Hugh McManus

Hugh McManus

Hugh is Assistant Head of Examinations and Assessment at the State Examinations Commission (SEC). He has responsibility for managing the commission’s research work and represents SEC as a member of the Transitions Research Group – an inter-agency working group that oversees research related to the Irish government’s Transitions Reform agenda. Hugh also represents SEC via its membership of the Association of Educational Assessment – Europe and the International Association for Educational Assessment. He was previously responsible for all Leaving Certificate mathematics examinations, and managed a substantial national programme of reform.

Hugh spent five years as a post-primary schools inspector, which included a brief secondment to the World Bank as an education specialist, and eight years as a mathematics teacher in a large secondary school.

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