Administrator Education

The voluntary worker, committed to the promotion and development of our games, is the source of richness that sets us apart in the sporting world. It is vital, that as an Association, we continually assess our resources, structures and future direction. As such t he Chomhairle Training programme supports the work of Club and County Officers in the organisation and development of our Games and facilitates a planning process to develop a short, medium and long term plan suited to the individual needs of each unit.The programme consists of the following inputs:

(i) Club Officer ProgrammeThe Club Officer Programme includes a series of inputs on the roles and functions of the Officers of a GAA Club.

(ii) Club Planning and Development ProgrammeThis course provides information and expertise for Club Officers in evaluating the status of their Club in relation to infrastructure, facilities, and player development amongst others, enabling members to take ownership of their clubs by taking part in a process of planning for the club’s future. The course includes setting realistic aims and goals for development in a systematic and feasible manner.

(iii) Pre-AGM CourseThe Pre-AGM course is designed to assist Clubs in structuring a successful Annual General Meeting to encourage more members to become actively involved in the running of their club.

(iv) Club na nÓg programmeThis course provides an opportunity for individuals involved in the organisation of juvenile games within a Club to increase their knowledge in relation to the Code of Best Practice for Youth Sport, juvenile games structures and development related issues.

(v) Bord na nÓg ProgrammeProviding an opportunity for those involved in organising juvenile games at Divisional and County Board level, the Bórd na nÓg Programme again includes inputs on the Code of Best Practice for Youth Sport, juvenile games structures and development related issues.

(vi) Board Officer ProgrammeThe Board Officer Programme includes a series of inputs on the roles and functions of the Officers of a Divisional or County Board