Writing as a professional development activity in ITE.

The aim of this research project was to introduce professional writing as a professional development activity for a small group of supervisors of teaching practice in two education schools/departments, one in the Republic and one in Northern Ireland. WPDITE Final Report


Video in Stem Teacher Assessment

Project aims to explore the affordances provided by the use of video and in particular, re-evaluate the value of micro-teaching as a valuable form of pedagogy within initial teacher education. VISTA Narrative Report  


Managing early years inclusive transition practices

To compare the transition policies and practices employed by mainstream schools for young children with special needs in the North and South of Ireland. Specifically, he project aims to document the policies (at government, local authority and school level)  that direct and influence the transition process; to explore the differing practices and strategies employed by …
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Addressing fundamental movement skill training: Learning to move, moving to learn

The aim of this research project is to: to prepare a summary of existing research on best practice in effective fundamental movement skill development in the work place (within and beyond education) (b) to analyse different models of fundamental movement skill training in physical education teacher education in two research sites, and to compare them …
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Reconceptualising school placement as part of Initial Teacher Education in Ireland, North and South: the role of specialist school placement.

The aim of this study is to investigate student teachers’ attitudes towards inclusion and their perceptions of competence in meeting the needs of students with SEN, before and after teaching placement in a specialist setting, on concurrent and consecutive ITE programmes for post-primary teachers, North and South. ITESP Final Report


Citizenship Education North and South: Learning and Progression

This project is intended to generate a working model to underpin a larger scale research project, to enable team to pilot a methodology and yield some initial working models for conceptual and skills progression. CENSLP Final Report


The Creative Education Infrastructure of Ireland

To map the third level education infrastructure of the island of Ireland in an effort to gauge its preparedness to exploit creative economy growth. The particular focus will rest on courses and qualification geared at the future creative industry workers. The primary goal of this project is to map the Irish education system’s ability to match …
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Dyslexia in Ireland: Views regarding the provision for pupils with dyslexia since the publication of the Task Force Reports, North and South (2002) (DyslexiaN/S)

Dyslexia in Ireland Project Aims (a) to consult with members of the Dyslexia Task Force groups, North and South (DENI, DES) and ascertain their views and perspectives on the provision of support for pupils with dyslexia ten years on. (b) to consult with key stakeholders, North and South and to ascertain their views and perspectives …
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Creative Classrooms: Insights From Imaginative And Innovative Teaching In Ireland

This research project aimed to identify, investigate and case-report the nature and detail of teaching and learning activities within a number of creative classrooms, north and south and to contribute to developing better international understanding of the issue of creativity in the classroom and so to a more complete definition of the creative classroom itself …
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Dyslexia in Ireland: Views regarding the provision for pupils with dyslexia since the publication of the Task Force Reports, North and South (2002) (DyslexiaN/S)

Dyslexia in Ireland Views regarding the provision for pupils with dyslexia since the publication of the Task Force Reports, North and South (2002) (DyslexiaNS) Project Aims (a) to consult with members of the Dyslexia Task Force groups, North and South (DENI, DES) and ascertain their views and perspectives on the provision of support for pupils …
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