All in this together! Teacher Education and Social Justice – Registration Now OPEN!!

Education is meant to be the great leveller, the great equalizer that also enables all learners develop their capacities and excel. From a social justice perspective, there is agreement that full appreciation of differences in linguistic background, class, culture, gender, ability, and race should be taken into account in our education policies and practices. How …
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SCoTENS Doctoral Workshop 2021 – Virtual

The Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) invites proposals for participation and working papers at the 6th SCoTENS Doctoral Studies Roundtable (Virtual).  The Virtual Roundtable will provide a mix of short presentations by participants on their work in progress and will also feature participation by SCoTENS colleagues who are leaders in the …
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Nineteenth Annual SCoTENS Conference – 21 October 2021


John Coolahan Award 2020

In recognition of John’s contribution to the foundation of SCoTENS, the John Coolahan award is made to the authors of the Seed Funding Report which is recognised to be most in line with the values and ideals of SCoTENS.  This award is awarded annually at the SCoTENS Annual Conference. Through his pioneering work on SCoTENS …
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SCoTENS Research Webinar

As part of our ongoing series of online events SCoTENS hosted a research focused webinar on 23 March 2021. The event was aimed at members of SCoTENS and was a thoroughly successful event.  The seed funding research speakers provided a very thoughtful and inspiring input on how Scotens seed funding enabled them to carry out much needed …
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Webinar exploring childhoods in the North and South of Ireland post-partition in the period 1921-1931.

    Conceptualisations and constructs of children and childhood are temporally and contextually grounded. This webinar will use an article exploring childhoods North and South post-partition in the period 1921-1931, recently published in the British Educational Research Journal, as a spring-board from which to explore the concept of contested childhoods across borders and boundaries. The …
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SCoTENS Funded Project receives ‘Paper of the Year’ Award

We are delighted to announce that a research article arising from a SCoTENs funded project has just received the ‘paper of the year’ award in a leading international physical education journal. This is a high profile and prestigious award and we would like to congratulate the team of Melissa Parker, Déirdre Ní Chróinín, Maura Coulter, …
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Oxford Review of Education Publication

  We are delighted to announce that a team from SCoTENS have been successful in having their article “Assessing the Value of SCOTENS as a Cross-Border Professional Learning Network in Ireland using the Wenger-Trayner value-creation framework” published in the Oxford Review of Education. Authors:  Linda Clarke , Conor Galvin , Maria Campbell , Pamela Cowan , Kathy Hall , Geraldine Magennis , Teresa O’Doherty , Noel Purdy & Lesley Abbott The …
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2019 Annual Report

The 2019 Annual Report is now available to view on our Annual Report Section of the website.  Enjoy!


Professor Neil Selwyn, Monash University to give Keynote Address at SCoTENS Conference 2020

  Neil Selwyn is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Faculty of Education, Monash University who has worked for the past 25 years researching the integration of digital technology into schools, universities and adult learning. He is recognised as a leading international researcher in the area of digital education – with particular expertise in the …
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