Arising from the Teacher Supply Action Plan (TSAP), proposals are invited for flexible programmes to upskill registered post-primary teachers to teach Mathematics, Physics, and Spanish. The Call for Proposals is being managed by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills (DES).

To specifically address teacher supply challenges experienced in Irish medium schools, proposals for programmes to upskill teachers to teach the targeted subject in an Irish medium setting are particularly welcome.

Proposals in line with the criteria outlined in the call document should be submitted to the HEA in electronic format before 5pm on 2 March 2020 to

Eligible institutions that intend to submit a proposal(s) are requested to return an Expression of Interest form to no later than 24 January 2020.

Requests for clarification should be directed to Responses will be provided via a FAQ document, which will be published on the dedicated call page on the HEA website at regular intervals.





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