SCoTENS Conference 2024 – Poster Presentation

Innovative Pedagogies for Inclusive Education: Implications for Policy and Practice 17 and 18 October 2024 Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co Cavan  CALL FOR POSTERS  The Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) is pleased to announce a call for posters for its forthcoming conference. According to UNICEF, ensuring access to inclusive education for …
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SCoTENS Doctoral Workshop 2024

  The Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) invites proposals for participation and working papers at the 6th SCoTENS Doctoral Studies Roundtable.  The 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 field …
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SCoTENS Conference 2024 – Expressions of Interest/Presentations

Innovative Pedagogies for Inclusive Education: Implications for Policy and Practice 17 and 18 October 2024 Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co Cavan  CALL FOR PAPERS  The Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its forthcoming conference. Because the slots for presentations are limited we propose …
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SCoTENS Research Webinar 2024 – Online

This year’s SCoTENS Research Webinar took place on 13 March 2024 online.  The event was aimed at members of SCoTENS and comprised the following: presentations by a small group of team members who have been successful in recent SCoTENS funded projects; the launch of our Annual Report by Prof Linda Clarke, Emeritus Professor, Ulster University …
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Seed Funding Scheme – Open for Applications 2024

  Each year, SCoTENS provides Seed Funding to support a number of collaborative research projects and professional activities in teacher education in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. To date, 151 research, conference and exchange projects have been funded. Make sure to get your application in for this great opportunity. Seed Funding Scheme   …
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SRASI – Shared Responsibility Across a Shared Island: Teaching social justice in initial teacher education

SRASI Report The Shared Responsibility Across a Shared Island (SRASI) project aimed to (i) develop and share a teaching approach to social justice across two Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programmes from North and South, and (ii) encourage teacher educators and preservice teachers (PSTs) to learn with and from each other, within and across their …
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Invitation to Submit Proposal to present at the SCoTENS Conference 19 and 20 October 2023, Lough Erne Resort, Co Fermanagh

The committee is delighted to host this conference to mark twenty years since SCoTENS was established. In this special year, our conference will be a celebratory one, and inputs will follow a slightly different format than those at previous conferences. The new round table format has been designed to facilitate speakers and delegates in reflecting …
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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.


2015 North-South Student Exchange Project

The 2015 North-South Student Exchange Project, which took place between 9 and 27 March 2015, involved 14 students from seven colleges of education: Stranmillis University College, Belfast; St Mary’s 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; Mary …
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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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Research

In line with its objective of providing a supportive framework for collaborative research and professional activities in teacher education in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, SCoTENS provides ‘SEED FUNDING’ for projects such as research, conferences and exchanges which further this objective. The sums allocated are in the region of Stg£3,000 – £6,000 (approx. …
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