Prof Marion Palmer

Marion Palmer is Head of the Department of Technology and Psychology at IADT and chair of the Institute’s Teaching and Learning Committee. She teaches a module on Learning and Instruction in the Institute’s Psychology degree and leads the programme team on the Institute Certificate in Technology Enhanced Learning for lecturers. She is the IADT representative on the Blackrock Education Centre Management Committee. At IADT she worked with science teachers at primary and second level until 2007. Marion was a NAIRTL Award of Teaching Excellence winner in 2011.
Prior to working in IADT Marion was a science teacher at schools in Dublin and London and worked on curriculum development with the Irish National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. She was chair of the Irish Science Teachers’ Association (ISTA) and was awarded the 1993 BP Science Educator of the Year by the ISTA.
Marion can be contacted at

Marion’s web page
Blackrock Education Centre
Irish Science Teachers’ Association ISTA
Computers in Education Society of Ireland CESI
Irish Maths Teachers’ Association IMTA
Association for Science Education ASE