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Newly Appointed Deputy Principals Training 2020


Tuesday 30 June 2020

Newly Appointed Deputy Principals Training 2020

Event date: 24/09/2020 - 03/12/2020 Export event


Thursday 24th & Friday 25th September 2020 - Zoom Training

Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd December - Zoom Training


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 Zoom Training Online session 9am - 1pm
December 2nd & 3rd Newly Appointed Deputy Principals Training Online session
TBC Online training and engagement on various issues presented by JMB personnel Online sessions TBC


Training programme (September)

  • 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

Training programme (December)

  • Current Education Issues
  • Managing Complaints
  • Leading Learning
  • Timetabling Pre-Planning
  • Professional Behaviour
  • Code of Conduct – Teaching Council
  • OLCS

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

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