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The Director of CPD for Junior Cycle, Dr. Pádraig Kirk, leads the support service.

 

The Director is supported by a senior management team comprising two deputy directors and a HR and Operations Manager. One of the Deputy Director’s has responsibility for Whole-school Support, School Leadership, L2LP and Short Courses CPD, while the other has responsibility for Subject CPD. Our HR and Operations Manager is responsible for all staffing matters in the organisation, as well as national CPD scheduling.

 

The Senior Management team is supported in their work by a cohort of Team Leaders, inclusive of a team leader for each of the different subject areas, a team of eight Regional Team Leaders with responsibility for whole school CPD provision, as well as a team leader for Level 2 Learning Programmes. Full-time teams of Advisors, who develop and deliver both core and elective teacher CPD, are in place across the six education centre regions. Teams of advisors are recruited as subjects are introduced across the remaining phases of implementation of the Framework.

 

A large team of part-time Associates also operate across the country, for example, practising school principals and deputy school principals who develop and deliver CPD for school leaders, as well as subject teachers who help deliver of extensive programme of subject specific CPD. Our advisors and associates are supported by a small number of Local Facilitators to provide dedicated CPD support in key areas as needs arise.

Management
Dr. Pádraig Kirk
Dr. Pádraig Kirk
Director
CPD for Junior Cycle
Eoghan Evesson
Eoghan Evesson
Deputy Director

