Biographical Details

Marie Delaney, Director The Learning Harbour, Crosshaven, Co.Cork

Marie Delaney is an Educational Consultant and Educational Psychotherapist, MFL / EFL Teacher, Teacher Trainer, NLP Master Practitioner and author.

She is now based in Cork and works internationally, offering training, consultancy and individual consultations.
She has extensive experience of working with challenging behaviour – both staff and pupils!
She has worked on outside school projects – at DYP a Mentoring and Education programme in Hackney, London - as well as in schools as a Learning Support Unit manager for pupils at risk of exclusion and as Learning Mentor /LSU co-ordinator for primary and secondary schools in the London Borough of Havering.
She was also a trainer and moderator on the UK National Training for Learning Mentors and worked as Emotional Literacy Consultant in a challenging secondary school in Essex.
She has worked in alternative education centres for students excluded from mainstream in Ireland. interventions.
In ELT she has been Director of Studies for International House in Poland and Course Director for Teacher Training at Pilgrims, Canterbury, UK.

She has trained teachers worldwide.

Her main interests are introducing therapeutic approaches into mainstream schools to develop realistic strategies for challenging behaviour.
She is the author of :

‘Teaching the Unteachable’2008 Worth Publishing, UK.

‘What can I do with the kid who...’2010 Worth Publishing UK.

She has contributed to :

‘Teenagers and Attachment’ - 2009 Worth Publishing UK.

She is co-author of the British Council online SEN training course for teachers.

Her forthcoming publication ‘Into the Classroom : Special Education Needs ‘ will be published in March 2016 by Oxford University Press.

Marie Delaney offers Educational Consultancy to schools, local authorities and ministries of education.
Educational Psychotherapy
Educational Psychotherapy is a branch of child psychotherapy which focuses on improving a child’s educational achievement.
Marie Delaney offers bespoke training to schools and staff groups.