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Professional Certificate for Entrepreneurial Educators

ucd innovation academy logoUCD Innovation Academy
invites applications for its Professional Certificate for Entrepreneurial Educators course.  The three week full-time course runs from 12 - 30 June 2017 and is open to experienced teachers with an interest in exploring new teaching methodologies and reflecting on their teaching practice.
For details see


Innovation Camp at UCD

This summer camp is for TY, 5th & 6th year students who want to develop a creative mindset  ucd logo
and learn to develop and pitch ideas.
Students will learn by doing, meet guest speakers and entrepreneurs and learn key skills such
as teamwork, communication and presentation skills.
The cost is €100 per participant or FREE for students from DEIS schools.

For more information and to apply click here



NAPD Regional Meetings 2017


Region Date Time Venue
1 Thurs / Friday 9/10 March   Farnham Estate, Cavan
2 Wednesday, 15 March  3.00 Ard Rí Hotel, Tuam
3 Wednesday, 29 March  3.00  Mullingar Paark Hotel
4  Fri / Sat 5/6 May    Mount Wolseley
5  Tuesday, 2 March 3.00   Langtons Hotel, Kilkenny
8  Thursday, 4th May  4.00  Clontarf Castle
9  Tuesday, 16th May 2.00  Clarion Liffey Valley




Meet APPLE in Cork

appleThe NAPD ICT Committee has organised a day with APPLE in Cork on
Thursday, 11th May
to help advise School Leaders with regard to the Digital Strategy.  
An email will be issued with more information.



NAPD represents Principals and Deputy Principals at post-primary level in the Republic of Ireland.

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