Find Lesson Plans & Resources made by Teachers

Welcome to The Staff Room.

This is a space where secondary school teachers can engage in a community of practice, find and share resources and lesson plans, and chat with and ask questions of other teachers and the Trinity Access team. 


The site contains information about upcoming events, information booklets for teachers and other useful information for teacher in Trinity Access schools or anyone looking implement our three core practices; Pathways to College, Leadership in Learning & Mentoring.


PG Cert 21st Century Teaching & Learning

The aim of this course is to equip in-service teachers with the requisite knowledge, skills and competence to support the development of an innovative learning culture within schools, that is team-based, technology mediated, project-focused and cross-curricular. For more information please click here

Due to Covid-19 disruptions, applications will remain open until September 28th

To view the slides from our information session held on Thursday, 17th September, click here. Contact Jane (admin21@tcd.ie) with any questions.

Trinity Access Research Findings

This marks the second year of a longitudinal study with teachers and students in our linked schools. This report offers a unique insight into the impact the current pandemic had on teaching and learning. It is our aim that this information can be utilised to inform school planning and to allow for the development of a contingency plan in the instance of further online learning. An infographic report of our findings can be found here while a more extensive version of the report can be read here.

The Research Team sincerely thanks all students and teachers for participating in our surveys and for supporting this much-needed research. We hope that our work will allow your voices to be heard.

Use our QUICK-LINKS to find resources linked to our three core practices

Pathways to College

The Pathways to College core practice covers a range of activities designed to increase awareness of, as well as share specific information on, third-level options for students. 

Check out some resources here


The Mentoring core practice involves various types of programmes, designed to foster academic and personal growth among all students. It includes, college-focused mentoring, peer-to-peer mentoring, and career focused mentoring.

Check out some resources here

Leadership in Learning

The Leadership in Learning core practice involves teachers guiding students in ways that help develop students’ autonomy and self-direction, as well as skills such as collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking/problem-solving.

Check out some resources here

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