My Contributions

Professional Development, Training, Awards, Volunteer Experience

Child Protection & Principles for the Protection of Vulnerable AdultsLa Touche Training 13 Baggett Street, W7K5, Dublin 7, D07 V4HR, Ireland (2021)

  • Overview of  the Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012
  • Overview of Children First National Guidance and Legislation
    • Children First National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017
    • Children’s First Act 2015 
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Obligations of professionals to report to Tusla and the Garda

Technical Assistant – ECER (European Conference in Educational Research) for EERA (European Educational Research Association) – Annual Conference, Geneva, Switzerland [delivered fully online – OnAir/Zoom platform] (2021)

Publication Peer Reviewer – Engaged Learning in Europe – IDC Impact Series (2021) Maklu Publishers – Antwerpen, Belgium

Distinguished Alumni Award – College of Education and Human Services – Ferris State University (2019-2020)

Participant/Contributor – National Volunteering Strategy 2021-2025 Department of Rural and Community Development Challenges to Volunteering – Call for Input  National Volunteering Strategy 2021-2025 (2019)

Director of Main Stage Production – The Good Summit Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, Contact: Co-Founder, Rev. Dr Jools Hamilton The Good Summit (2019)

Postgraduate Assessment Assistant – Program Focused Assessment and Mapping, Centre for Academic Practice & eLearning (2019)

National Digital Badge CertificationProgram Focused AssessmentOpen Badge Passport/profile/46547 (2019)

National Digital Badge Certification – AHEAD – Association for Higher Education, Access & Disability – Universal Design in Teaching and Learning FacilitationOpen Badge Passport/profile/46547 (2019)

Facilitator – Focus Groups for Student Evaluation – Quality Office, Trinity College Dublin – Focus Group Facilitation Workshop (2018)

Organising Chair – Education Seminar Series: Transformation and the Lived Experience – Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin (2018)

Peer Review Committee Reviewer – Trinity Postgraduate Review XVII Publication  Theme: Knowledge and Society (2018)

Conference Chair/Coordinator – 8th and 9th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, School of Education (2017-2018)

Participant – National Consultation on Engaged Research – Campus Engage – Irish Universities Association (IUA) – Irish Research Council (IRC) Engaged Research Report, Society & Higher Education (2017)

Volunteer Intern –  Civic Engagement Office – Trinity College Dublin (2017 – 2020)

Graduate Fellow  – Trinity Long Room Hub Graduate Fellowship – nominated by School of Education, Trinity College Dublin – (2017 – 2018)

Ferris Employee Leadership Development Program – Ferris State University (2012)         

Distinguished Team Award – Dawg Days Team/Enrolment Services – Ferris State University (2011)

Garth von Buchholz 📲

Author of the Digital MANiFESTO, educator, blogger, speaker & digital literacy activist

Tesoro Irlandese: The Adventures of an 'Undercover' Irish Writer in Rome.

Tesoro Irlandese or Irish Darling, is the adventure and travel blog of Ciara Aoife O'Síoráin. Follow for posts on Ancient Rome, Roman Art and Architecture, Italian food and culture, learning Italian as a beginner, how to move to Rome, and tips and tricks about living in Rome as a straniera.

Michaela Movement

Views expressed within blog content belong to me.


rewind & remind

32 Summits with 32 Friends

Climbing the highest points in the 32 counties of Ireland, each with a different friend, to explore the idea of friendship in a digital age. This blog is a tease. For the full reveal, you'll have to read the book, when it comes out.

Ms Carberry - Hibernia College PMEPP

They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel

Cian Commins - Student Teacher

Hibernia Autumn Cohort 2020

Craig Butler

Student Teacher

The Teacher Student

sharing my student teacher experience

Amy's Journey to Teaching

Trials and Tribulations of an Aspiring Teacher

Múinteoir Sandra

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. W.B. Yeats

PMEP Digital Portfolio

Teaching, creativity, learning


My reflections as a mother and student teacher

Ms Gallery's Teaching Journey

The long road to teaching.....

Orla Dennison's Digital Portfolio

My personal journey to becoming an inspiring teacher

Jasmine's PMEP E-Portfolio

My journey in becoming a primary school teacher

Educate to Inspire

PME learning journey and resources

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