Institution: Mary Immaculate College and the NCE-MSTL (National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics & Science Teaching & Learning)
Address: South Circular Road, Limerick
She was the Senior Projects Officer in Teaching and Learning (Biological Sciences) with NCE-MSTL (National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning), managing, driving and supervising research projects and activities in different themes of science education at primary, second and third level. In her capacity as Associate of and Senior Research Fellow at the NCE-MSTL , she also continues to this work, and is involved in carrying out research into and the delivery of CPD programmes in science education for teachers at primary level.
• The development of the SMK (Subject Matter Knowledge) of qualified and pre-service teachers in science.
• The development of the PCK (Pedagogical Content Knowledge) of qualified and pre-service teachers in science.
• The delivery of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programmes in science education for teachers at primary and second level
• The development of teachers competencies in teaching science, developing and delivering high-quality new innovative, effective teaching and learning methodologies which can be implemented and applied at all levels of science education.