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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.....

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Dr Deirdre Raftery appointed as Fulbright Scholar in the Humanities, 2015-16

Dr Deirdre Raftery has been appointed a Fulbright Scholar in the Humanities, 2015-2016, and will undertake research at the Burns Library, Boston College, and the Wiedener Library, Harvard.

How 'Good' are Fee-Paying Schools? RTE Interview with Professor Dympna Devine

With the introduction of the Schools Admissions Bill, Professor Dympna Devine is interviewed by Richard Curran on RTE Radio 1's ‘The Business’ on patterns of social class and selection in the Irish education system.

Dr Deirdre Raftery - Guest Speaker at the University of Notre Dame Global Gateway

Dr Deirdre Raftery was guest speaker at the University of Notre Dame Global Gateway, 8-10 May, at an international conference examining the legacy of the Second Vatican Council.

Dr Judith Harford awarded funding from the Irish Research Council

Dr Judith Harford has been awarded funding from the Irish Research Council to investigate the professional needs of co-operating teachers.

PhD Research on Catholic School Ethos Profiled in Irish Times dated May 5th

PhD Research on Catholic School Ethos Profiled in Irish Times dated May 5th