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Judith Harford

Associate Professor

School of Education
Roebuck Offices, Belfield, Dublin 4

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Biography

Judith Harford BA, MA, HDipEd, PhD, FRHistS

Dr Judith Harford is Director of the Professional Master of Education (PME) at the School of Education, University College Dublin. She has published internationally in the areas of teacher education, history of women's education and education policy. She is Co-Ordinator of the Teacher Education Policy in Europe Network and a Link Convenor of the Teacher Education Research Network of the European Educational Research Association (EERA). She is a peer reviewer for a number of international journals and is on the editorial board of the New Hibernia Review. She is Consulting Editor to the Australian Journal of Teacher Education and series editor for Peter Lang:Oxford ('Re-Thinking Education' Series). External examining work includes The University of Western Australia, the Catholic University of Australia, the University of Dundee, Scotland, the University of East London, U.K. and the University of Limerick, Ireland. Her most recent appointment is to the Institute of Education, University of London as external examiner on the iPGCE, 2013-17. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (London) and an International Clinical Practice Fellow of the American Association of Teacher Educators.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2014.
Title: Teacher Education Reform in Iraq
Year: 2011.
Title: Supporting Reflective Practice among Student Teachers
Year: 2008.
Title: Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences Award: A Historical Analysis of the Experiences of being a Female Teaching Religious Working in Catholic Schools in Ireland, 1950-2008
Year: 2007.
Title: UCD SEED Funding Award : Teacher Education Policy in Ireland: Examining Early Models
Year: 2007.
Title: UCD SEED Funding Award. Fostering Reflective Practice through Classroom Video Analysis.
Year: 2006.
Title: SCoTENS Award (Standing Conference on Teachers North and South). Developing Reflective Skills in Student Teachers
Year: 2006.
Title: UCD SEED Funding Award. Women at University College Dublin: The First Decade
Year: 2003.
Title: Dr. Mary L. Thornton research award

