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Fionnuala O’Reilly

Principal Advisor

Fionnuala joined the team in 2014 and has led research in several areas of education policy including parental engagement, fostering social and emotional learning in the classroom and improving student motivation. She now leads BIT’s work in Early Years, exploring ways to improve the home learning environment and empowering early years practitioners to foster key skills in the earliest years of life.

Fionnuala holds a BSc in Economics and French from the University of Limerick, an MSc in Behavioural Science from Stirling University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford where her research focuses on the development of executive functions in preschool children.