Organisation profile

The Department of Education offers initial teacher education and continuing professional development (CPD) programmes to teachers and educators in primary, post-primary, further education and training (FET) and higher education. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and research opportunities including Masters by Research or Structured Doctorate in Education in the field of Policy, Practice and Professional Development in Education.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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  • Education Awards: Best Education Outreach

    Gill, Eoin (Recipient) & Donegan, Sheila (Recipient), 2021


  • EU Descartes Prize

    Gill, Eoin (Recipient) & Donegan, Sheila (Recipient), 07 Mar 2007


  • Gal Greine Award

    Gill, Eoin (Recipient) & Donegan, Sheila (Recipient), 2006