Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

NAPD Annual Conference 2019 – Registration Now Open!!

Colleagues, we have now opened up our registration for the NAPD Annual Conference, which this year will take place in The Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny. Please see links below for both the Registration form and also for the accommodation form and details. https://napdconference.wordpress.com/register/ or click here: Conference Forms 2019 https://napdconference.wordpress.com/accommodation/ or click here: Accommodation Form 2019 We […]

NAPD R Pre-Retirement Seminar Monday 8th April 2019

NAPD Pre-Retirement Seminar for Principals and Deputy Principals Education Centre, Athlone Monday 8th April 2019     2pm – 4.00pm Programme 2:00 p.m.      Welcome and Introductions Ciarán  McCormack, (Chair, NAPD-R) Clive Byrne (Director) 2:05 p.m.      President Active Retirement Ireland  Kay Murphy 2:20 p.m.     Tax efficient drawdown of  retirement benefits Conor Johnston, Cornmarket  3:00 p.m.     Pensions; your Retirement DES […]

Introducing StudentLife Careers , a new initiative available to teachers and students with the support of the National Association of Principals & Deputy Principals (NAPD)

Introducing StudentLife Careers , a new initiative available to teachers and students in their own classrooms in self-directed career planning with the support of the National Association of Principals & Deputy Principals (NAPD) The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, T.D., recently launched StudentLife Careers at Northern Trust in Dublin. With […]

NAPD Further Education and Training Committee Symposium 2nd April 2019

NAPD Further Education and Training Symposium 2019 “Towards the FET College of the Future” Symposium Chair – Mr John Walshe   9:00    Registration 9:30    Conference Opening Mr Kieran Golden, President of NAPD Dr Rory O’Sullivan, Chair of NAPD FET Committee 10:00  Session 1 – An Irish Perspective Ms Carol Hanney, Chief Executive, City of Dublin […]

New Research Report – 76% of students want a continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate

76% of students want a continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate, according to new research report   But 78% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not support the practice of a teacher correcting their own students’ exams Only 4% of students feel the Leaving Certificate is fair and is an accurate assessment of their […]

‘Online shaming’ the latest topic to be tackled by Tabú, the probing TG4 documentary series

‘Online shaming’ the latest topic to be tackled by Tabú, the probing TG4 documentary series   Episode 6 in Tabú airs on Wednesday 12th December at 9.30pm on TG4 and features range of personal stories from those who have been ‘shamed’ online A range of cyber-security experts and commentators also take part What happens when […]

Recruitment Opportunity: Deputy Director, NAPD

A recruitment opportunity has arisen within NAPD of a New Deputy Director (The Deputy Director will be appointed for five years on secondment) and we are currently inviting applications. Application forms and a full job description below. The position of Deputy Director of NAPD is a key leadership position in the work of the Association. […]

DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Policy

FAO NAPD Members The policy comes into effect on 1st November 2018 for fully paid up NAPD members.  You can check your status on your personal profile when you log into the members section of the NAPD website. For members who renew their membership after that date the policy comes into effect two (2) weeks […]

Statement by Clive Byrne, Director of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals on Budget 2019

“There are many welcome elements for our education system outlined by Minister Donohoe in his Budget 2019 speech this afternoon, including a €196 million increase in capital spending, contained within the overall increase of 6.7% in spending on education”, Mr. Byrne said.    “New school buildings and the repair and refurbishment of our existing schools […]