day closure (as per table below).
 

Cohort

Webinars

SustainedSupport

Cohort1

(Note: Cohort 1schools re-commencingsustainedsupportwith

·   Engage with PLC/CTBWebinars as they arereleased (one per termduringthe2021/2022and2022/2023 school years),startingwithPLC/CTB

·   Recommence sustainedsupport via remotemeeting(s) with PDST orNCSEAdvisorduringTerm32020/2021

  

initial remotemeeting in Term32021/2022.

Sustainedsupport to run toJune2022)

Webinar 3 in Term 12021/2022.

·   From September 2021,avail of one half-dayschool closure perwebinar per term (led byschools themselves) tosupport this engagement.To note two webinar halfdays cannot be combinedto result in a full dayclosure

·   PDST or NCSE advisorswill offer up to five visits in2021/2022 school year perschool for sustainedsupport, one of which maycomprise a half day schoolclosure.

Note: From September2021, schools involved insustainedsupportmaycombine a half-day webinarclosure (led by the schoolsthemselves) with the half-day sustained supportclosure, resulting in one full-day's closure, whilefollowing public healthadvice.However, schoolsare not permitted to takeschoolclosuresalongside

school/publicholidays.

Cohort2

(Note: Cohort 2schoolscommencingsustainedsupport withinitial remotemeeting in Term3 (wherepossible) orTerm 12021/2022.

Sustainedsupport to run toJune2022)

·   Engage with PLC/CTBWebinars as they arereleased (one per termduringthe2021/2022and2022/2023 school years),starting with PLC/CTBWebinar 3 in Term 12021/2022.

·   Avail of one half-dayschool closure perwebinar per term (led byschools themselves)during this time to supportthis engagement. To notetwo webinar half dayscannot be combined toresultin afulldayclosure

·   Commence sustainedsupport with PDST orNCSEAdvisorduringTerm3 2020/2021 or Term 12021/2022 via remotemeeting(s), or face-to-faceengagements if publichealthguidelinespermit.

·   PDST or NCSE advisorswill offer up to six visits in2021/2022 school year perschool for sustainedsupport, one of which maycomprise a school closure.Schools that receive aninitial remote meeting inTerm3 2021will beoffered five visits duringthe2021/2022year.

Note: From September2021,schoolsinvolvedin

sustained support maycombine a half-day webinarclosure (led by the schoolsthemselves) with the half-day sustained supportclosure, resulting in one full-day's closure, whilefollowing public healthadvice.However, schoolsare not permitted to takeschoolclosuresalongside

school/publicholidays.

Cohort3

(Note:Applications forthis cohort willopen in Spring2022)

·   Engage with PLC/CTBWebinars as they arereleased (one per termduringthe2021/2022and2022/2023 school years),starting with PLC/CTBWebinar 3 in Term 12021/2022.

·   Avail of one half-dayschool closure perwebinar per term (led byschools themselves)during this time to supportthis engagement. To notetwo webinar half dayscannot be combined toresultinafulldayclosure.

·   Commence sustainedsupport with PDST orNCSEAdvisorfromTerm12022/2023.

·   PDST will offer up to sixvisits in 2022/2023 schoolyear per school forsustained support, one ofwhich may comprise aschoolclosure.

Note: During sustainedsupport, schools maycombine a half-day webinarclosure (led by the schoolsthemselves) with the half-daysustainedsupportclosure, resulting in one full-day's closure. However,schools are not permitted totake school closuresalongsideschool/public

holidays.