Thursday, 23 May 2019

Region 9 Annual  Gala

We cordially welcome all @Napd Region 9 Members to Our Annual Gala Summer Dinner on Thursday June 6th, Radisson Blu Stillorgin with Drinks at 7.30pm and Dinner at 8 pm.
 Please refer to your E-Mail regarding this for Booking Details or see attached.

Tuesday, 5 March 2019


A reminder to all that the next Region 9 meeting is on March 14th with Refreshments from 1.15 pm. We look forward to hearing from Anthony Kilcoyne, Deputy Director of PDST Digital Technologies on the use of Technology in school & in the context of the Digital Learning Framework.

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Change in Venue for Next NAPD R9 Meeting

Change in Venue to our next @NAPDR9 meeting to the Clayton Hotel, Liffey Valley this Thursday 15th at 1.30pm, with refreshments from 1pm.

Change in Venue is due to the high demand for places. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

Monday, 10 December 2018

NAPD Region 9 Meeting: Thursday 13th DEC at 1.30 pm DWEC

A Reminder to all in @NAPDR9 that our next meeting takes place this Thursday 13th from 1.30-3.30pm (Refreshments from 1pm) in Dublin West Education Centre, Tallaght.

We welcome all new and existing members for this workshop, which will be the last of this academic year.

Thursday, 18 October 2018


Great start to the 2018 NAPD Conference with:

The Opening Address: Mary Keane & Clive Byrne 
ICT Committee Updates: Donnacha O Treasaigh
Thomas F Meagher Foundation: Maria Walsh
Legal Fees Indemnity Scheme
The Magenta Principals : Mike Hughes
@napd_ie @napd

Friday, 12 October 2018

NAPD Conference Workshops

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. 

Conference Workshops

Dont forget to sign up for your Friday afternoon Workshops.

You can do so now on:

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

NAPD Conference Programme 2018

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 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

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