Órla Slattery, B.A., M.A., ( MIC)
An alumni of Mary Immaculate College, Órla Slattery joined the Faculty of Education in 2011. As Inclusion Co-ordinator for Adults with Intellectual Disability, she has special responsibility for the Certificate in General Learning and Personal Development(CGLPD), which is a level 4 QQI programme which aims to enhance the personal, social and academic development of adults with intellectual disability. In addition to co-ordinating and teaching on the CGLPD, Orla works in conjunction with a number of community partners to develop pathways for students to transition to programmes of study within the college. She also oversees the development of Inclusive Blended Learning initiatives designed to scaffold and support the learning development of students on the CGLPD.
Her principle areas of interest and teaching include academic writing and research skills, interpersonal communication skills and the philosophy of inclusion.
Orla is currently completing her doctoral dissertation in modern philosophy and her research interests include, inclusive education, philosophy, pedagogy & practice, the philosophy of education and modern epistemology and ontology.
Contact Number: 061-774757