Accounting and Payroll

Marie Asple
Marie AspleBookkeeping, Accounting and Payroll Tutor
Marie has been teaching in the further education sector for 17 years. Her specialist areas are bookkeeping, accounting and payroll as well as employment law and taxation. She is a Certified Payroll Technician (CPT) and a Certified VAT Technician (CVT) with the Irish Payroll Association, a Member of Accounting Technicians Ireland (MIATI) and holds the QQI level 6 Special Purpose Award in Training & Development.

Childcare Tutor

Clodagh Dunleavy Smythe
Clodagh Dunleavy SmytheChildcare Tutor
Clodagh graduated from St Nicholas Teacher Training College with a Montessori Diploma and has graduated from Trinity College with a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning. Clodagh has over 30 years teaching experience and has run her own Montessori school since 1992. She also works as a resource teacher with Autistic students at post primary level.

ICT & Computer Skills

Jennifer O'Connor
Jennifer O'ConnorIT Tutor
Jennifer is a qualified I.T. Tutor who received her teaching diploma in 2006. She enjoys her work immensely and her main objective is to give learners the confidence and knowledge to go further in their education and to assist learners in keeping up to date in the area of technology.

ICT & Business

Mary Flynn
Mary FlynnIT Tutor
Mary holds the JEB Teacher’s Diploma in IT and is a Microsoft Master Instructor. She has been teaching for over 15 years and before this worked in Business Administration. She brings her wide ranging business acumen and IT experience to the classroom.

Accountancy Tutor

Andrew Kehoe
Andrew KehoeAccountancy Tutor
Andrew is a qualified Accountant (ACCA) and Tax Consultant (CTA) who runs his own accountancy and taxation consultancy practice and has worked in the area for over 20 years. He has been lecturing for 5 years and brings his expertise and wide range of experience to the classroom.

Childcare Tutor

Lee McEvoy
Lee McEvoyChildcare Tutor
Lee holds a Masters Degree in Social Science and a BA (Hons) in Sociology and Psychology from UCC. She teaches on the QQI level 6 Early Childhood Care & Education award covering Communications, Social Legal & Health Studies as well as Supervision in Childcare. Lee has also published research in the area of social policy and mental health policies.

Childcare Tutor

Katie Murphy
Katie MurphyChildcare Tutor
Katie is a Childcare tutor with practical experience working in and managing her own preschool service. She graduated from IT Carlow with a BA Hons in Early Childhood Care and Education, and has just completed a Master of Arts in Child, Youth & Family studies. Katie main area of interest is in Special Needs Education and she currently delivers the QQI level 6 modules in Special Needs Assisting and Child Development.

Healthcare Tutor

Kathleen O'Callaghan
Kathleen O'CallaghanHealthcare Tutor
Kathleen is an RGN with a Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons) from Trinity College. With over 30 years experience in Critical Care and Emergency nursing, Kathleen brings a wealth of experience to the classroom. She holds a QQI level 6 Train the Trainer qualification and has been teaching QQI healthcare programmes for 10 years. She also teaches the HSE Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course.

ICT & Business

Nickola O'Shea
Nickola O'SheaICT & Business Tutor
Nickola has over 25 years IT experience working in London and a Distinction Level 6 Specific Purpose Award in Training and Development together with QQI qualifications in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Web Design and Communications. She teaches Digital Skills Courses and ECDL courses in Word and Excel. She has gained Levels I, II and III in Office Procedure from the Royal Society of Arts, London.

Training & Development Tutor

Liam Galvin
Liam GalvinTraining & Development
Liam teaches on the QQI level 6 Training & Development award. With over 20 years experience in both mainstream and special needs, he holds a
BA in Community Education and Development. Liam is also a qualified life coach and Neuro Linguist Programmer (NLP) probationer.

Childcare Tutor

Trish Kenny
Trish KennyCreative Arts
Trish teaches Creative Arts for Childcare. She is registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland and holds an Honorary Degree in Art & Design. Trish has numerous award including Artist in Residence 2005 – 2006 with Wicklow County Council and the NAPD award for Creative Engagement 2011.


Training Manager

Rachel Tucker, MEd
Rachel Tucker, MEdCTEC Manager
Rachel holds a Masters in Education as well as qualifications in ICT and Business. With over 20 years teaching experience she is responsible for course development and scheduling, monitoring the assessment process and overseeing Quality Assurance at CTEC.
Rachel is responsible for the day to day management of CTEC including securing funding from various national and EU funding sources and for staff recruitment, financial monitoring and reporting for the organisation to various stakeholders. She is a co-founder of CTEC as an independent organisation (2003).

CTEC Administrator

Jane Roche
Jane RocheAdministrator
Jane holds a QQI National Certificate in Business Administration and has been CTEC’s Administrator for 12 years.
She supports the management team in the day to day running of the training centre, is responsible for course bookings and assists learners undertaking training programmes at CTEC.