2023 Deputy Principals' Conference



IPPN Deputy Principals’ Conference 2023 will have a number of speakers who will help you view 'shared leadership' in the context of both your role and education.

Who should attend

  • Deputy Principals
  • Principals (only if the Deputy is attending)
    Please note substitute cover is not provided for this event

How to register: Registration is Now CLOSED 

When & Where

Thursday, February 9th & Friday, February 10th, 2023
Croke Park, Jones' Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 3


We currently have an agreed rate with the Croke Park Hotel.  You can reserve a room by directly calling Reservations directly 01 871 4550 or email crokepark@doylecolleection.com and quote BOOK090223 to avail of the agreed rates.  Please note accommodation is not included in the registration fee.


For full schedule event and speaker information – click here 

All of this information will also be available on our IPPN Event App and website (will be available to registered attendees only).



Thursday, February 9th 
2.00pm Registration & Education Expo with refreshments 
3.00pm Session I
- Louise Tobin, Deputy President & Conference Facilitator
- Pairic Clerkin, IPPN CEO
- Rachel Doogue & Mary Pyne - Workshop session on Transforming Meetings
5.30pm Drinks Reception in Expo 
6.15pm Conference Dinner (in the venue - Croke Park
Friday, February 10th 
9am Registration & Education Expo 
10am Session II - Sustainable Leadership
- Louise Tobin, Deputy President & Conference Facilitator
- Brian O'Doherty, IPPN President 
- Modelling Co-leadership - Ann Lynskey and Aoife O’Connor
11.15am Education Expo  & Refreshments 
11.45am Session III - Inclusive Best Practice 
- Louise Tobin, Deputy President & Conference Facilitator
- Inclusive Best Practice - NCSE
12.30pm Lunch & Education Expo with Tea & Coffee 
2pm Session IV - Inclusion & Diversity in Teaching/School Leadership
- Louise Tobin, Deputy President & Conference Facilitator
- Discussion Panel chaired by Emer Nowlan, Educate Together
3pm Conference closing  


A charge of €175 per person is applicable (plus €3.70 PayPal administrative fee).
Fee includes: Event registration, CPD, Refreshments: dinner on Thursday evening and lunch on Friday. Substitute cover is not available for this event. Accommodation is not included in the fee.


An Education Expo will run parallel to the refreshment/dining area for your convenience. This is an excellent opportunity to visit a wide range of school suppliers at the event.

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