Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

Helping Hands Program – Maria Garvey

Helping Hands Program – A New Approach The ‘Helping Hands’ program is about giving teachers access to the world of the silent and often unnoticed 85%. It provides cutting edge knowledge, skills and tools for schools to ensure inclusion, wellbeing and psychological safety of students. It provides teachers with a heat map of relationship dynamics […]

Our remit is to examine and quantify the workload involved with a view to finding possible ways of positively addressing the issues of concern

NAPD is your organisation and its core mission is to support Principals and Deputy Principals in their role as school leaders. Recently the general issue of workload and the overload created in embedding multiple new education initiatives, legislative, administrative and financial changes have been discussed by our members. To this end, NAPD is exploring the […]

Important notice for all users of SubTeacher.ie

  Dear colleague, after many years of successful development and use of SubTeacher.ie NAPD has decided in partnership with IPPN, to move to a new platform from which to operate. This platform will reside on educationposts.ie under the dropdown menu of Sub Seeker, will be known as Sub Seeker and will be run by educationposts.ie. […]

Creative Engagement Exhibition goes to the National Indoor Sports Arena

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) today launched its seventh annual Creative Engagement Exhibition in the National Indoor Sports Arena, Abbottstown, Dublin. The Creative Engagement Exhibition is an arts in education programme that sees schools work with outside artists to develop innovative projects incorporating dance, film, sculpture, music and visual art.  Over […]

NAPD Conference Press Release

‘The next emergency in education will be a shortage of school principals’ – NAPD President NAPD Annual Conference opens in The Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny today, Thursday, 17 October 600 secondary school leaders to discuss how our education system can progress and adapt to new regulations and a persistent lack of adequate financial resourcing from Government […]