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Damien Burke



01 805 7717
Room 234 St Mary's




Doctoral candidate in Mathematics Education (Dublin City University)

Postgraduate diploma in Educational Leadership (Maynooth University)

Masters of Mathematics Education (St. Patrick's College/Dublin City University)

Bachelor of Education (St. Patrick's College/Dublin City University) 


Teaching and Learning 1 (B.Ed. 1) 

Teacher as Knowledgeable Professional: Mathematics (B.Ed. 4)

Mathematics Methods/Subject-Matter Competency (P.M.E. 1)

Taighde agus Sainspéiseanna/Research and Professional Interests:

Leadership in mathematics education

Error analysis as a tool in mathematics teaching and learning

Mathematics curriculum development


Damien has worked as a mainstream, multi-grade and learning-support teacher since qualifying as a primary school teacher. He has also served as a teaching principal in south Dublin, and most recently as an administrative principal of a large DEIS band one school in Dublin 22. Reflecting his research interests, Damien has carried out curriculum-related research on behalf of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (accessible here), and has also assisted various textbook publishers in their editorial processes. He has also delivered face-to-face and online professional development to in-service teachers, and most recently has designed online mathematics modules for the INTO summer course programme.