Anthony Burke is an Education Officer here at Gurteen College commenced in 2017. He teaches the Distance & Part Time courses (Green Cert).
The Part Time course is two nights a week and the Distance course is one Friday every month. Both courses take approximately 20 months to complete. Anthony studied Agricultural Science at UCD specialising in Animal & Crop Production. Anthony went on to NUIG & completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Education. After graduating from NUIG he spent a year on a beef & tillage farm in the USA.
It was an excellent experience where he gained firsthand experience of large scale farming at its finest (600 cow suckler herd & 20,000 acres of tillage). Since then he taught Agricultural Science, Biology & Science at 2nd level until commencing here. Gurteen College is an excellent place to work with state of the art facilities and very friendly staff who are more than happy to help out.
If you have any queries regarding the Distance or Part Time course please do not hesitate to contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org