Honours and Awards
|2009||2009: NALA ACE award winner for Soilse/NUIM Return to Learn|
|2010||2010: Aontas STAR award winner.|
|2008||2008: Aontas STAR award winner Dublin and Leinster region.|
I am also currently teaching first year undergraduate Critical Skills Reflective Practice and Experiential Learning. The new curriculum has given me the opportunity to engage with a younger aged cohort and use pedagogical methods that I have built up over the years to encourage these students to explore their life world as emerging adults with a critical eye.The Critical Skills modules that I deliver are very much process driven. They are designed to not so much de-programme Leaving Certificate students as so many critics of the second level exam based system suggest is necessary but to allow space for decompression and personal development.
Being in the liminal position between two sets of students whose life trajectories and motivations for studying in a Higher Education institution are very different it has been interesting to say the least. To be able to implement some of the same curriculum content and get each perspective will inform my teaching practice into the future.
|Name||Role / Description||Country|
|Ballyfermot Partnership||Community Engagemtent Partner||IRELAND|
|Northside Partnership||Community Engagemtent Partner||IRELAND|