Principal Leadership & Learning Blended Summer Course

IPPN are now offering a one week blended summer course to take place during the first week of July. The first 2 days will require viewing online from your home or while in school. For the remaining three days – Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th – you will be required to attend one of two venues for the face to face element. The two locations that you can choose from are: Central Hotel, Donegal Town or Sheraton Athlone Hotel, Co. Westmeath.

Course content will include:

  • Child Protection & Parental Complaints – Margaret Gorman
  • Quality Framework – School Self Evaluation – Anna Mai Rooney
  •  Positive School Environment – Jacinta Kitt
  • Mindfulness in Primary Schools – Ena Morley
  • Policies in Schools – Jack Durkan
  • ICT in Schools – Simon Lewis
  • Leadership & Management – Donal Kerins
  • Stress Awareness & Self-care for School Leaders – Anne Ryan
  • Leading Inclusive Learning – SES Support Service Tutors
  • Communication & HR Management
  • Time Management

What are the benefits of attending?

  • Reflecting on and advancing leadership skills
  • Improve planning as leaders
  • Discuss and exchange elements of best practice with other principals
  • Allow for collaborative learning and professional dialogue
  • Discuss and develop strategies for school self-evaluation
  • Reflecting on self-care within a challenging work environment
  • Practical ideas in developing pupil and teacher well-being.

Who should attend?
Current and acting Teaching Principals
Current and acting Administrative Principals

When and where?
Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th July – Online learning
Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th – 9.30 am to 3pm in one of the following venues:

Central Hotel, Donegal Town and
Sheraton Athlone Hotel, Co. Westmeath

A charge of €95 per person is applicable. Fee includes access to the online platform, event registration, refreshments and a light lunch Wednesday - Friday.

This course is an EPV approved summer course and qualifies for 3 EPV days.

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