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WCSPR24195 Training day for School Secretaries

Recognising the increasing complexity of school environments and the critical role of school administrators in managing change this CPD course is designed to help School Secretaries develop and enhance their ability to co-ordinate and manage daily tasks through the highs and lows of busy days.

The day will examine how to best manage a complex and dynamic school environment by re-visiting effective strategies for managing a busy workload with tips and tricks for Office 365, Communicating effectively, portraying a positive organisational image and assessing skills required to deliver excellent service.

This session will revisit the importance of person-to-person contact – with staff, students, parents and community and will also explore written communication including designing a professional, eye-catching and easy to read, quality newsletter with Canva.      

Participants will explore managing information and data and will revisit best practice record keeping, GDPR requirements and implementing structured and standardised records management systems. The session will also help get started with writing and preparing effective meeting minutes.

Tutor Bio

Helena McKenna has extensive experience of working in private industry as well as in and with primary and post primary schools. Helena has worked as Executive Administrator in a busy school environment and with the Patron Body, CEIST. She has delivered inservice to school secretaries and clerical officers on VsWare, Timetabling, Minute-Taking, Communications and office procedures. She currently teaches in the Further Education Sector and possesses a BA in Human Resource Management and a Masters Degree in Business Management

Fee: €80.00 incl lunch


Event Properties

Event Date 11-06-2024 10:00 am
Event End Date 11-06-2024 4:00 pm
Cut off date 11-06-2024 10:00 am
Individual Price Eighty euros
Speaker Helena McKenna
Number Hours 6
Location West Cork Education Centre

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