Beth Gilligan

College Principal, Teacher - Religious Education and Empower

Beth is a secondary teacher who began teaching in 1980. She has taught Religious Education, English, Drama and Humanities. Modern History & Global Education are her great passions. Her curriculum work on the Middle East Conflict was recognised with a study tour to Israel in 1990. She has written four secondary textbooks and numerous classroom resources integrating social justice themes. She currently teaches Humanities at Dominic College.

Book every child should read
Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451

Best recent professional learning
School Improvement at Harvard University and Teaching Faith in a Secular Age at Boston College

Favourite teaching unit
The Rights of the Child

Teaching motto
Wonder is the desire for knowledge. St Thomas Aquinas