Background Profile (Teaching Experience, Research Interests etc.)
Cathal joined MIC in 2006 as Director of Continuing Professional Development in the Faculty of Education. He teaches on a range of Education programmes for the primary and further education sector. Prior to joining MIC, he worked for the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) and before that, as a primary teacher. He is interested in teachers’ professional development (initial, induction, CPD), and as part of his own PhD, examined the professional development of newly-qualified teachers in France and Ireland. Other research interests include curriculum and programme evaluation.