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Learning Enhancement
and Academic Development (LEAD) Centre

About LEAD

The Learning Enhancement and Academic Development Centre (LEAD) provides leadership in academic practice and development to ensure the highest quality of student learning in support of the MIC Strategic Plan.

Enhancing Professional Development for MIC Staff
Enhancing Professional Development for MIC Staff
LEAD offers advice, training, workshops and presentations tailored to specific requirements

Encouraging & Supporting Best Practice

LEAD aims to:

  • Develop a strong and integrated framework for supporting best academic practice.
  • Work in partnership with staff to identify and implement personalised professional development pathways underpinned by the National PD framework.
  • Be at the forefront of research on teaching, learning assessment, technology in higher education.
  • Exemplify evidence-based practice by collaborating with staff in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Dr Gwen Moore

Director of Teaching & Learning & Senior Lecturer

Dr Laura Costelloe

Academic Developer

Dr Geraldine Exton

Academic Developer (TEL)

Anne Ryan

Academic Developer

Margaret Phelan

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Manager

Stephen McFarlane

Acting Technology Enhanced Learning Manager

Tom Kinsella

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Designer

Niamh McNamara

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Designer

Caitlin Neachtain

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Designer

Jean Reale

Academic Developer

Lauren Brochu

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Officer

Amy Mitchell

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Officer

Aoife Shanahan

Teaching and Learning Projects Officer