Secondary school teacher and further education trainer for adults
Registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland
Máire has worked in the area of education and technology since 1995; working in further education, community education and as a special class teacher, with experience of pupils with autism, and multiple learning and physical needs.
She specialises in integrating computers into education, helping students with additional learning needs. She is keen that students get a good foundation in the core skills of computer literacy, English and maths in a fun way. They are encouraged to make computer games and projects, using professional online programmes, available in many languages.
ONE-TO-ONE TUITION AT HOME AND IN THE OFFICE – using blended learning techniques.
Students: She provides tuition in homes to students with dyslexia – integrating professional online programmes into education to provide a more visual and creative approach to education, often attractive to those with dyslexia. Some of these programmes have algorithms that guide students along a personalised learning course that can help speed up learning.
Adults: She also helps adults to make good use of programmes such as Microsoft Office, the Google suite, and WordPress websites.
She has completed two post-graduate courses in e-learning and education.