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Teresa Brennan

Lecturer in Education

Contact

tbrennan@hiberniacollege.net

01 661 0168

Block B, Merrion Centre, Merrion Road, Dublin 4


Education

BA
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership
Dioplóma Gairmiúil san Oideachas


Department

School of Education

Biography

Teresa first graduated from National University of Ireland, Galway, in 2012 with an Undergraduate Degree in Irish, English and Theatre. She went on to successfully complete her Dioplóma Gairmiúil san Oideachas, graduating in 2013. Following on from this, she attained a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management from National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

During her years teaching in Irish-Medium Post-Primary education, Teresa led and fostered innovative teaching and learning cultures, focusing on the development of exciting, student-friendly strategies and methodologies. She has presented at many Teaching and Learning events, sharing her experience of innovative pedagogical practice. Some of her ideas, contributions and translations feature in the NAPD published ‘Magenta Principles’, by Educational expert, Mike Hughes.

Having trained with the PDST, Teresa is a tutor in The Flipped Classroom approach and she continually endeavours to develop and promote the beneficial use of technology in education.

When she isn’t educating or researching, Teresa enjoys being a member of a debating team, with which she has won national titles, taking part in dramatic productions, playing music and promoting the Irish language.

Research Interests

Teresa’s graduate research is in the area Oideachas Lán-Ghaeilge agus Gaeltachta and her research interests include Drama as a core teaching strategy, Sealbhú Teanga (Language Acquisition) and Tumoideachas (Immersion Education).