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Regional Training Unit

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PQH (NI) Information Seminars

Everyone is welcome to attend any information session. There is no application just turn up on the day.

3rd September 2015North West Teachers Centre4pm - 5.30pm
8th September 2015Antrim Board Centre4pm - 5.30pm
10th September 2015Stranmillis University, Central Bulding - TEL 124pm - 5.30pm
15th September 2015Omagh Library4pm - 5.30pm
16th September 2015Newry Teachers Centre4pm - 5.30pm

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Upcoming Courses

Below are courses that will be running late 2015. You can find out more information about each course below.

Induction Programme for new Principals + Vice PrincipalsLate October
Experienced Vice PrincipalsLate October
Professional Qualification for Headship - PQH (NI)Late October
School Leader as Coach NEW COHORTLate October


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School Leader as Coach - Cohort 11 (2016)
Opens: Wed 16 Sep 2015, 09:00

PQH (NI) Placement School Selection
Opens: Wed 30 Sep 2015, 12:00

Upcoming Conferences

Event Key: Scheduled Cancelled Postponed


Leadership Development Partners


Invitation to become an Leadership Development Partner (LDP).

RTU is presently reviewing the Leadership Development Partner Scheme previously established to involve outstanding / very good school and educational leaders in the design, development and delivery of schools leadership development programmes.


RTU Updates via email

Would you like to be kept informed about new courses / conferences or information? Just pop in your email address and name and we will email you. Or follow us on twitter

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Vice Principal Directory of Expertise (VPDOE)


The Special Schools' Strategic Leadership Forum was established to develop 'One Voice' and raise the profile of both Principals and Vice-Principals as leaders within the Special School sector. Special Schools work collegially at education system's level as a Principals' Forum and a Vice-Principals' Forum, each guided by a smaller Strategic Leadership Group (SLG).

Key priorities of the overall Special Schools' Strategic Leadership Forum are:


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