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Dónal O'Mahony
Dónal O'Mahony
Deputy Director
Whole School Support and School Leadership
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Whole School CPD Team
Lorna Lavelle
Lorna Lavelle
Regional Leader
Dublin/Wicklow North
Whole School Support and CPD
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Claire Farrelly
Claire Farrelly
Advisor
Dublin/Wicklow North
Whole-School CPD / Wellbeing
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Betty Mc Laughlin
Betty Mc Laughlin
Regional Leader
North East
Whole School Support and CPD
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Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly
Advisor
North East
Whole-School CPD / History
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Gráinne Macken
Gráinne Macken
Regional Leader
North West
Whole School Support and CPD
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Ronan McGovern
Ronan McGovern
Advisor
North West
Whole-School CPD / Technologies
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Tiernan O'Donnell
Tiernan O'Donnell
Regional Leader
South West
Whole School Support and CPD
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Francis O'Farrell
Francis O'Farrell
Advisor
South West
Whole-School CPD / Technologies
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Mike Carey
Mike Carey
Regional Leader
Cork
Whole School Support and CPD
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Norrie Louise Ross
Norrie Louise Ross
Advisor
Cork
Whole-School CPD
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John Cullinane
John Cullinane
Regional Leader
Dublin/Kildare
Whole School Support and CPD
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Michelle English
Michelle English
Advisor
Dublin/Kildare
Whole-School CPD / Wellbeing
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Enda Byrne
Enda Byrne
Regional Leader
South East
Whole School Support and CPD
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Cathal Ó Súilleabháin
Cathal Ó Súilleabháin
Advisor
South East
Whole School CPD
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Stiofán Ó Cualáin
Stiofán Ó Cualáin
Regional Leader
West
Whole School Support and CPD
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Hazel Hannon
Hazel Hannon
Advisor
West
Whole-School CPD / Wellbeing
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Niamh Barry
Niamh Barry
Advisor
West
Whole-School CPD / Assessment
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Wellbeing
Betty Mc Laughlin
Betty Mc Laughlin
Team Leader
Wellbeing
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Leadership / Assessment Team
Fiona O'Brien
Fiona O'Brien
Team Leader
Leadership / Assessment
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Helen Costello
Helen Costello
Advisor
Leadership / Assessment
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Short Courses
Enda Byrne
Enda Byrne
Regional Leader
Short Courses
Whole School Support and CPD
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L1LP/L2LP Team
Sarah nally
Sarah Nally
Team Leader
L1LP/L2LP
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Lisa Kelly
Lisa Kelly
Advisor
L1LP/L2LP
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Fiona Kearney
Fiona Kearney
Advisor
L1LP/L2LP
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English Team
Emma Gallagher
Emma Gallagher
Team Leader
English
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Gemma Moran
Gemma Moran
Advisor
English
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Lorraine Keenan
Lorraine Keenan
Advisor
English
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Emer Whyte
Emer Whyte
Advisor
English
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Elaine McGowan
Elaine McGowan
Advisor
English
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Catherine Leddin
Catherine Leddin
Advisor
English
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Ann Marie Garvey
Ann Marie Garvey
Advisor
English
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Thomas Gleeson
Thomas Gleeson
Advisor
English
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Science Team
David King
David King
Team Leader
Science
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Áine Woods
Áine Woods
Advisor
Science
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Dónal O`Laoire
Dónal O`Laoire
Advisor
Science
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Eileen Hanrick
Eileen Hanrick
Advisor
Science
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Elizabeth Smith
Elizabeth Smith
Advisor
Science
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Margaret Cooney
Margaret Cooney
Advisor
Science
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Niall Kelly
Niall Kelly
Advisor
Science
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Áine Boland
Áine Boland
Advisor
Science
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Business Team
Gary McConway
Gary McConway
Team Leader
Business Studies
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John O'Sullivan
John O'Sullivan
Advisor
Business
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David Walsh
David Walsh
Advisor
Business Studies
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Niamh Daly
Niamh Daly
Advisor
Business Studies
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Joe Stafford
Joe Stafford
Advisor
Business Studies
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Jimmy Meaney
Jimmy Meaney
Advisor
Business Studies
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Modern Foreign Languages Team
Clíodhna McManamon
Clíodhna McManamon
Team Leader
Modern Foreign Languages
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Elisabeth Butler
Elisabeth Butler
Advisor
Modern Foreign Languages
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Amanda Quinn
Amanda Quinn
Advisor
Modern Foreign Languages
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Eileen Bowman
Eileen Bowman
Advisor
Modern Foreign Languages
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Lisa Fitzsimons
Lisa Fitzsimons
Advisor
Modern Foreign Languages
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Salvo Cacciato
Salvo Cacciato
Advisor
Modern Foreign Languages
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Visual Art Team
Margaret O'Shea
Margaret O'Shea
Team Leader
Visual Art
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Ruth Kennington
Ruth Kennington
Advisor
Visual Art
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Terry Lawless
Terry Lawless
Advisor
Visual Art
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Gemma Tierney
Gemma Tierney
Advisor
Visual Art
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Maria Moore
Maria Moore
Advisor
Visual Art
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Gaeilge Team
Bernardine NicGiollaPhádraig
Bernardine NicGiollaPhádraig
Team Leader
Gaeilge
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Micheál Ó Caoilte
Mícheál Ó Caoilte
Advisor
Gaeilge
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Ursula Ní Dhufaigh
Ursula Ní Dhufaigh
Advisor
Gaeilge
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Damhnait Ní Aingléis
Damhnait Ní Aingléis
Advisor
Gaeilge
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Bláthnaid Uí Fhátharta
Bláthnaid Uí Fhátharta
Advisor
Gaeilge
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Karen Uí Chaiside
Karen Uí Chaiside
Advisor
Gaeilge
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Gean Gilger
Gean Gilger
Advisor
Gaeilge
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Patrick Duffy
Patrick Duffy
Advisor
Gaeilge
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Maths Team
Shane Flanagan
Shane Flanagan
Team Leader
Maths
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Ronan Heavey
Ronan Heavey
Advisor
Maths
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Caitríona Cronin
Caitríona Cronin
Advisor
Maths
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John Maddock
John Maddock
Advisor
Maths
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Brenda Murtagh
Brenda Murtagh
Advisor
Maths
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Donal Madden
Donal Madden
Advisor
Maths
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Barry Tiernan
Barry Tiernan
Advisor
Maths
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Music Team
Ethel Glancy
Ethel Glancy
Team Leader
Music
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Karen Brennan
Karen Brennan
Advisor
Music
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Michelle Geraghty
Michelle Geraghty
Advisor
Music
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Stephen McFarlane
Stephen McFarlane
Advisor
Music
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Helen Spencer
Helen Spencer
Advisor
Music
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Geography Team
Ada Broderick
Ada Broderick
Team Leader
Geography
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Paul Challoner
Paul Challoner
Advisor
Geography
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James Condon
James Condon
Advisor
Geography
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Éidin Gallagher
Éidin Gallagher
Advisor
Geography
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Paula Needham
Paula Needham
Advisor
Geography
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Breege Roche
Breege Roche
Advisor
Geography
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Susan Connolly
Susan Connolly
Advisor
Geography
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History Team
Frieda Crehan
Frieda Crehan
Team Leader
History
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Donal Evoy
Donal Evoy
Advisor
History
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Áine McAlpine
Áine McAlpine
Advisor
History
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Denise Nolan
Denise Nolan
Advisor
History
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Fintan O'Mahony
Fintan O'Mahony
Advisor
History
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Angela Hanratty
Angela Hanratty
Advisor
History
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Home Economics Team
Caoimhe Héarún
Caoimhe Héarún
Team Leader
Home Economics
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Elma Kent
Elma Kent
Advisor
Home Economics
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Katrina Mahon
Katrina Mahon
Advisor
Home Economics
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Bridget Boland
Bridget Boland
Advisor
Home Economics
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Technologies Team
Gerard Duff
Gerard Duff
Team Leader
Technologies
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Anthony Griffin
Anthony Griffin
Advisor
Technologies
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Barry Nolan
Barry Nolan
Advisor
Technologies
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Declan Regan
Declan Regan
Advisor
Technologies
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Fintan Walsh
Fintan Walsh
Advisor
Technologies
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Fiona Byrne
Fiona Byrne
Advisor
Technologies
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Francis O'Farrell
Francis O'Farrell
Advisor
Technologies
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Garry Crossan
Garry Crossan
Advisor
Technologies
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James Thompson
James Thompson
Advisor
Technologies
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Jane Doherty
Jane Doherty
Advisor
Technologies
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John Forrest
John Forrest
Advisor
Technologies
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John Kilgannon
John Kilgannon
Advisor
Technologies
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Michael Lynch
Michael Lynch
Advisor
Technologies
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Ronan McGovern
Ronan McGovern
Advisor
Technologies
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Séan McFadden
Séan McFadden
Advisor
Technologies
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Religious Education Team
Ailis Travers
Ailís Travers
Team Leader
Religious Education
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Niall Mupeter
Niall Mulpeter
Advisor
Religious Education
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Keith Young
Keith Young
Advisor
Religious Education
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Micheál Scully
Micheál Scully
Advisor
Religious Education
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Jewish Studies
Ciara Byrne
Ciara Byrne
Team Leader
Jewish Studies
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Classics
Ciara Byrne
Ciara Byrne
Team Leader
Classics
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