Associations

Association: Irish Centre for the History of Nursing, Function/Role: Board Member
Association: European Educational Research Association, Function/Role: Link Convenor Teacher Education Research Network
Association: Teacher Education Policy Europe Network, Function/Role: Co-Ordinator
Association: Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI), Function/Role: Member
Association: History of Education Society (UK), Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Harford, J and Mac Ruairc, G; (2006) Student Teachers Engaging in Peer-Videoing in the Classroom: A Model for Promoting Critical Dialogue and Reflective Practice. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Association annual conference, Geneva , 01-SEP-06.
Mac Ruairc, G and Harford, J ; (2007) The voice of the student teacher in the debate over the quality of education: Student teachers in a community of practice model share their views on 'best practice. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Educational Studies Association of Ireland, annual conference, Cavan , 01-MAR-07.
Judith Harford, Brian Hudson, Hannele Niemi; (2010) Workshop on quality assurance and teacher education. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Education Research Association annual conference, Helsinki , 08-SEP-10 - 13-SEP-10.
Judith Harford and Tom O'Donoghue; (2010) International reviewed conference paper. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Association annual conference, Helsinki , 08-SEP-10 - 12-SEP-10.
Judith Harford and Tom O'Donoghue; (2011) International peer reviewed conference paper. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Berlin , 13-SEP-11 - 16-SEP-11.
Judith Harford and Gerry MacRuairc; (2012) Shifting Models of School Evaluation in the Republic of Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], Teacher Education Policy in Europe annual conference, Warsaw , 17-MAY-12 - 20-MAY-12.
Judith Harford and Tom O'Donoghue; (2012) The Conception, Construction and Maintenance of the Identity of Roman Catholic Female Religious: A Historical Case Study from Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], Eductional Studies Association of Ireland, Cork , 29-MAR-12 - 31-MAR-12.
Judith Harford; (2009) Teacher Induction and the Knowledge Society: Perspectives from the Republic of Ireland. [Keynote Address], Teacher Induction in Portugal, University of Aveiro, Portugal , 23-OCT-09 - 25-OCT-09.
Judith Harford and Tom O'Donoghue; (2009) 'Troubling Some Generalisations on Teacher Education Policy in Europe: The Case of the Republic of Ireland'. [International Refereed Conference], European Conference on Educational Research, Vienna , 28-SEP-09 - 30-SEP-09.
Gerry MacRuairc, Judith Harford, Dermot MacCartan; (2008) 'Situating the competency framework within the discourse on reflective practice: views of students and teachers in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, Galway , 20-MAR-08 - 22-MAR-08.
Gerry MacRuairc and Judith Harford; (2008) Professional Development in Teacher Education: What Does the Research Tell Us?. [Invited Lecture], European Educational Research Conference, Goteburg , 10-SEP-08 - 12-SEP-08.
Gerry MacRuairc and Judith Harford; (2008) The Role of Reflective Practice in a Growing Culture of New Managerialism and Performativity in Schools: Views from the Republic of Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], European Conference on Educational Research, Goteburg , 10-SEP-08 - 12-SEP-08.
Judith Harford and Gerry MacRuairc; (2007) From Teaching to Learning: The Potential of the Supervision Process to Enhance Reflection. [International Refereed Conference], European Conference on Educational Research, Ghent , 19-SEP-07 - 21-SEP-07.
Judith Harford; (2007) Words Importing the Masculine Includes Females: Women at University College Dublin in the First Decade. [International Refereed Conference], European Conference on Educational Research, Ghent , 19-SEP-07 - 21-SEP-07.
Raftery, D., Harford, J., and Parkes, S; (2007) Educating Irish Girls: Issues of Class and Denomination, 1800'1900. [International Refereed Conference], Gender and Education annual conference, * , 01-MAR-07.
