Conference to disseminate findings from the research project: Student Teachers’ Perceptions and Experiences of History, Geography and Science: An All-Ireland Survey

To provide an opportunity for the dissemination of findings from the current longitudinal research project: Student Teachers’ Perceptions and Experiences of History, Geography and Science: An All-Ireland Survey To provide a forum for discussion of findings with policy makers and curriculum developers To provide a workshop involving senior researchers in which IASSEE members can consider …
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Measuring the Value of Education Technologies in Ireland: north and South [MVET-Ireland]

Concept and Purpose To investigate and apply a novel approach to measuring the value of educational technologies in schools To contribute to the developing international understanding of this issue The dimensions of the study are to investigate: The value of technologies in learning and teaching The complexities of measuring this value The role of intangibles …
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A study of work-based Learning Models and partnerships in Support of Post-Compulsory Programmes of Teacher Education

This project will: Identify a sample of comparative programmes for the professional education of teachers in the post-compulsory, learning and skills [including adult education] fields. Liaise with providers to investigate teacher education models of work-based reflective practice in the North and South of Ireland Consider the implication of post-compulsory teacher education and emerging national and …
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IASSEE Annual Conference 2009

 


Sixth Form/Sixth Year Religion in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

This research project will focus on: Profiling the religious beliefs, attitudes and practices of sixth-form / sixth year pupils in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Comparing the current situation in Northern Ireland today with the earlier studies conducted in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s (taking full account of the comparison between pupils …
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Digitisation of 3 volumes of Irish Education documents

Digitisation of 3 volumes of Irish Education documents; Vol 1 from Earliest times to 1921; Vol 2 The Irish Free State and the Republic of Ireland from 1922 to 1991; Vol 3 NI from 1922 to 1991. Digitising the three volumes of Irish Educational Documents and making them openly available in an unrestricted way, via …
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Developing All-Ireland Research Capacity in Arts-based Educational Research (ABER)

Developing and strengthening a community of practice using arts-based educational research (ABER) in teacher education and amongst teachers in Ireland, north and south by: Developing a small working group of interested teacher educators north and south to focus on: Creating a workshop and two seminars to explore, and extend the various research interests, abilities and …
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Contribution of Primary School Physical Education to health enhancing Physical Activity

This Research Project will focus on: Establishing cross border research links and building research capacity in the field of paediatric physical activity (PA). Comparing PA levels of primary school children on school days with Physical Education (PE) and non PE school days. Identifying factors within PE lessons which are related to variance in observed PA …
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School-based work in the North and South of Ireland: A review of Policy and Practice

The research will explore the role of the HEI Tutor during School Based Work placements; the following methods will be employed: A case study approach using two sites, Stranmillis University College and St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra The findings of the case study will be used to inform the second stage of data collection, i.e. a …
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Cross Border exploration of CPD needs of heads of year in a sample of comprehensive and integrated schools

The proposal is the first phase in a multi-phase project which aims to look at the understandings and relationships between the various stakeholders. Phase 1: seeks to examine the CPD needs of heads of year in comprehensive and integrated schools by means of a comparative study. Phase 2: will explore the attitudes of a sample …
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