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Almost 100 new School Leaders in 2016

The Centre for School Leadership (CSL) was involved with NAPD and PDST in providing inservice for almost 100 newly appointed Principals & Deputy Principals during the summer.  cslirelandMentor support is being arranged on a one to one basis for Principals and in small clusters for Deputy Principals.
The CSL will announce details of coaching supports for school leaders shortly.
For more information, see Pages 61 / 62 of Leader Quarterly.



LEADERSHIP - What is it ?

leadershipEddie Morrisey spent "twenty-one years and ninety-two days" as Principal of
Cashel Community School, so he knows quite a lot about Leadership at this stage.
In the current edition of Leader Quarterly he takes us through the
L to P of the topic, letter by letter.  See Pages  33 - 35


Leader Quarterly Issue 1, Now Online

2016 - September Quarterly edition of LEADER, now available to members online.

Promoting the educational conversation - Developments in the NAPD Media

From now on, NAPD members will receive four editions of Leader Quarterly each year.  This month's publication will be anblueskythinking Information Edition, providing updates on the organisations with which NAPD has partnerships and on the services available to members.
Leader Quarterly will incorporate Le Chéile, recording the wealth of ideas that emerge from NAPD Conferences.
A new NAPD website will also be launched later this year.
For more information click on


ICT for Learning & Teaching September 2016

 ict seminar sept 2016Leading Effective ICT Transformation and Integration is the theme of a seminar in     Limerick Education Centre  on Monday, 19th September from 10.30 to 1.30.The presenter is Greg Hughes, Vice-Principal at the De Ferrers Academy, Burton-on- Trent, an acclaimed expert on ICT.   He will explain how he sees digital devices  engaging all learners and transforming learning.For more information and to book a place (only 60 available) click on


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