Aisling Duffy

Aisling is a Home Economics and Religion teacher with a B.Ed from NUIG (St. Angela’s, Sligo). She also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma (Special Educational Needs – Autism Spectrum Disorders) from NUIG (St. Angela’s College, Sligo). She is currently studying for her M. Ed (Leadership) in DCU. 

Aisling worked as a Home Economics teacher across a variety of schools in Dublin and Meath for 8 years. She also coordinated and taught in a classroom for students with ASD. Aisling moved to Sweden in 2017 where she taught Home Economics in a start-up school. She became a member of the senior management team in 2018 as Academic Manager until March 2021. She lived in Madrid, Spain until July 2021. 

Aisling has worked for the State Examinations Commission examining Junior Certificate practical exams and is an active member of the Association of Teachers of Home Economics having previously acted as Secretary and Vice President for a number of terms. 

Aisling believes one of the main factors to success in school is building positive relationships across the school community and is an advocate of Restorative Practice. 

Aisling is passionate about ensuring all students reach their potential and incorporates this philosophy in her teaching through the use of success criteria and constructive feedback.  

When not working, Aisling enjoys spending time with her family and exploring new places. She also likes to read and bake.