Academic Support

One-to-one Academic Support appointments are available to all students on-campus. These appointments 40 minutes in duration. On the day and time of your appointment, arrive to the Learning Hub for your appointment.

Tutorial Support @DCFE

Small group Tutorials are available throughout the academic year. Tutorials are available in IT, Word Processing, Communications and Mathematics. Click on any of the below tutorials to make a booking.

IT Tutorials

IT Support Tutorials are available for students to book for general support with your college email, Moodle, Office 365 or ICT module-specific support from an IT specialist tutor in Room 17.

Word Processing Tutorials

Word Processing Tutorials are available on Wednesdays and Fridays in Room 17.

A Word Processing Tutor will be on hand to provide support and advice during these tutorials. You can revise Word Processing class Handouts, work on assignments and prepare for Word Processing exams.

Communications Tutorial

Communications Tutorials are available to all students in Room 17 on Tuesdays. Work on your assignments for this core module in a group setting with the support of Communications tutor Alana Loisan. Places are limited so book yours now.

Maths Support Tutorial

Maths Support Tutorials are available to all Maths students. Work on assignments or review class notes with Maths tutor Aine Leonard on hand to answer questions and provide general Maths support in a group setting. These tutorials are 40 minutes in duration and take place in Room 17 on Wednesdays and can also be accessed via Microsoft Teams. Places are limited so book yours now.

One-to-one appointments with Fiona Hoey are also available. They are 40 minutes in duration and take place in the Learning Hub on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and can also be accessed via Microsoft Teams.

Academic support staff & subject specialisms

Jennifer Brady


CommunicationsWork ExperienceLegal Practice & ProceduresCriminal Law

Johanna Dawe


Research Study SkillsEnglish LiteratureCommunicationsWork Experience

Terry Devine


Emergency Dept Care SkillsInfection Prevention ControlAnatomy & PhysiologyMedical TerminologyCare Support

Anneliese Durant


TeamworkingWork ExperienceCustomer Service

Emma Flynn


Human Growth & Dev.PsychologyBehavioural StudiesUnderstanding Mental Health

Sheila Fagan

Social Studies & General

Social StudiesCommunity Addiction StudiesIntercultural StudiesNutritionWord Processing

Eileen Gilmore

Business & IT

Spreadsheet MethodsInformation & AdministrationPayrollThe InternetText ProductionBook KeepingCommunicationsWork Experience

Kirsty Gough

Healthcare & Sport

Care SupportSport & Recreation StudiesWord Processing

Geraldine Lane

Media & IT

Image ProcessingDigital PhotographyComputer Illustrated GraphicsMultimedia AuthoringWeb AuthoringDesktop Publishing

Siobhan Leavy


Tourism Policy & PracticeTourism Information & AdminTourism Principles & PracticeCabin Crew Operations

Catherine Lennon

Animal Care & Science

Kennel & Cattery ManagementAnimal WelfareAnimal Science & HealthAnimal Anatomy & PhysiologyAnimal BehaviourSmall Husbandry & Housing

Aine Lynch

Services & Leisure

Exercise & Fitness

Adele McDermott


Care of the Older PersonMaternity Care SupportNursing Theory & PracticeCare Skills

Fiona Monahan

Business & IT

Retail SellingEntrepreneurshipWord ProcessingTaxationStart Your Own Business

Orla O'Dea

Pre-University & General

English LiteratureResearch Skills for JournalismLocal HistoryTechnical Skills for JournalismWriting Skills for JournalismFolklore & EthnologyArchaeology Media Analysis

Jean Young


CommunicationsWork ExperiencePublic Relations

About this website

This website will be home to a variety of academic support resources for Dunboyne College students.

Over the course of the year, the Academic Support team will give workshops in the following areas:

  • How to read an assignment brief

  • How to use Moodle, Office and OneDrive to assist in your studies

  • How to research and reference in your assignments

  • How to approach academic writing

  • Approaches to help you with time management

  • Exam study skills

You will receive announcements from Moodle about each of these resources as they become available. This website will be added to throughout the year as well, to provide step by step guides and extra help in all of these key areas and more.