Approvals and Reviews Committee

Making decisions and recommendations to the QQI executive on matters related to the meeting of criteria by providers

The Approvals and Reviews Committee makes decisions and recommendations about

  • The approval of quality assurance procedures 
  • The International Education Mark
  • Delegated authority

It also approves for publication the findings of quality reviews conducted by QQI. 

  • Professor Irene Sheridan, Head of Munster Technological University Extended Campus (Chair)
  • Professor Fiona Farr, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL, University of Limerick
  • Laura Flynn, Manager, Stakeholder Engagement, QQI
  • Carol Hanney, Education Consultant
  • William Kelly, Former Deputy Registrar and Dean of Teaching & Learning, Dublin City University
  • Clodagh McGivern, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, USI
  • Dr Anna Murphy, Senior Adviser - Strategy and Risk, QQI
  • Ronan O’Loughlin, Director of Education and Training, Chartered Accountants Ireland
  • Gerry O’Sullivan, Head of International Education and Director of the Erasmus+ National Agency, HEA
  • Tony Pettit, Former Head of Teagasc Education Programme, Teagasc