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.....
History of Education: Themes and Perspectives
Deirdre Raftery (Editor), David Crook (Editor)
Sugrue Unmasking School Leadership
Elena PhD Ed
Anne PhD Ed
Quality Assurance and Teacher Education Policy: International Challenges and Expectations
Harford, J. Hudson, B., Niemi, H.
Vision, values, voices: leadership for inclusive schooling
MacRuairc,G., Ottesen, E and Precey, R
New Managerialism in Education: Commercialization, Carelessness and Gender
Female Education in Ireland 1700-1900: Minerva or Madonna?
Deirdre Raftery, Susan M. Parkes
Fiona PhD C&Y
Joelma MSc C&Y
Annual Doctoral Conference Dublin 2015
Dr Deirdre Raftery has won an IRC 'Decade of Centenaries' research award, announced on 19th April 2016, for her project entitled SEQUESTERED: Loreto the Green and 1916.
Paula Prendeville, Chartered Educational Psychologist, doctoral candidate and college lecturer in the School of Education has been awarded a Visiting Scholarship to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics in Georgetown University, Washington DC.
Professor Ciaran Sugrue has been awarded €129,125 from the Research Council of Norway for a project entitled Formation and Competence Building of University Academic Developers. The project is co-directed by Professor Sugrue and Professor Tone Solbrekke from the University of Oslo.
Deirdre Raftery's new book is Education, Identity and Women Religious: Convents, Classrooms and Colleges 1800-1950. Co-edited with Elizabeth Smyth, University of Toronto, the book has been published simultaneously in the USA and UK by Routledge.
Dr Áine Mahon of the School of Education and colleagues in Philosophy Ireland have launched a new website that supports the new Philosophy short course at Junior Cycle level. Philosophy Ireland provides updates on teacher training as well as new empirical research relating to Philosophy in Irish schools.