Comhar: Middle Leadership

Applications for this programme are now closed. The next course will commence in November 2020.


The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) run a series of leadership development workshops for Middle Leadership (Assistant Principal I and Assistant Principal II) of both primary and post-primary schools. The purpose of the ‘Comhar’ programme is to develop the leadership skills of Assistant Principals to enhance their efficacy so they can effectively occupy positions of strategic importance in their schools.



Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis.


The workshops will focus on:


  • Vision and values
  • Role and culture
  • Communication and motivation
  • Change
  • Self-management and self-care
  • Leading Teaching and Learning