Welcome to the PDST JCSP website

Since 2010, the JCSP Support Service has been an integral part of the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). The Team Leader is Pat Coffey. PDST offers a variety of models and supports for JCSP Co-ordinators and schools. Please see below for relevant links:

  • CPD for new JCSP Co-ordinators in September may be booked at this link
  • CPD for existing JCSP Co-ordinators in October may be booked at this link (click on the dates)
  • Application for various models of school based and telephone support can be applied for at this link
  • In order to support JCSP Coordinators and schools, we have compiled a list of FAQs available at this link

For any other queries, please contact jcsp@pdst.ie 


We are delighted to be able to let you have the first of the new JC English statements: Please click here to view


1st September - Welcome back to the new school year. JCSP update letter is in the post today and is available here to view: Letter, Calendar, Initiative BookletRecommended Material and SESS form.  Applications for Initiatives are now being accepted. Closing date is the 6th of October.


Coordinators please complete the 2016/2017 Update of School Records Form 

Material Resources Order Form available to download as PDF or Excel 

Statement family listings are now available to download on the Coordinators page here


JCSP Library Project WRaPParound 2016 - Click here for video. Details coming soon for 2017! 


Stories for the Classroom is a wonderful classroom resource for 1st year students written by Paddy Kirwan of Our Lady of Mercy, Mourne Road, Drimnagh. It is designed to be used in the classroom on the whiteboard. There are 33 stories, one per week with exercises at the end of each story.



Did you know that the novel IN PIECES is available free of charge to all JCSP students? It can also be purchased at this link:  In Pieces 



The JCSP Demonstration Library Project Charter is available here: 

Click on the Videos button on the right hand side of this screen to see JCSP in action in schools.






Created: September 29, 2005 19:59, Last Updated: October 20, 2016 11:44.