Programme

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THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER

10.00 a.m.: Registration with Tea & Coffee

11.00 a.m.: Official Opening of Conference – Mary Keane President, NAPD

  • Report to Conference – Clive Byrne Director, NAPD

Inputs from

  • The Thomas Francis Meagher Foundation
  • The NAPD-ICT Committee

Launch of Legal Indemnity Scheme

Keynote : Irish Magenta Principles – Mike Hughes

1.00 p.m.: Lunch

2.00 p.m.: Keynote – Dr. Karen Edge

3.30 p.m.: NAPD Regional meetings.

4.45 p.m.: Private business session

  • Sectoral Meetings & the AGM
  • Voluntary Secondary Sector
  • ETB Sector
  • C&C Sector

All sectors to report topics raised at the AGM

7.15 p.m.: Reception for New Members

8.00 p.m.: Buffet Dinner


FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER

9.15 a.m.: Presidential Address – Mary Keane, President, NAPD

Richard Bruton T.D., – Minister for Education and Skills

11.30 a.m.: Keynote Presentations:

  • Stephen Duggan – Vice-President – Microsoft

Leading Curricular and Assessment Reform

  • Fiona O’Brien – JCT – Junior Cycle for Teachers

2.00 p.m.: Workshops Selection

Delegates may choose two from the workshops below.

[1] Reporting & the language of learning – Fiona O’Brien

[2] Wellbeing

[3] Fo-choiste Gaeilge

[4] Further Education & Training Development

[5] Magenta Principles – Mike Hughes

[6] Alcohol Awareness Resources – Martha Sweeney

[7] The Digital Learning Framework – PDST

[8] Education Law – Incorporated Law Society speakers

[9] School Self Evaluation – John Gorman


7.30 p.m.: President’s Reception

8.00 P.M.: Gala Dinner