Fealy, G. and Harford, J. ; (2006) Nervous Energy and Administrative Ability': The Early 'Lady' Principals and 'Lady' Superintendents in Ireland. [National Refereed Conference Paper], History of Education annual conference, * , 01-NOV-06.
Harford, J. ; (2007) Women at University College Dublin: The First Decade. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Institute of Irish Studies, Gender Initiative and School of History and Anthropology, Queen's University Belfast conference celebrating centenary of the admission of women to the National University of Ireland, Queen¿s University Belfast , 01-APR-07.
Raftery, D., Valiulis, M. Harford, J. and Redmond, J.; (2005) The Power of Gender and the Difficulty with Difference. [International Refereed Conference], Gender and Education Society annual conference, * , 01-MAR-05.
Harford, J.,; (2005) Women Religious and the Movement for Higher Education: A Missing Piece in the Historical Narrative. [International Refereed Conference], Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, * , 01-APR-05.
Raftery, D., Valiulis, M. Harford, J. and Redmond, J.; (2005) What's Coming Up in the Exam?' A National Study of Teachers and the Delivery of a Gender-Balanced Curriculum. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, * , 01-APR-05.
Killeavy, M., Murphy, R., Morgan, M., Drudy, S., Harford, J., Walsh, B., and Ni Aingleis, B; (2005) Aspects of Democracy Developed in the Mentor-Mentee Relationship in the National Teacher Induction Pilot Project. [International Refereed Conference], American Educational Research Association annual conference, * , 01-APR-05.
Raftery, D., Valiulis, M., Harford, J. and Redmond, J.; (2005) Who is Sidelined in History?: Schooling and the Curriculum of a Gendered Curriculum. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Gender and Memory conference, University of Limerick , 01-JUN-05.
Raftery, D. and Harford, J.; (2005) 'Remembering Women Religious: The Work of Nuns in Teaching in Ireland, 1800-1950. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Gender and Memory Conference, University of Limerick , 01-JUN-05.
Raftery, D., Valiulis, M., Harford, J. and Redmond, J.; (2005) Writing Women out of History/Writing Women into History. [International Refereed Conference], Gendering Education in the Archives Conference, Bedford Centre for the History of Women, Royal Holloway, University of London , 01-JUN-05.
Raftery, D. and Harford, J.; (2005) Excisions, Decisions: Records of Women Religious in Teaching in Ireland, 1800-2005. [International Refereed Conference], Gendering Education in the Archives Conference, Bedford Centre for the History of Women, Royal Holloway, University of London , 01-JUN-05.
Raftery, D., Valiulis, M., Harford, J. and Redmond, J.,; (2005) A Gender-Balanced Curriculum: The Challenge for Teacher Educators. [International Refereed Conference], Twelfth International Learning Conference, University of Granada , 01-JUL-05.
Harford, J.,; (2004) Women and Agency in Higher Education: The Role of Margaret Byers and Victoria College Belfast. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, * , 01-APR-04.
Harford, J., Dolan, R., and Swan, V.; (2004) Mentoring in an Irish Context. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Educational Studies Association of Ireland conference, * , 01-JAN-04.
Killeavy, M., Harford, J. Walsh, B, and Drudy, S.,; (2004) Lesson Planning for Beginning Teachers: Action Research Based Models. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, * , 01-APR-04.
Killeavy, M., Harford, J. Walsh, B. and Drudy, S.; (2004) The Induction Needs of Post-Primary Schools in Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], American Educational Research Association annual conference, * , 01-APR-04.
Raftery D., Valiulis, M., Harford, J. and Redmond, J.; (2004) Gender Perspectives in the Delivery and Assessment of Junior Cycle History. [Oral Presentation], Presentation to the History Teacher's Association of Ireland annual conference, * , 01-SEP-04.
