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Catriona delivers a broad range of modules to diverse cohorts within the School of Education and Lifelong Learning and across other departments within WIT. These modules include teaching methodologies, EFL and cultural awareness. The student cohorts include both national and international undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals for third-level awards, accredited professional development and non-accredited professional development.

Relevant Qualifications

MA in Education

Delta (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)    

CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)


Areas of Interest

Teacher Training;

Internationalisation –Teaching approaches to encourage integration;

Student centred learning and approaches; including autonomy;

Technology Enhanced Learning;

Cultural Diversity;


  • Teaching and Training Strategies and Methodologies; Foundations of Effective Teaching; Teaching Practice Skills
  • TESOL 1; TESOL 2
  • Group Work
  • Cultural Diversity/Intercultural Awareness/Intercultural Studies
  • Academic Writing for Postgraduate Students
  • English language (General English, IELTS preparation, Business English, STEM, English, LSP, EAP, English for Engineering, English for Nursing, English for Teaching in a Virtual Classroom, English for Horizon 2020 Research)  

Additional Experience

Catriona works closely with the International Office to facilitate English language programmes during the summer for international students who wish to meet the language entry requirements for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at WIT. She also liaises with international contacts to deliver credit bearing English modules for international partner colleges and universities.

Catriona has also developed and delivered tailored programmes/modules in the area of H2020 Research Funding on the EU funded Project COMPERE-Averroès and Teaching in a Virtual Classroom for TVTC Saudi Arabia and Medical English for Chinese nurses/doctors.


Additional Teacher Training

Practice Placement Tutor – WIT’s TEQ programmes

DELTA local tutor - The Distance Delta & Nile ELT