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Stepping Up - Aspiring Senior Leader Series

Stepping Up - Aspiring Senior Leader Series

 Considering a Senior Leadership Role in a Post-Primary School? 

Join us for an enriching in-person professional development opportunity facilitated by Clare Ryan, a distinguished figure in educational leadership. Clare’s extensive experience includes serving in key roles such as HSCL coordinator, LDS Assistant National Coordinator, Principal of St. Leo’s College, Carlow, and Chief Executive of both NEWB and CEIST.  Clare has also been lecturing and tutoring on the Post-Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management and the MA in Educational Leadership and Management at Maynooth University since 2009. 


This professional development series consists of two three-hour interactive workshops, all for a total fee of €35.  This series is for those keen on advancing their leadership capabilities. The workshops are scheduled for 5:00 – 8:00pm on the 22nd and 29th of April 2024 

 Participation is limited to 20 individuals. 

The series is structured as follows: 

Session 1 (22nd April 2024) 5:00 – 8:00pm

  • School Leadership & the educational landscape in 2024  
  • LAOS, Governance & the Legislative Framework 
  • Leading Curriculum 
  • Leading Teams
  • Fostering Collaboration:  Strategies for effective communication with colleagues, students, and parents 

Session 2 (29th April 2024): 5:00 – 8:00pm

  • School Leadership – Modelling & Leading the Way 
  • Articulating your leadership voice  
  • Applying for leadership positions  
  • Understanding the competency-based application process for leadership roles
  • From Application to Interview  - Focusing on presenting your best self 
  •  Scenarios, Presentations, Hypotheses 

This series is a unique chance for current or aspiring leaders in the post-primary sector to participate in a comprehensive professional learning experience, designed to enhance leadership skills and readiness for senior roles.

With both sessions available for a single fee of €35, we warmly encourage interested educators to consider this opportunity to step up their leadership journey. 

Please click on the link below to register for the two sessions.

Course Properties

Course date 22-04-2024 5:00 pm
Course End Date 29-04-2024 8:00 pm
Capacity 20
Individual Price Thirty Five Euro
Speaker Clare Ryan
Number Hours 3 hours per session
Location Kilkenny Education Centre (R95 RH97)

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