Sometimes change is multifaceted and needs to be approached from different angles. We are providing you with a list of highly qualified professionals that can each add a piece to the puzzle and help you achieve your goals more efficiently.
Fidelma’s enduring interest is making learning easier. Passionate about enabling learners to develop the mindset and skills to take ownership for their own learning, she is Director and Lead Educator with Study & Careers.
Living in Oranmore, Co. Galway, Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames, PhD, MSc(Ed), BEd., has a long background in teaching and learning and teacher education. She began offering ‘Learning to Learn’ and Wellbeing courses to schools and colleges nationally from 2002 with a team of specially trained teachers. In 2006 she published ‘Switching on for Learning: A Student Guide to Exam & Career Success’. It has become a core text for teachers, parents and students interested in enabling independent learning.
Since 2017 she has expanded her services to include career guidance coaching and personality profiling for students and adults in career transition. She is an accredited tester with the British Psychological Society in the areas of personality, ability, occupation and emotional intelligence. Her unique course ‘Matching Personality to Career Choice: a Journey of Exploration’ is motivational and inspirational for participants. Excited about people’s futures, her work has been a catalyst for many to find their niche and forge a new path.
Fidelma is also a teacher educator specialising in student placement with Hibernia College and is an advisor to the Confucius Institute at NUI, Galway. Along with her associates she offers a specialist preparation course in Teacher Education Interview preparation. A former Senator, Councillor and Education spokesperson, Fidelma maintains an active interest in education policy and public affairs and is a regular media contributor.
Her research interests include language, literacy and learning, the writer’s voice, well being and issues surrounding equity and the home-school environment. She is currently writing a book on how to help the Gifted Learner