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National Forum For The Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Seminar hosted by School of Education and AHEAD | Further details Here [PDF]

Date | 25th September 2014

Venue | Trinity College Dublin

Title | The Pedagogics of Unlearning

The School of Education & Punctum Books are delighted to present a two-day international conference.

Synopisis details here [PDF]

Further information on their website.


  • Jacques Rancière (Emeritus, University of Paris-VIII, France)
  • Lauren Berlant (University of Chicago, USA)
  • Paul Bowman (University of Cardiff, UK)
  • Deborah Britzman (York University, Canada)
  • Samuel Chambers (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • Aranye Fradenburg (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  • J. Jack Halberstam (University of Southern California, USA)
  • Eileen A. Joy (punctum books and University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
  • Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex, UK)

PhD candidate Gene Dalton travelled to the University of Groningen in the Netherlands this August to present a paper entitled 'Computer games for language learning: the child's perspective' at EUROCALL 2014, the European Conference for Computer Assisted Language Learning. Gene will be presenting her PhD research at the Doctoral Consortium of the European Conference for Technology Enhanced Learning, taking place in Graz, Austria this September.

Dr Maija Salokangas has recently been an invited speaker and worked with colleagues from FEUSP Faculty of Education University of São Paulo.

The Academic World in the Era of the Great War

An Interdisciplinary and International Conference Trinity College Dublin, 14 – 16 August 2014

Venue | The Trinity Long Room Hub

Please register before 1st August by email | Further details Here [PDF]

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Upcoming Events

Chris Cooper, drama consultant and Dr Carmel O' Sullivan, course director with Drama Summer School students 2014.


Lón Gaeilge with John Sheahan!

Honorary doctorate John Sheahan of the Dubliners fame, while attending a meeting with Dr Carmel O'Sullivan & Marita Kerin in the Arts Education Research Group to organise the next event in the artists' biography series, popped in to the weekly School Lón Gaeilge (Irish Lunch) and delighted all with an imprompto performance.




















Current News


Well deserved Congratulations to our recent doctoral students who both have secured lectureships in their subject area. Kate Carr Fanning is taking up the position of Childhood and Youth Studies, in the Faculty of Health and Life Science, at Coventry University, UK.

Kate Carr Fanning

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin is taking up the position in Mathematics Education in the School of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science in UCD. Her role is lecturing undergraduate science students as part of a 5 year BSc. and Masters course for four pathways to become a Chemistry & Mathematics, Physics & Mathematics, Biology & Mathematics, or Applied Mathematics & Mathematics teacher. Aoibhinn will also be lecturing the PME students in the School of Education, UCD, as well as other parts of the role within the School of Mathematical Sciences.

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin

PhD candidate Sr Alice Drajea recently had an article published, entitled, 'The Influence of Parental Education and Family Income on Children's Education in Rural Uganda' by the Global Education Review in New York, Vol. 1, No 3 2014 with Dr Carmel O'Sullivan.

Alumni Newsletter

Take a look at the first edition of our Alumni Newsletter [PDF] which aims to provide our reader on what's happening in the School, from teaching and research to major developments. Further details on Alumni & Friends here.

Dr Andrew Loxley & Dr John Walsh have published a new publication on 'Studies in Higher Education' >>> Further Details

**For all recent publications from the School of Education academic staff, please refer to our web page on publications. >>> read more

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Last updated 2 September 2014