The IPPN Deputy Principals' Conference took place on Thursday 28th May and Friday 29th May in Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin.
Professor Daire Keogh, President of St Patrick's College, Drumcondra and Maria Doyle, IPPN Deputy President addressed the conference in a joint session on Friday afternoon. Brendan McCabe, IPPN President facilitated the conference.
In addition to the keynote speakers, there were three seminar sessions - one on Thursday evening and two on Friday. Participants chose from the following topics:
- Ar aghaidh le chéile - Deputy Principals' & Principals working together - Micheál Rea
- Implementation and the DES Anti-Bullying Procedures: A model that works - Seán Fallon
- Multi-grade teaching - Practical Tips - Caroline Madigan
- School Self-evaluation and the Deputy Principal - Anna Mai Rooney
- 'Taking Care with Touch’: the realities of using physical interventions and restrictive practices in schools - Aisling Heidt & Siobhán Allen
- TeachHub – Deputy to Deputy Micro Presentations, facilitated by Pat Goff.