The NPCpp 2018 Conference will be held in the Clayton hotel, Liffey Valley on Saturday 13th October 2018, the theme being "Parents - Your Voice in Education"

Registration from 9:00am

Geoffrey Browne, NPCpp President, Conference Chair

Morning Speakers

• Peter Cosgrove addresses “What are the skills sets required for the future workplace and how do we prepare our

children.” Peter will discuss the rapid change in work and technology. The skills of the future and how we improve our

school systems, the new education models. The role of the Government, educators, employers and parents in this rapidly

changing world.

• Anne Marie Toole addresses “How to nurture your teen’s emotional well-being.” Anne Marie will provide practical tips

and strategies for parents on how to mind their own mental health. How they support their child and become their role

model in this complex area of the adolescent’s emotional health and the overall well-being of the family.


1. The Fatherhood Programme, Brendan Dennehy

2. Science Foundation Ireland, Jackie O’ Dowd

3. Strength Based Learning, Arthur Godsil

4. Apprenticeships

Afternoon Speakers

• Dr Niall Muldoon is the Ombudsman for Children. The OCO promotes the rights and welfare of children and young

people under 18 years of age living in Ireland.

• Richard Bruton TD, is Minister for Education and Skills

Concludes approximately 4pm after Q & A open forum discussion with speakers