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, 143 projects have been funded. In 2023, eight projects received a combined allocation of £40,000.

Project Title Institution
Bereavement, Separation, and Divorce: The response of pre-service teachers to pupil wellbeing. Hibernia College/Stranmillis University College
The culturally diverse classroom: Exploring opportunities and challenges. St. Angela’s College/St. Mary’s University College
Lesson Planning Incorporating Technology to Support Inclusion in the Primary School Mathematics Classroom: A Cross Border Study Connecting Initial Teacher Education Students. Ulster University/Church of Ireland College of Education
Minority language pupils and the curriculum: closing the achievement gap. Ulster University/Marino Institute of Education
Mind the Gap: A Cross Border Study Addressing the Transition from Primary to Post Primary Mathematics Education. University of Limerick/Queens University Belfast/Trinity College Dublin/Church of Ireland College of Education
Playful Learning Across Ireland: a student teacher intervention in Early Years Education. Stranmillis University College/Church of Ireland College of Education
Pre-service teachers' understanding of information literacy in the digital age. Ulster University/Dublin City University
Sharing Beliefs; Sharing Education: policy and curricular responses to plurality of beliefs in Ireland, North and South. Queen’s University Belfast/St Patrick's College, Drumcondra
A study in Outward Facing Assessment in Further Education Teacher Training Programmes in Ireland. Ulster University/Waterford Institute of Technology
Teacher - SNA/CA partnerships in special schools in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Ulster University/St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra
Teacher Education Tutors' Practice in ICT. Queen's University Belfast/University of Limerick/Ulster University
Teachers Pedagogical Work and Well-being. University of Limerick/St. Marys’ College Belfast
Writing and iPads in the Early Years. Stranmillis University College/Maynooth University

Information about funded projects that are now complete (including downloadable reports) can be found here: