Dr Audrey Doyle is an assistant professor in the School of Policy and Practice in the Institute of Education, DCU. She has spent most of her career as a post-primary teacher and as principal of an all-girls post-primary school in Dublin.
She is currently chairperson to a post-primary school in Dublin. She is secretary of the ESAI SIG on curriculum in Ireland and has attended and presented at many national and international conferences on curriculum reform and the role of the teacher. Her main interests are related to curriculum ideology and pedagogy and how it translates into the educational encounter in the classroom.
Her PhD research mapped how Junior Cycle curriculum reform in lower secondary education in Ireland has begun to emerge through its new purposes, processes and pedagogy.