Important Stage 2 Update information

Stage Two Funding for Joint Practice Development (JPD)

This exciting funding strand will provide partnerships with the opportunity to deliver a needs-based programme of Joint Practice Development to staff within their partnership

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Stage 2 meeting

Stage 2 Funding Update and Updated Application Forms

This exciting funding strand will provide partnerships with the opportunity to deliver a needs-based programme of Joint Practice Development to staff within their partnership.

  • Additional to the unit cost received by partnerships for normal shared education activity, Stage 2 funding will offer a up to a maximum of £ 4,714 or €5,563 (standard rate of 1.18) to design, deliver and evaluate a robust programme of Teacher Professional Learning (TPL)/ Continuing Professional Development (CPD). 

The aim of Stage 2 funding is to; 

  • support the educational workforce to work collaboratively, 
  • enhance professional relationships 
  • develop shared and mutually beneficial approaches to delivering the school curriculum, thereby bringing about sustained educational improvement 

Criteria

  • Open to CASE Peace IV partnerships which have completed one full 30-hour cycle of shared education activity, and which can demonstrate through application, a needs-based TPL/CPD programme leading to school improvement. 
  • The call for applications for Stage 2 funding is open.
  • Please contact your Development Officer before making an application. 

Programme

  • This programme is in line with
    • ‘Learning Leaders Strategy’
    • ‘Dissemination of Best Practice’ guidance (NI)
    • ‘Cosán: Framework for Teachers Learning’ (ROI)
  • It is expected that programmes would include a range of learning opportunities that are based on shared need and use a variety of learning methodologies that may include; 
    • sharing of expertise,
    • co-construction
    • expert input
    • observation of learning
    • action research
    • self-evaluation
    • reflection.