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Mark O'Connor

Qualifications: Outdoor Education

Project Officer - FSC Tollymore & Education Team Leader – FSC Northern Ireland. I joined the FSC in 2017, and am responsible for the operations of our Tollymore Field Centre, as well as providing support to the education team across FSC Northern Ireland. As a qualified Outdoor Educator, I've been delivering outdoor learning opportunities to children and adults for more than a decade, and can often be found on the side of a mountain or submerged in the ocean. Some of my main jobs are: The delivery of purposeful and stimulating outdoor learning Supporting FSC’s education team across Northern Ireland Overseeing operations of FSC Northern Ireland’s newest centre at Tollymore, Co. Down Exploring new outdoor learning opportunities for the widest range of learners

My favourite part of the job is enabling participants to direct their own learning in a positive and stimulating environment!