2024 Research Projects

Standing Together for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Difference (STAND)

STAND STANDING TOGETHER FOR AUTISM AND NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DIFFERENCE (STAND) STAND is a special interest research group (SIG) based within the Inclusion in Education and Society Research Group (IES), in the School of Education, Trinity College Dublin. It promotes research generation, dissemination and publication related to autism and the lived experiences of people with intellectual disability, …
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Shared Education and Online Lesson Study (ShELS)

ShELS To date, teacher interactions within Shared Education (SE) have tended to focus on cooperation rather than collaboration, with limited evidence of collaborative professional learning between teachers in SE partnerships. The Shared Education and Lesson Study (ShELS) project aims to explore how perceived barriers to collaboration, such as logistical matters associated with inter-school visits can …
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|Teacher_Wellbeing from Engaging_with_Educational Technologies – TWEET

TWEET The use of educational technology as society emerges from COVID-19 continues to pose a challenge for educators. There is a lack of evidence on how digital technology can positively impact teacher wellbeing when effectively managed by school leaders and teachers. This research sought to explore and develop the connection between educational technology and teacher …
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Kindred Spirit: A SCoTENS Research Project Report on Kindness in Teacher Education

Kindred Spirit Kindness in teacher education This project was undertaken to explore and honour the role of kindness in teacher education under the auspices of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENs) as a collaboration between researchers in Dublin City University (DCU) and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB). It originally aimed to do …
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ASSESS (Active Seminar Series for Early-Career, Student and inService Teachers): Introducing a Shared Programme of Support for ‘Assessment as Learning’ Post-Pandemic for Post-Primary Student and In-Career Teachers: From Case Study to Praxis

ASSESS The focus of teaching is helping people to learn. For this reason, theories of learning and assessment are core components of initial and continuing teacher education. It is possible to categorise three main theories of learning as follows: 1. Behaviourist theory – rote learning and memorisation of facts and information are the central tools …
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