Ballsbridge teacher wins scholarship award

Patrick Glover receives his award

Patrick Glover, a teacher at Marian College, Ballsbridge, was presented with the 2017 ASTI Annual Scholarship Award at a reception in Dublin last Friday.

The award assists ASTI members undertaking further third-level studies relating to the professional life of teachers and/or second-level education. It aims to support research which has the potential to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in our schools.

Patrick, who lives in Glasnevin and teaches history and computers, received the award for research he undertook on occupational stress and job satisfaction amongst teachers. The research formed part of Patrick’s MSc in Education and Training Management at DCU.

The scholarship is determined by the ASTI’s Scholarship Selection Committee and carries a €4,000 prize.

By: Paul O’Rourke