Teaching Staff

Dr. Irene Vanderpuye

Dr. Irene Vanderpuye

Director, Centre for Child Development Research & Referral


Dr. Irene Vanderpuye holds Bachelor and master's degrees in Educational Psychology and Special Education, respectively. She has been a PhD holder from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom since December 2013. Her PhD study was concerned with parental perception, expectation and involvement in Inclusive Education. Her interest in the development and practice of Inclusive Education is overwhelming. She is willing to collaborated with any organization or institution willing to research into Inclusive Education.


Special/inclusive education specialist, Quantitative and Qualitative research, Data analysis, Teacher training in special/inclusive education, Designing educational intervention programmes for children with Special educational needs, Consultancy service for parents with children with special needs, Designing distance teaching materials, and improving parental involvement in education.