Newly Appointed Deputy Principals Training 2020 - Phase 1


Time & venue

Thursday 24th September & Friday 25th September 2020 - Phase 1 of in-person training at Radisson Blu, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin


The JMB recognises the need to train and support new appointees to the post of Principal and Deputy Principal through providing a training programme incorporating two phases in their first year of appointment. Principals and Deputy Principals find this programme of great benefit to them in facing the tasks that lie ahead.

Participants are provided with practical advice as well as the chance to exchange views and network with colleagues.

Because of the particular circumstances pertaining at present with regard to the Covid emergency the JMB is engaging with a blended learning model of training this year and our programme will include:

Date Training Venue Time
September 24th-25th Newly Appointed Deputy Principals Training – Phase 1 Radisson Blu Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin TBC
TBC Online training and engagement on various issues presented by JMB personnel Online sessions TBC


In-person training programme

  • Introduction to Deputy Principalship Circular 4/98
  • Education Issues
  • Day to Day Management
  • Supervision & Substitution
  • Deputy Principal in Action Workshop
  • Deputy Principals share their experiences
  • Child Protection Guidelines & Vetting
  • Middle Leadership & Management
  • Code of Behaviour


Register here

All attendees must register online prior to attending training/events.
Payment for JMB events/training will only be accepted by credit/debit card, as with all other online bookings/purchases.

Please contact Elizabeth O’Connor at with any queries regarding this training.

Cost of training

€250 for Phase 1 (does not include accommodation).

Cancellation Policy: Please note that refunds will only be given if cancellation is made three days before event in writing or by email to


If you wish to book accommodation in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Stillorgan, a special discounted rate is available.

The availability is limited so please book early.

Please quote JMB when booking.

Radisson Blu Hotel
Co Dublin.
Phone: 01 218 6000

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