Training Presentations

Annual Conference

Annual Conference 2024


Conference Videos

Launch of ESRI Research - Professor Selina McCoy 

Response to ESRI Research: Ethos & Culture  - Rev. Eamonn Conway, Professor of Human Development 

The Role of the State Examinations Commission in Senior Cycle Redevelopment  - Andrea Feeney, CEO, State Examinations Commission 

An exploration of School Community Perspectives on Gender Mix in Voluntary Secondary Schools  - Dr Eamonn Carroll, ESRI 

ESRI Research: Implications for Policy and Practice (Video)- Michael Redmond  Presentation slides

Trustee Support for Principals as Faith Leaders in our Schools - Colm Keher & Aiveen Mullally 

Minister for Education Norma Foley 

Mr. John Barry President AMCSS / JMB Address

Mrs Deirdre Matthews General Secretary Executive Report to Conference

Conference Workshop Presentations 

Strategic Workforce Planning for Teachers: A response to the teacher supply crisis: Séamus Keating 

Understanding Behaviour and Increasing Engagement and Participation: Sharon Healy & Gary Levins 

AI Essentials for School Leaders : Seán Glynn & Evan Dunne 

The Mindful Christian: Cora O’Farrell 

Looking At Our School - Reflecting on Inspection: Orlaith O’Connor 

An Inclusive Education for an Inclusive Society: Dr Kevin Cahill and Helen Walsh 


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Allocation of Teaching Posts

Staffing arrangements in Voluntary Secondary Schools for the 2024/25 school year (Circular 0008/2024)

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Anti Bullying, Sexual Harassment and Harassment Seminar.

Board of Management

Budget Preparation Training

Child Protection

Child Protection & Safeguarding Inspections - Training Presentation 2019

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Non-Teaching Staff

View in JMB Training Videos - Webinars (members only) section

Fixed-term Contracts and CIDs

View in JMB Training Videos - Webinars (members only) section

Data Protection

Data Protection Breach Procedures


Topical GDPR Issues for School Management

JMB Webinar 2023 (View in JMB Training Videos - Webinars (members only) section)

DEIS Schools Seminar 2024 hosted by Beneavin College Finglas






 Dr. Michael Redmond Assistant General Secretary, JMB, Opening the Seminar.


Our annual JMB Seminar for school personnel from within the DEIS programme was  kindly hosted by Principal Ann Marie Leonard and her school community at Beneavin College, Finglas, on Thursday 14th March 2024 .

The event will had three key elements on policy, professional learning, and practice. Presentations from the event are linked below.



Áine O'Keefe, Director TESS - The Tusla Education Support Service - Current Developments and Future Directions 

Lisa Kelly, Oide Senior Leader and Dr. Alan Kinsella Oide Leadership Coordinator Oide Schools' Support Service - Teacher and School Leader Professional Learning Opportunities for Schools within the DEIS Programme 

Ideas Worth Stealing. Schools Share their Staff and Student Engagement Initiatives.

Student Engagement and Outcomes - John Rowe and Davina Brady St. Laurence College, Loughlinstown. 

Student Wellbeing: Check and Connect Days - Pádhraic gibbons and Nuala Brady, Our Lady of Mercy Sec. School, Drimnagh


DEIS Effectiveness: Staff Structures and Statistical analysis of Data - Brian Bergin and Colm Fitzgerald, St. Paul's Secondary School, Monasterevin 


Our Business in the Community - Partnership with Gas Networks Ireland - Jason Poole Beneavin College


DEIS Schools Webinar

JMB DEIS Schools Seminar 2023

JMB DEIS Schools Seminar 2022

JMB DEIS Schools Seminar 2021

Dignity in the Workplace

Dignity in the Workplace - See the Anti Bullying section above

Education Conference


Workshop 1: Landmarks in Establishing a Special Class
Ms Sarah Ledwidge & Ms Deirdre Bourke - Slides
Mr Martin McLoughlin - Slides

Workshop 2: Special Class Pedagogy – Unique yet Universal
Dr Fiona McCaffrey - Slides
Mr Billy Redmond - Slides

Workshop 3: From Establishment to Embedding
Mr Pádhraic Gibbons - Slides (Members only)

Workshop 4: Engaging Parents – Transitions, Welcomes, and Authentic Partnerships:
Ms Zarah Doyle - Slides (Members only)

Workshop 5: Specialist Support and Development
Ms Joan McDonald - Slides
Ms Suzanne McCanney - Slides

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Education Law Day

Genesis survey on Catholic education


Carol Gildea presentation on The National Strategic Framework for Lifelong Guidance and accompanying Action Plan (2024-2030) 

Link to presentation 

Health & Safety

Middle Leadership & Management

Mindfulness Programme

JMB Mindfulness Programme - audio tracks can be accessed here

Newly Appointed Principals / Deputy Principals

Child Protection Procedures

Vetting Procedures

Financial Management


School Administration Personnel Training

The Vetting Process for Schools

Tuesday, 28th March 2023 - Webinar Launch

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Wellbeing Curriculum Planning and Timetabling

Wellbeing curriculum planning and timetabling - Training Presentation 2018