The Association represents the views of German teachers.
The GDI has a representative on the NCCA and other curriculum-related committees.
The GDI has a committee which serves a two-year term. The present term began in November 2018 and will end in November 2020.
If you are interested or know of someone who is interested in being a member of the committee please contact us.
|Minutes Secretary||Pierce H Purcell|
|National Treasurer||Louise Reeves|
|Social Media||Aislinn Barry|
|Communications Officer||Brian O'Conaill|
The GDI is member of the IDV (Internationaler Deutschlehrerverband).
The IDV represents approximately 250,000 German teachers in 86 countries.
The Association also maintains close connections with the Goethe Institut, the Department of Education & Skills, the State Examinations Commission and the Austrian and German Embassy.
Goethe Institut: Leiter der Sprachabteilung
Mr Michael Hauke is the Head of the Language Department at the Goethe Institut.
His contact details are:
Leiter der Sprachabteilung/Head of Language Department
37 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Irland
Michael.Hauke@nullgoethe.de Tel.: +353-(0)1-680 1110
Department of Education and Skills
Department of Education and Skills German Inspectors:
Ms Maria Lorigan
State Examinations Commission
Each year the GDI submits a report on the State examinations.
The German EAM is Mr Brian Lowney
Deutsche Botschaft – Dublin
The GDI receives kind support from Frau Deike Potzel the German Ambassador to Ireland at the German Embassy in Dublin.
Press and Public Relations Officer
German Embassy Dublin
31 Trimleston Avenue
Österreichische Botschaft – Dublin
The GDI works closely with the Austrian Embassy.
Mr Helmut Freudenschuss is the Austrian Ambassador to Ireland.
6 Ailesbury Road
Tel.: 01-269 4577