Posted 20/12/2015

The Education Centre Kildare

Professional Development Opportunities for the Education Community

The Education Centre Kildare provides professional development opportunities to the education community of County Kildare, East Offaly and West Wicklow

It has been in operation for nearly 20 years, since 1997. 

Each year they offer a programme of local courses, projects and initiatives that supports teaching and learning in schools.


The Centre is also involved in the development and provision of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities at a regional, national and international level.

In partnership with the the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) - Technology in Education, the Centre offers a national and local Information and Communications Technology (ICT) programme that is both Centre and school based.

Working with and alongside the PDST the Centre supports the implementation of the National Strategy to improve Literacy and Numeracy.


Services include Fully Equipped Seminar, Training Rooms and IT Lab.

Bureau Services include Laminating, Photocopying and Binding

The Centre also has a Lending Library with Books, Journals and Diagnostic/Screening Tests

Management and Contacts

 The Centre is managed by a Management Committee that is elected annually at the AGM by the members of the Centre.

Friary Road, Kildare Town, County Kildare R51 KN66
Phone: 045-530200

Director: Dominic McEvoy