Dr Terry Maguire is an Irish educator and senior manager who is actively committed to how teaching and learning can transform individual lives. Originally a science graduate from University College Cork, Terry spent 14 years working in Higher Education in Scotland where she pioneered flexible and blended approaches to teaching and learning.

After returning to Ireland, she worked with the National Council for Vocational Awards (NCVA) before completing her PhD at University of Limerick. Terry has a particular interest in professional development and adult mathematics education.

In 2006, Terry was appointed as the Head of lifelong Learning in Institute of Technology Tallaght. She was seconded from her institution to the National Forum from 2013-2017, as the inaugural Director to establish the National Forum as an essential component of the national-level infrastructure for higher education in Ireland. Terry has now been re-appointed to lead the Forum for the next four years.