In September 2018, Maynooth University  will launch the highly innovative Turn to Teaching  Project, which is a collaborative project between Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education (MU), Department of Education (MU), Department of Adult and Community Education (MU), and the Maynooth University Access Programme. Turn to Teaching aims to reconceptualise the pathways into initial teacher education with a view to widening participation for the most underrepresented groups in teaching. The programme is funded by the Higher Education Authority (PATH 1 Fund) and Maynooth University. The project consists of the following three programmes: