Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Monday, 10 December 2018
Thursday, 18 October 2018
Friday, 12 October 2018
We are Looking Forward to meeting up with all of our Fellow Region 9 Members at the Annual NAPD Conference Next Thursday 18th and Friday 19th Oct in the Galmont Hotel, Galway.
Dont forget to sign up for your Friday afternoon Workshops.
You can do so now on: https://napdconference.wordpress.com/workshops-3
OR by using the new NAPD Conference App available from Monday 15th Oct.
NAPD will be using #napdconf throughout the conference as their official hastag.
NAPD Conference Programme 2018
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
· The National Centre for Guidance in Education
· 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.
 Reporting & the language of learning – Fiona O’Brien
 Fo-choiste Gaeilge
 Further Education & Training Development
 Magenta Principles – Mike Hughes
 Alcohol Awareness Resources – Martha Sweeney
 The Digital Learning Framework – PDST
 Education Law – Incorporated Law Society speakers
 School Self Evaluation – John Gorman
7.30 p.m.: President’s Reception
8.00 P.M.: Gala Dinner
Thursday, 4 October 2018
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
A reminder to all, that the Region 9 AGM will take place next Thursday 4th October, with Refreshments from 1pm in the Blackrock Teacher Education Centre.
We are delighted to announce our guest speaker John Ryan QFA, who will discuss current changes in legislation, especially in relation to public sector financial schemes. We look forward to meeting with all of the newly appointed Principal's and Deputies to this Region next week.