Margaret has a Master’s in Guidance and Counselling from Maynooth; a Higher Diploma in Guidance from UCD and a BA,HDE from UCC. From 2008-2014, she lectured on the Guidance Diploma and PME in Maynooth. She also led the Guidance Diploma course from 2011-2014.
Previous to that, Margaret worked as a full-time Guidance Counsellor in Malahide Community School.
For almost 20 years, she was seconded by the DES to the European Schools during which time she taught English to Baccalaureate level in Oxford (UK), Varese (IT) and Bergen (NL).
Margaret holds a Certificate from the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations (London); Counselling Aspects in Education and an Initial Certificate in ‘Working Psychodynamically with Adolescents’.