Dr. Tomás Mac Eochagáin
Director of Academic Programmes, Griffith College
Tomás is the Director of Academic Programmes at Griffith. His original qualifications are in engineering and mathematics (TCD) and industrial engineering (UCD). He also holds a doctorate in education from Queen’s University.
Tomás was formerly a member of QQI’s interim academic board, and a member of HETAC’s academic committee since its foundation in 2007. He has also served on a wide range of policy development committees in relation to programme design, development, validation, teaching learning and assessment strategies on behalf of bodies such as QQI, NCCA, Dublin City Development Board and Nottingham Trent University.
Since 1990, he has held continuous roles as a higher education lecturer, course designer, programme director, head of faculty and Director of Academic Programmes.