School of Education 2014 alumnus Patricia Coffey wins Science Teacher of the Year Award in Dubai

8 May 2017
Patricia Coffey with her 'Science Teacher of the Year' award

The award was presented by the Education Journal Middle East in Dubai on May 3rd.

Patricia teaches at the Jumeirah English Speaking School in Dubai. She graduated with a BSc Science Education degree in 2014. She stated she had 'excellent training as a science teacher going to UCC', and singled out the teaching of Dr. Declan Kennedy in particular. She also stated 'I feel my experience at UCC in the BSc (Physical Science Education) course has definitely help me move forward with my career as I have already been promoted to Head of Chemistry for next year'.

Further information on the awards ceremony is available here.

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