Member of Institute of International and European Affairs
BA, H Dip in Ed, and Dip in Special Education
Training and professional development
Trained as editor with the Educational Co of Ireland 1970–75
Teaching, 1961–70; trainee editor/editor Educational Co of Ireland, 1970–75. Resumed teaching career. The last 15 years of my teaching career in special education have been most useful in preparing me for publications in that field; likewise the IIEA kept me abreast of current affairs particularly European Union matters.
Proofreading, copyediting, writing, rewriting, publications management
Reports, books including textbooks, online distance learning notes
Education, particularly Special Education, Current Affairs, History
In recent years, work has been mostly educational or for government departments, e.g. National Council for Special Education, UCD, Queens, Chartered Institute of Accountants, Dept. of Justice; and educational publishers such as Gill & Macmillan, Folens, Carroll Heinemann; Institute of Public Administration (distance learning material), Institute of International and European Affairs (current affairs and European Union topics both current and historical)
Examples of work undertaken
Reports: National Council for Special Education, UCD, Queens
Lecture notes: Chartered Institute of Accountants; Educational publishers such as Gill & Macmillan, Folens, Carroll Heinemann (anthologies for schools, geography texts, workbooks); Institute of Public Administration (distance learning material).
Books: Institute of International and European Affairs (current affairs and European Union topics, both current and historical, e.g. Blair’s Britain England’s Europe; UCD – Men and the Classroom (Sheila Drudy)