Raftery D., Valiulis, M. Harford, J. and Redmond, J.; (2004) Towards an Inclusive History Curriculum: A National Study of Gender Perspectives in Content, Delivery and Assessment in Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Association annual conference, * , 01-SEP-04.
Killeavy, M., Harford, J., Walsh, B., and Drudy, S.; (2004) The Induction Needs of Newly Qualified Teachers in Post-Primary Schools in Ireland: Perceptions of Principal Teachers. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Association annual conference, * , 01-SEP-04.
Killeavy, M., Harford, J., Walsh, B., and Drudy, S.; (2004) The Perceived Needs and Concerns of Newly Qualified Teachers in Irish Post-Primary Schools. [International Refereed Conference], Association of Teacher Educators in Europe annual conference, * , 01-OCT-04.
Harford, J.; (2004) The Movement for the Higher Education of Women in Ireland: Gender Equality or Denominational Rivalry?. [International Refereed Conference], History of Education Society annual conference, * , 01-NOV-04.
Harford, J.; (2003) Women and the Campaign for Higher Education: The Denominational Subtext. [National Refereed Conference Paper], New Research in Irish Feminism conference, * , 01-MAR-03.
Harford, J.; (2003) An Experiment in the Development of Social Networks in Higher Education. [International Refereed Conference], British Society for Victorian Studies annual conference, * , 01-SEP-03.
Harford, J; (2005) Paper given on women's colleges in Irleand in the nineteenth century ('A College of One's Own: Women's Colleges in Ireland in the Nineteenth Century') to be published by Paedogogica Historica, International Journal of the History of Eduation (Taylor and Francis), vol 43, no 3, 2007. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Assocation Annual Conference, Dublin , 07-SEP-05 - 10-SEP-05.
Raftery, D., Harford, J., Valiulis and Redmond; (2005) Paper title: 'Promoting Gender Awareness among Practising Teachers: Issues in Continuous Professional Development'. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Assocation Annual Conference, Dublin , 07-SEP-05 - 10-SEP-05.
Harford, J; (2005) Paper title: 'Standard Deviations? Interrogating the Education and Practice of Student Teachers'. [International Refereed Conference], Assocation of Teacher Educators in Europe Annual Conference, Amsterdam , 22-OCT-05 - 26-OCT-05.
Harford, J; (2005) Paper title 'Mary Hayden and the Anomaly of the Woman Academic in Early Twentieth-Century Irish Society'. [International Refereed Conference], Histroy of Education Society Annual Conference, London , 03-NOV-05 - 05-NOV-05.
(Joint paper with Dr. Deirdre Raftery); (2003) The Provision of Pauper Schooling in Late Eighteenth Century Ireland: Image and Reality. [N/A], British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference, St Hughs College, Oxford, January 2003,, Oxford , 01-JAN-03.
*; (2003) The Higher Education of Women in Ireland in the Nineteenth Century: Gender Equality or Denominational Rivalry?. [N/A], New Research in Irish Feminism, Centre for Gender Studies, Trinity College Dublin, April 2003,, Trinity College Dublin , 01-APR-03.
*; (2003) The Induction of Post-Primary Teachers in the Republic of Ireland. [N/A], Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Queens University, Belfast, April 2003,, Belfast , 01-APR-03.
(Joint paper with Dr. Deirdre Raftery).; (2003) Reading for Maids or Maidens? English Women Writers in Irish Textbooks in the Eighteenth Century. [N/A], University of Southampton and Chawton House Library, Womens Writing in Britain, 1660-1830, July 2003,, Southampton , 01-JUL-03.
(Joint paper with Prof. Sheelagh Drudy and Dr. Maureen Killeavy).; (2003) A National Survey of the Needs of NQTs in Post-Primary Schools in Ireland. [N/A], European Conference of Educational Research, University of Hamburg, 17-20 September, 2003,, Hamburg , 17-SEP-03 - 20-SEP-03.
*; (2003) The Development of Social Networks for Women: Womens Colleges in Ireland in the Nineteenth Century. [N/A], Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, Age of Social Experiments, 1800-1900, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 4-6 September 2003,, Aberystwyth , 04-SEP-03 - 06-SEP-03.
   

