Catherine Cronin

Strategic Education Developer

Phone: 01 609 0648

Dr Catherine Cronin is the National Forum’s Strategic Education Developer. Before joining the National Forum, Catherine worked for 14 years at NUI Galway in various roles: education developer, academic coordinator of IT Online programmes, and lecturer in both IT and Women’s Studies. Catherine’s work and research have focused primarily on teaching and learning in increasingly open, networked, and participatory culture; she recently completed her PhD exploring the use of open educational practices in higher education. Catherine is a member of the advisory board of the Open Education Working Group and co-chair of the OER19 Conference to be held in Galway in April 2019. You can find Catherine online at @catherinecronin and, or contact her directly at