The Annual Conference for Principals and Deputy Principals in ETB second level schools brings together Principals and Deputy principals, and other senior managers in ETBs, to:
•Enhance the appreciation of school leaders in ETB schools of their positioning within a national system of publicly-managed schools with a distinct characteristic spirit.
•Reflect on leaders learning and the achievement of excellence in teaching, learning and student participation in our schools.
•Network formally and informally to share best practice and to have the significance of their work recognised and affirmed.
•Enhance professional dialogue and collaboration within the sector.
The Conference addresses the following key issues:
•Enhancing the further development of Gaelcholáistí.
•Exploring and reflecting on the leadership of teaching and learning in our schools.
•Nurturing an effective student support structure within our schools.
•Promoting active citizenship within our schools.
•Examining relevant core values for our schools.
•Reflecting on the importance of professional conversations, judgement and assessment in an educational context.
•Developing a positive culture in schools through collaboration, dialogue and resilience