Education

Year 2005 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Education
Year 1994 Institution:
Qualification: MA Subject:
Year 1993 Institution:
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 1998 Institution:
Qualification: H Dip in Education Subject:

Languages

French:

Consultancy

Client: University of Limerick
Client: University of Aveiro
Client: The University of Western Australia
 

Journals Edited

Irish Educational Studies: Reviewer.
European Journal Of Teacher Education: Reviewer.
New Hibernia Review: Reviewer.
Asia Pacific Review: Reviewer.
Teaching And Teacher Education: An International Journal Of Teaching And Studies: Reviewer.
 

Publications

Books

O'Donoghue, Tom and Harford, Judith (2015) Secondary School Education in Ireland: Memories and Life Histories, 1922 ¿ 1967. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
Harford, J. ; (2008) The Opening of University Education to Women in Ireland. Dublin and Portland OR: Irish Academic Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

O' Doherty, T. and Harford, J (2016) 'Building Partnerships in Initial Teacher Education in Ireland' In: Peters, M., Cowie, B., Menter, I (eds). A Companion to Research in Teacher Education. USA: Springer. [Details]
Cunneen, M. and Harford, J. (2016) 'The Principal Route: Gender Matters' In: Fuller, K. and Harford, J (eds). Gender and Leadership: Women achieving against the Odds. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
Harford, J. and Gray, P. (2016) 'Emerging as a teacher: Student teachers reflect on their professional identity' In: Hudson, B (eds). Overcoming Fragmentation in Teacher Education. UK: Cambridge. [Details]
Judith Harford; (2015) 'Gender, Subjectivity and Lived Experience in Higher Education in Ireland, 1850-1910' In: Judith Harford; (eds). Lisa Panayotidis and Paul Stortz (eds) International Perspectives on Women in Higher Education: Co-Education, Community and Culture, 1880-1950. London: Routledge. [Details]
Harford, J. (2014) 'Women Academics and the Formation of Intellectual Networks: A Historical Perspective' In: Harford, J (eds). Tanya Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Smyth (eds). Women Leaders and Intellectual Networks. London: Routledge. [Details]
Judith Harford and Gerry MacRuairc; (2012) 'Shifting Models of School Evaluation in the Republic of Ireland' In: Judith Harford and Gerry MacRuairc; (eds). Quality Assurance and European Teacher Education Policy. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
Hannele Niemi, Judith Harford, Brian Hudson; (2012) 'From Quality Assurance to Quality Culture' In: Hannele Niemi, Judith Harford, Brian Hudson; (eds). Quality Assurance and Teacher Education Policy: International Challenges and Expectations. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
MacRuairc, G. and Harford, J.; (2011) 'Teacher Leadership: Awakening the Sleeping Giant' In: Brian Hudson and Meinert Meyer (eds). Beyond Fragmentation: Didactics, Learning and Teaching. Opladen, Germany and Farmington Hills, USA: Verlag Barbara Budrich. [Details]
Harford, Judith; (2011) 'An Experiment in the Development of Social Networks for Women' In: Harford, Judith; (eds). Joyce Goodman and Jane Martin (eds) Women and Education: Major Themes in Education. London: Routledge. [Details]
Harford, J.; (2010) 'Women and the Irish University Question' In: Judith Harford and Claire Rush (eds). Have Women Made a Difference? Women in Irish Universities, 1850-2010. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
Harford, J and Rush, C; (2010) 'Introduction' In: Harford, J and Rush, C; (eds). Have Women Made a Difference? Women in Irish Universities, 1850-2010. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
Harford, J.; (2009) ''Words Importing the Masculine Includes Females: Women at University College Dublin in the First Decade'' In: Sheelagh Drudy (eds). Education in Ireland: Challenge and Change. Dublin: Gill and McMillan. [Details]
Harford, J.; (2008) 'Ireland' In: T. O'Donoghue and C. Whitehead (eds). Teacher Education in the English-Speaking World: Past, Present and Future. USA: Information Age Publishing. [Details]
Harford, J. and Raftery, D.; (2007) 'The Education of Girls within the National System' In: D. Raftery and S.M. Parkes (eds). Female Education in Ireland, 1700-1900. Dublin and Portland OR: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
Parkes, S. M. and Harford, J.; (2007) 'Women and Higher Education in Ireland' In: D. Raftery and S.M. Parkes (eds). Female Education in Ireland, 1700-1900. Dublin and Portland OR: Irish Academic Press. [Details]

