Welcome to our Learning & Development Portal

This site has been developed to provide better access to key resources for GAA members and those actively promoting Gaelic Games. Register as a site member and access Education Programmes to support your role as Coach, Referee, Administrator or Player. 

Provincial Hurling Coaching Workshops 2018

Martin Fogarty - National Hurling Development Manager

For more information and to book a place click

GAA Games Development Conference 2018

The GAA Games Development Conference 2018 in partnership with Sky Sports was held on Friday and Saturday, January 12th and 13th 2018 in Croke Park. 

2018 Conference Summary                                                                                

For more information click .or use the Conference links on the right hand side to acces video and presentations from the Games Development Forum and Conference 2018.

The GAA Player Conference 2018

The first ever GAA Player Conference took place in Croke Park on Saturday, February 17th. The event themed Prepare, Perform and Recover, saw club players from all over Ireland attend and engage in workshops on player welfare topics. 
To check out interviews with the speakers from the conference, including practical tips and slides from the event see  http://learning.gaa.ie/playerconference2018

Future Leaders Transition Year Programme


The “Future Leaders Transition Year Programme” is a joint initiaitive from the GAA and the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). It is a cross-curricular programme comprising of a series of modules designed to encourage maturity, initiative, responsibility and leadership skills in pupils. The Programme gives pupils the knowledge and skills to support all roles required in the effective staging of Gaelic Games. For more info go to the Future Leaders Page

The GAA 5 Star Centre Initiative


  Click here for more information on the GAA's new 5 Star Centre initiative for Primary Schools

The Coach10/MVA Model for Effective Coaching



Click on the image above to learn about the model

GAA Activity Planner for Hurling, Football, Handball and Rounders


Plan your own sessions with the help of the new GAA Activity Planner.  Click here for more.