Deputy Principal Leadership & Learning Blended Summer Course

IPPN is offering its first tailored summer course specifically for Deputy Principals this summer. This will be a blended course with a requirement to complete 2 days of the course online and the remaining 3 days will take place face-to-face in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel, Co. Westmeath.

Course content will include:

  • Child Protection – Margaret Gorman
  • Quality Framework – School Self Evaluation – Anna Mai Rooney
  • Positive School Environment – Jacinta Kitt
  • Mindfulness in Primary Schools – Ena Morley
  • Positive Relationship Building as a Deputy Principal & managing an SEN team – Pat Goff
  • Policies in Schools - Forewarned is Forearmed – Jack Durkan
  • ICT in Schools – Simon Lewis
  • Leading Inclusive Learning – SES Support Service Tutors
  • Having Difficult Conversations - Angela Lynch
  • Developing Personal Leadership and Empowering Staff - Maria Doyle
  • Stress Awareness & Self-care for School Leaders – Anne Ryan
  • Shared Leadership & Management – Donal Kerins

What are the benefits of attending?

  • Reflecting on and advancing leadership skills in the role as a deputy principal and also while acting up as principal
  • Improve planning as leaders of learning and teaching
  • Discuss and exchange elements of best practice with other deputy principals
  • Allow for collaborative learning and professional dialogue
  • Discuss and develop strategies for school self-evaluation
  • Becoming more effective communicators, individually and whole school based
  • 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 Deputy Principals
Current and acting Administrative Deputy 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 the 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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