Administrative & Teaching Principals’ Summer School 2016

- Leadership and Learning – Reviewing, Rethinking and Refreshing Practice

IPPN will hold its first face-to-face Summer School specifically designed for Administrative Principals this July, in conjunction with its Summer School for Teaching Principals. These week-long courses, titled ‘Leadership and Learning – Reviewing, Rethinking and Refreshing Practice’ will take place from Monday, 4th July to Friday, 8th July in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise. 


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What are the benefits of attending?

  • Reflecting on and advancing leadership skill
  • Improve planning as leaders
  • Communicating effectively – individually and whole school based
  • Discuss and exchange elements of best practice with other principals
  • Allow for collaborative learning and professional dialogue
  • Framework for Leadership Domains/school self-evaluation
  • Reflecting on self-care within a challenging work environment
  • Focused session on improving instructional leadership (teaching and learning)
  • Specific focus on improving the quality of teaching and learning through SSE & SIP, and reporting to the school community.

Course Content will include: 

  • Self-Management and Self Care
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Knowing Yourself and knowing your team
  • School Self-Evaluation
  • School Improvement Plan
  • Cultivating a Compassionate School
  • Refreshing Your Life & Your Leadership
  • Board of Management – Good Governance, Issues & Alerts

Who should attend?

  • Administrative Principals
  • Teaching Principals
  • Acting Principals

When and where?

  • Monday, 4th July to Friday, 8th July 2016 – 9.30am to 3pm
  • Killeshin Hotel, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
  • If you wish to book accommodation please contact the hotel directly -

A charge of €95 per person is applicable. Fee includes event registration, refreshments and a light lunch each day.  This course is an EPV approved summer course and qualifies for 3 EPV days.


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