Meet the Team

Marta Johnston – Community Connector TUS Midlands

Marta is a Community Connector at Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, based in the Athlone campus.

Marta’s education background prior to joining College Connect project was in teaching. She is a qualified teacher, with an M.A. in English Philology (Wroclaw) and has over 10 years’ experience of teaching and supporting learners of all ages in the U.K. and Poland prior to coming to Ireland.

‘My background and previous employment have helped me learn a great deal about the different types of learners, their needs, and their motivations to progress their education. I enjoy guiding people towards the supports they need to get on their journey to higher education, while helping them overcome the barriers they may face’.