Edited Books

Fuller, Kay and Harford, Judith (Ed.). (2016) Gender and Leadership: Women achieving against the Odds. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
Harford, J., Sacilotto-Vasylenko, M. and Vizek Vidović, V (Ed.). (2013) Research-Based Teacher Education Reform: Special Issue of Reflecting Education. London: Institute of Education. [Details]
Judith Harford, Brian Hudson, Hannele Niemi (Ed.). (2012) Quality Assurance and Teacher Education Policy: International Challenges and Expectations. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
Harford, J. and Rush, C (Ed.). (2010) Have Women Made a Difference? Women in Irish Universities, 1850-2010. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Herron, Don and Harford, Judith (2016) 'An Early In-Service Intervention in Irish Mid-Nineteenth-Century Elementary Education, Irish Educational Studies, in press'. Irish Educational Studies, . [Details]
Fleming, Brian and Harford, Judith (2015) 'Irish Education and the Legacy of O'Connell'. History of Education, . [Details]
Fleming, Brian and Harford, Judith (2014) 'Irish Education Policy in the 1960s: A Decade of Transformation'. History of Education, 43 (5). [Details]
O'Donoghue, T. and Harford, J. (2014) 'The Conception, Construction and Maintenance of the Identity of Roman Catholic Female Religious Teachers: A Historical Case Study from Ireland'. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 20 (4). [Details]
O'Donoghue, T. and Harford, J. (2013) 'Addressing the Apparent Paradox of the Catholic Sister Principal: Insights from an oral history of Catholic female religious who worked as sister principals in Ireland at various stages between 1940 and 1965'. History of Education, 42 (6). [Details]
O'Donoghue, T and Harford, J; (2012) 'Contesting the Limond Thesis on British Influence in Irish Education'. Comparative Education, . [Details]
Harford, J and O Donoghue, T; (2011) 'Continuity and change in the perspectives of women religious in Ireland on themselves both as religious and as teachers in the years immediately prior to, and following the Second Vatican Council (1962-65)'. Paedagogica Historica, 47 (3). [Details]
O'Donoghue, T. and Harford, J.; (2011) 'A Comparative History of Church-State Relations in Irish Education'. Comparative Education Review, . [Details]
Aitken, R. and Harford, J.; (2011) 'Induction needs of a group of teachers at different career stages in a school in the Republic of Ireland: Challenges and expectations'. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Teaching and Studies, 27 (2):350-366. [Details]
Harford, J., MacRuairc., G and McCartan, D.; (2010) 'Lights, Camera, Reflection: Using Peer Video to Promote Dialogue among Student Teachers'. Teacher Development, 14 (1):57-68. [Details]
Harford, J. (2010) 'Teacher education policy in Ireland and the challenges of the 21st century'. European Journal of Teacher Education, 33 (4):349-360. [Details]
Raftery, D., Harford, J., Parkes, S.; (2010) 'Mapping the Terrain of Female Education in Ireland, 1830-1910'. Gender and Education, 22 (5):565-578. [Details]
Redmond, J. and Harford, J.; (2010) 'One man one job: The marriage ban and the employment of women teachers in Irish primary schools'. Paedagogica Historica, 46 (5):639-654. [Details]
O'Donoghue, T. and Harford, J.; (2010) 'Troubling some Generalisations on Teacher Education in the English-Speaking World: The Case of the Republic of Ireland'. South Africa Journal of Education, 30 (1):91-104. [Details]
Harford, J.; (2009) 'The Emergence of a National Policy on Teacher Education in Ireland'. Journal of Educational Administration & History, 41 (1). [Details]
O'Donoghue, T. and Harford, J.; (2009) 'A contemporary overview on secondary school teacher education in the Irish Republic'. New Educational Review, 3/4 . [Details]
Harford, J and MacRuairc, G.; (2008) 'Engaging Student Teachers in Meaningful Reflective Practice'. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Teaching and Studies, . [Details]
MacRuairc, G. and Harford, J.; (2008) 'Researching the Contested Place of Reflective Practice in the Emerging Culture of Performativity in Schools: Views from the Republic of Ireland'. European Educational Research Journal, 7 (4). [Details]
Harford, J.; (2008) 'The Admission of Women to the National University of Ireland'. Education Research and Perspectives, . [Details]
Fealy, G. and Harford, J.,; (2007) ''Nervous Energy and Administrative Ability': The Early 'Lady' Principals and 'Lady' Superintendents in Ireland'. Journal of Educational Administration & History, 39 (3). [Details]
Raftery, D., Harford, J., Valiulis, M. and Redmond, J. ; (2007) ''What's Coming Up in the Exam?' A survey of teachers and the delivery of a gender-balanced curriculum'. Irish Educational Studies, 26 (1). [Details]
Harford, J., ; (2007) 'An Experiment in the Development of Social Networks for Women: Women's Colleges in Ireland in the Nineteenth Century'. Paedagogica Historica, 43 (3). [Details]
D. Raftery, With M. Valiulis, J. Redmond & J. Harford; (2006) 'Imperfect tools: the role of textbooks in providing a gender balanced curriculum'. International Journal of Learning, 12 . [Details]
Harford, J.,; (2005) 'The Movement for the Higher Education of Women in Ireland: Gender Equality or Denominational Rivalry?'. History of Education, 34 (5):473-492. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Harford, Judith and Grey, Peter (2013) Teacher Professional Knowledge Development: the Linkage between General and Specific Pedagogical Knowledge European Educational Research Association [Details]
Harford, J., Meehan, M and MacRuairc, G (2013) When Teacher Educators and Subject Specialists Collaborate: Issues around Emerging Professional Identities EU Presidency Conference [Details]

