Deputy Principals' Conference 2019RSS

The Deputy Principals' Conference took place on November 7th & 8th in Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin.  Over 300 deputy principals attended the event.  

Keynote speaker notes and presentations are available through the Keynote Speeches & Presentations link below. Seminar presentation materials that were made available can be accessed by clicking the Seminar Presentations link below.



  • Dr. Joan Kiely, Marino Institute of Education - Parental involvement, engagement and partnership in their children's learning during the primary school years: a focus on homework
  • Dr. Déirdre Kirwan – Intercultural Inclusion
  • Angela Lynch (IPPN), Anne Tansey (NCSE), Áine Fitzpatrick (IPPN) – Wellbeing
  • Dr. Eemer Eivers - ICT in Primary Schools
  • Finbarr Hurley and Maria Tully - PIEW Model


Keynote Speakers 

  • Brian O’Doherty, IPPN Deputy President
  • Minister for Education & Skills, Joe McHugh TD
  • Adam Harris, CEO of AsIAm
  • Bernard McHale, PDST – Curriculum Leadership
  • Karen Belshaw - Managing stress and building resilience - looking after your wellbeing


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