Olive Kelly

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Olive Kelly, Project Lead, Atlantic Technological University Galway

Olive Kelly is the Project Lead for the National RPL Project at ATU Galway.

Olive has some 20 years’ of experience in the field of education and training. This includes time spent in City of Dublin Education and Training Board (ETB), NUI Galway and Galway Roscommon ETB where she was a member of the Board and Vice Chairperson of the Youth Work Committee.

A graduate of NUI Galway, NUI Maynooth, ATU (Sligo), TUS (Athlone) and the IPA she holds an MA in Human Resource Management, a Bachelor of Business in Management Applications, Post Graduate Diploma in Change Management and Certificate in Integrating Literacy.

Olive is passionate about lifelong learning, being a product of it herself, having obtained many of her qualifications as a mature student at a busy time in her life – being a mother of two young boys and working full time.

Understanding what it takes to engage in higher education, Olive is excited about helping and supporting more people to access further education and obtain qualifications most suited to industry needs and their own personal goals through the avenue offered by RPL.