Primary Teachers - Probation

Inspections are carried out by primary inspectors who examine the professional competence of teachers. The outcomes are used by the Teaching Council when considering the teachers' applications for registration with the Council.

How to Apply

Induction and probation for teacher registration purposes 2013/2014 (Replacement of circular 0029/2012)

To apply for Probation contact Limerick Education Centre,

The Department of Education and Skills no longer deals with Probation.


How do I commence my probation?

As Limerick Education Centre co-ordinates probation inspections please contact them directly.

I completed my probation abroad, what do I do now?

Contact the Teaching Council directly as they assess all probation.


Limerick Education CentreTeaching Council

Address: Limerick Education Centre,1st Floor, Marshal House, Dooradoyle Road, Limerick, V94 HAC4

Phone: (061) 585 060 Ext. 4

Address: The Teaching Council, Block A Maynooth Business Campus, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, W23 Y7X0

Phone: +353 1 651 7900 LoCall: 1890 224 224