Dr Clare Walsh

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Clare Walsh, Research Lead
Dr Clare Walsh, Head of Staff Development

Dr Clare Walsh is Head of Staff Development for the National RPL in Higher Education Project in Ireland.

Clare was formerly the Project Lead for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Work Integrated Learning at SETU Carlow. In her role as Head of Staff Development, her mission is to work with colleagues and RPL stakeholders to design and develop RPL education resources and toolkits aimed at supporting the wider implementation of RPL. 

She is passionate about evidence-based practice. She is striving for RPL practitioners, learners and employers to have evidence-based and fit-for-purpose RPL processes. She subscribes to the philosophy of lifelong learning and has secured a range of qualifications as an adult learner through part-time study.