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Welcome to the School Placement Website


In order to be assigned to students you will need to fill in the tutor availability survey online each year.
Full details on the role of the tutor in the grading process can be found in the School Placement Guidelines for Tutors. If you do not have a copy of the guidelines please contact schoolplacement@ul.ie You will need to coordinate your visits with your other tutor(s).Tutor contact information will be provided to all tutors at the start of the academic year.

Visiting your school: Tutors must notify schools of their intention to visit. Please use the below templates.

English version

Irish version

Referral Visits: THe deadlines for the referral visits will be circulated by the SP office. Please refer to the TUS userguide section on how to request a referral visit.


There is a School Placement Award for fourth year undergraduate students who excel on School Placement.

  • SP team asks tutors to nominate students who have achieved an A1 Grade in their fourth year teaching practice, giving the tutors the nomination form.
  • Following review of nominations by the Cooperative Education Manager, AHSS, administrator forwards nominations to the Head of the Department of Education and Professional Studies and the Academic Coordinator of School Placement & Mentoring
  • Director of CECD informs the successful student and their TP school principal of the outcome.


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