March 31 deadline for Teacher Fee refunds

The closing date for applications for the Teacher Fee Refund Scheme is March 31.

The Department of Education (DE) recently published Circular 0005/2023 Teacher Fee Refund Scheme 2022 detailing the scheme which provides funding towards the cost of course participation and examination fees on successful completion of teacher professional learning courses.

Applications will only be accepted for courses/part of courses completed in the period 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022. The application form can be accessed here. The closing date for applications is 31 March 2023.

Serving primary and post-primary teachers who are registered with the Teaching Council, paid by the State and employed in a DE recognised primary or post-primary schools are eligible to apply for funding under the scheme. Further details can be found in the circular.

All enquiries should be directed to The Administrator, Teacher Fee Refund Scheme, Clare Education Centre at