TY School Support


Work of the Transition Year Support



Transition Year Support works to support schools in the planning, design and delivery of the TYP nationally. Schools are free to contact the support service and request:


  • work with Principal and/ or planning team
  • work with the TY Co-ordinator and/or core team
  • work with an individual teacher or group of teachers


School Based Support


Typically school-based support is sought in the following areas:


  • planning to introduce the TY programme in the school
  • writing the TY programme document
  • planning induction programmes for TY students
  • teaching and learning methodologies in TY
  • assessment methods in TY
  • evaluating the TY programme in the school
  • resources for courses in TY
  • support for a Principal, Co-ordinator or teachers new to TY 




Work with educational agencies/organisations


Some of the work of the support service involves liaison with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, Department of Education & Skills Inspectorate, Teacher Unions, National Management and Parent bodies.



Work with non-educational agencies and organisations


The service also acts as educational consultant to organisations and agencies who wish to provide course materials for TY.





PDST: TY Administration Base
Navan Education Centre
Athlumney, Navan, Co. Meath C15 RK03


Administrator: Esther Herlihy

Phone: (046)  9078382
Email: ty@pdst.ie