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

EDLAW Conference: Contemporary Legal Issues for Management and Staff in Educational Settings: Exploring Legislation, Litigation, Approaches and Strategies and Implications for Teacher Education.

The central questions to be explored are: How can educational management and staff prepare for, deal with, and respond to a range of legal issues which challenge educational settings today? What implications does this have for teacher education EDLaw 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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2016 North-South Student Exchange Project

The 2016 North-South Student Exchange Project took place between February and April 2016 and involved 8 students from four colleges of education: Stranmillis University College, Belfast; St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin; Church of Ireland College of Education, Dublin; Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, NUI Maynooth.

SCoTENS International Conference – 15/16 October 2015

The 13th SCoTENs annual conference on the theme, Teacher Education for Social Justice will take place on Thursday 15th & Friday 16th October 2015 in the Strand Hotel, Limerick. As always, the conference will also offer panel discussions and a variety of cross-border workshops involving practitioners presenting their work related to educating for social justice. For further …
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