Published Reports

James, David, De Corte, Erik, Harford, Judith and Zgaga, Pavel (2013) Educational Research in Estonia 2007-2011. Estonian Research Council, Estonia. [Details]
Devine, D., Fahy, D., McGillacuddy, D., MacRuairc, G. and Harford, J.; (2010) Report on the Use of the ISTOF (International System of Teacher Observation and Feedback) Protocol in Irish Schools: Challenges, Issues and Teacher Effect. School of Education, Dublin. [Details]
Killeavey, M., Murphy, R., Harford, J., Ni Aingleis, B., Walsh, B. and O'Diomasaigh, S.; (2006) National Pilot Project on Teacher Induction. Stationery Office, Dublin. [Details]
Raftery, D., Valiulis, M., Harford, J., Redmond, J., and Creegan, C.; (2004) Gender Perspectives on the Delivery and Assessment of Junior Cycle History. Gender Equality Unit, Dublin. [Details]
                                                                                       

Research

Research Interests

Research Interests
Teacher Education Research
History of Women's Education
Education Policy

Grants and Awards secured to Develop the above Research Interests from:
The World Bank
The Irish Research Council
The European Educational Research Association
The Standing Conference of Teacher Educators, North and South

Leadership Research Roles
Co-Ordinator, Teacher Education Policy in Europe Network
Convenor, Teacher Education Research Network, European Educational Research Association
 
External consultancy work includes:
Estonian Research Council
Nordic Council of Ministers
Czech Science Foundation                                      
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
University of Aveiro, Portugal 

Reviewer for following international publishing houses:
Palgrave MacMillan
Peter Lang
Cambria Press
Routledge 
 
Consulting Editor, Board Member or Reviewer to following international journals: 
 
Australian Journal of Teacher Education
 
Asia Pacific Review
 
British Educational Research Journal
 
European Journal of Teacher Education
 
History of Education Quarterly (U.S.A.)
 
History of Education (U.K)
 
Women's History Review
 
Irish Educational Studies
 
Educational Research and Reviews
 
European Physical Education Review
 
Teaching and Teacher Education: International Journal of Teaching and Studies
 
Eire/Ireland
 
New Hibernia Review


     

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Dr Gerry MacRuairc and Professor Ciaran Sugrue, School of Education, University College Dublin, Teacher Education Research
 

Dr Declan Fahie, School of Education, University College Dublin, Initial Teacher Education Research 

Dr Maria Meehan, Professor Peter Duffy, Professor Joe Carthy, School of Mathematical Science, Science and Computer Science, University College Dublin, Teacher Education in Maths and Science

Professor Kathleen Lynch, School of Social Justice, University College Dublin, Development Education

Professor Gerard Fealy, School of Nursing, University College Dublin, History of Women's Education

External Collaborators

Professor Tom O¿Donoghue, University of Western Australia

Professor Hannele Niemi, University of Helsinki, Finland

Professor Brian Hudson, University of Sussex, UK

Dr Teresa Moran, University of Dundee, Scotland

Dr Bjorn Astrand, University of Umea, Sweden

Professor Pavel Zgaga, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia,

Dr Marina Sacilotto-Vasylenko, University of Paris Ouest, Nanterre, France

Dr Jennifer Redmond, Bryn Mawr College, USA

Professor Teresa O' Doherty, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

Dr Kay Fuller, University of Nottingham, UK

Dr Tania Aspland, Catholic University of Australia