Across the globe:
Leading, linking, learning


What is the International
Confederation of Principals?

The ICP is a global association of school leadership organisations. It has over 40 members, made up of school leadership associations. Each member is itself a major organisation that supports the professional development and work of school leaders.

We have formed a purposeful network which develops and encourages opportunities in an inclusive, affiliated, democratic manner.

The ICP represents over 200,000 school leaders across five continents and, as such, commands a unique global position as a major voice for school education. The ICP is non-political and non-sectarian.

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What’s Happening?

1. Council 2018- Kingdom of Leaders - Killarney Ireland

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2. ICP launches its webinar series.


There will be three webinars in 2018, with the first webinar on 24th April 2018.

All webinars will be moderated by Dr Karen Edge from the University College London. Dr Edge will be joined by guest presenters.

The topic for the webinar on 24th April is Ethical Leadership and the discussion will be lead by Carolyn Roberts, the Chair of the ASCL Ethical Leadership Commission. Carolyn is a member of ASCL (Association of School and College Leaders) and Headteacher of Thomas Tallis School, Greenwich.

ASCL has been investigating the development of a Framework for Ethical Leadership and the ICP Executive felt that this topic may be of interest to Members.

The ICP has been represented on the Commission by Dr Peter Kent, the ICP European Representative.



ICP and Virgin Pulse partner to bring members the Global Challenge 2018. This partnership is about working together to improve educators’ health and well-being.

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Fiona Forbes

Welcome to 2018

I hope your New Year has started well and that if you are in the Northern Hemisphere your return after the festive season has been smooth and that if you are in the Southern Hemisphere that your summer break has proven to be a restful one.
My second year as ICP President promises to be very exciting, with many new ventures and new partnerships. ICP Executive and I have been working hard to ensure that we can find more ways to meet the needs of our members.


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