On 27th October, Bernadette McHugh a lecturer at Hibernia College was one of 37 higher education teachers to receive a Teaching Hero Award. The awards are organised by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in partnership with the Union of Students in Ireland.
The awards provide students with an opportunity to use their voice and to acknowledge the teachers who have made a difference to their education. Students described the teachers they nominated as being innovative and creative in the classroom, with a focus on the student.
Speaking about Bernadette's win, Programme Director, Mary Kelly said:
“Hibernia College is delighted to honour Bernadette McHugh as a Teaching Hero Award winner. Bernadette has been an integral member of the primary team since the foundation of the College. She is a creative and passionate teacher and has inspired students with her excellent practice. It is particularly important that as a College educating future teachers, we promote excellence in teaching and learning.”