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Welcome to the School of Education, a leader in the field of education, with over 100 years of service to the wider education community in Ireland, writes Professor Dympna Devine, Head of School.  

Our record of excellence in teaching and learning is built on a foundation of research excellence, recognized in the QS world subject rankings (2014) where we achieved the highest rating among Schools of Education in Ireland for research activity.  Our team of dedicated academic staff prides itself on building synergies between our research and teaching, giving rise to innovative programmes that respond to changing needs in the education system.   Read more.....

Latest News

Research Award for digital history project on Nano Nagle

Deirdre Raftery, Assoc. Professor, UCD School of Education, has received an award from UCD Foundation to develop a digital history project on Nano Nagle (1718-1784), Irish-born foundress of the Presentation Sisters. This project will be part of Convent Collections, directed by Deirdre Raftery and located in UCD Digital Library.

Gender and Educational Leadership: Women Achieving Against the Odds - New Publication for the School of Education

Associate Professor Judith Harford's new book entitled Gender and Educational Leadership: Women Achieving against the Odds, coedited by Associate Professor Kay Fuller, is published by Peter Lang.

UCD School of Education's upcoming "Future of Education" debate at the UCD Summer Festival, June 18th.

UCD School of Education is hosting a "Future of Education" debate at the UCD Summer Festival on June 18th at 12pm in Theatre P, Newman Building. Speakers include Joe Humphreys, Education Correspondent with the Irish Times, and Dr Eileen Brennan, lecturer in Philosophy of Education at St Patrick's College, DCU.

The Conference of the Teacher Education Policy in Europe Network

Associate Professor Judith Harford contributed to a symposium on master's level teacher education at the annual conference of the Teacher Education Policy in Europe Network and has been re-elected as Co-ordinator of the TEPE Network.

'Learning for newly arrived' : Migrant children in education' Invited presentation at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Professor Dympna Devine gave an invited lecture at a conference of leading international experts in the field of migration and education, organised by the Royal Swedish Academic of Sciences, in Stockholm from May 17th to 19th.