Newly Appointed Principals Training - Phase 1 June 2023


Thursday 11 May 2023

Newly Appointed Principals Training - Phase 1 June 2023

Event date: 20/06/2023 - 22/06/2023 Export event

Time & Venue

Radisson Blu Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

Tuesday, 20th June 9.00am - 5pm
Wednesday, 21st June    9.30am - 5pm
Thursday, 22th June 9.30am - 5pm

Phase 1 of training will consist of a three-day programme in June before the new school year commences and Phase 2 will consist of a two-day programme in November.


The JMB recognises the need to train and support new appointees to the post of Principal through providing a training programme incorporating two phases in their first year of appointment. This training programme will be 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 colleague

Training Programme

Principals Training Programme

  • Introduction to Principalship
  • Principals and Boards of Management
  • Day to Day Management
  • The Standardised School Year
  • Child Protection Guidelines & Vetting
  • Middle Leadership & Management
  • Current Education Issues
  • Parental Issues
  • Strategic Planning and Inspections
  • Supervision and Substitution
  • Dynamics of Meetings
  • Employment of teachers, SNAs and ancillary staff
  • Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures
  • Code of Behaviour, Suspension & Expulsion
  • Data Protection and GDPR
  • OLCS


€450 for training (this does not include accommodation)

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Payment for JMB events/training will only be accepted by credit/debit card, as with all other on-line bookings/purchases.

Cancellation Policy: Please note that refunds will only be given if cancellation is made 72 hours before event by email to


Accommodation may be booked in the Radisson Blu Hotel.  A preferential rate has been agreed but this offer is limited and given on a first come basis, please contact the reservations team at 01 2186000 and quote JMB when booking, If the name of the new principal is not known yet. It is advisable to book a room in the school’s name and details can be amended when the appointment is made.

Additional accommodation is also available in the Talbot Stillorgan Hotel.  A preferential rate has been agreed, this offer is also limited and given on a first come basis, please contact The Talbot Stillorgan Hotel on 01 2001807 and quote JMB when booking.

To avail of these special rates, rooms must be booked by the 30th May, 2023.

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