Mary Fitzpatrick
University of Limerick

Dr Mary Fitzpatrick, SFSEDA, MCIPD is Head, Centre for Transformative Learning at the University of Limerick. Her key area of expertise is the professional development of teaching and learning among academics through reflective practice, feedback and evaluation, development of teaching portfolios, peer observation partnerships and engagement in teaching excellence awards. She is Co-Chair of Irish Conference on Engaging Pedagogy (ICEP) and SEDA Conference and Events Committee and she mentors and assesses SFSEDA applications.  Her research interests lie within learning and development with a particular focus on impact of professional development activities, the professionalisation of teaching in HE and students as co-creators in learning, teaching and assessment. 

Conference & Events Co-Chair