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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

New Programme on Mental Health and Wellbeing for the School of Education

The School of Education is delighted to announce a new programme on Mental Health and Wellbeing that is available as a strand of the Professional Diploma in Education Studies.

Dr Conor Galvin in conversation with Sean Delaney featured in InsideEducation on Dublin City 103.2 FM

A podcast is available of Dr Conor Galvin in conversation with Sean Delaney, InsideEducation on Dublin City 103.2 FM.

Valuing our newly qualified teachers

If we continue to under-value the role of teachers and provide an inadequate model of funding for both their training and their eventual employment, we will no longer be in a position to attract and retain the brightest and the best. So writes Dr Judith Harford in an opinion piece in the Irish Times dated 26 April 2016.

Research conducted by School of Education Masters students to feature at the XI Autism Europe Conference

Two Masters students in the School of Education, Kate Murphy and Saima Habib, will have their research featured in the XI Autism Europe conference in Edinburgh in September 2016.

School of Education's Dr Deirdre Raftery wins IRC Decade of Centenaries Award

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.