Friday, 8 January 2016

Last Chance to Book!

Thursday, February 25th & Friday February 26th
Park Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry.

Book On-Line for this Overnight: Click Here

Thursday, 25th February 2016

5.15 – 6.00 p.m. 
Registration & Tea/Coffee
6.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Well-being Session – Anthony O’ Shaughnessy (HumourFit)
Anthony O’ Shaughnessy (, through his company Rapha Cottage offers a number of programmes on-site or on an outreach basis. Programmes are of particular interest to schools, but for us, Anthony is going to focus on well-being and our own mindfulness and how we can ensure that we look after ourselves so that we can look after those in our school community.  He will touch on the following in particular:

·         Developing healthy relationships
·         The importance of listening

8.00 pm: 4 Course Meal & Socialising
Guest of Honour – NAPD President Paul Byrne & NAPD Director Clive Byrne

Friday, 26th February 2015

9.45 am - 11.00 am                                  

One Hour Class Timetabling & Junior Cycle  
Mr. Alan Mongey, Principal of Clare Galway Community College and former DES Inspector will share his experience of this school’s adoption of One Hour Class timetable and the opportunities and challenges such a configuration can have for students, teachers and school leaders.  This session will afford an opportunity for discussion, break-out sessions for similar sized schools and conclude with reflections and a Q&A session.

11.15 am – 12.00 pm                                           
Centre for School Leadership
Mary Nihill and Máire Ní Bhróithre from the newly established Centre for School Leadership will update Members on the establishment and development of this essential support service for school leaders.

12.00 pm – 12.45 pm                                           
Discussion with Clive Byrne, NAPD Director

12.45 pm                                                                  
Light lunch

€80 Cheque (usually paid from School/Board of Management) made payable to “NAPD Region 6” can be sent to Elizabeth Cregan, DP, Desmond College, Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick before 12th February 2016.
Register on-line through link above - Fee covers Meals, Lunch, Teas & Coffees -

Accommodation is at a specially reduced rate of €105 for B&B plus use of Leisure Centre

Meitheal 2016 is limited to Current paid Members only

Please ensure that your annual subscription to NAPD is paid beforehand