Doctorate in Education (D.Ed) Now Open For Applications
Doctorate in Education (D.Ed) is now open for the next academic year 2013 /2014. Further details here
The Inclusion in Education and Society (IES) Research Group is hosting an Inter-University Symposium in the Long Room Hub, from 9.15 am to 4 pm on 6th June 2013 between the Schools of Education of Trinity College Dublin and the University of Northampton. The title of the event is: 'Approaches to Inclusive Research in Education: Opportunities and Challenges' >>>Read More
Exploring Difference & Diversity in Irish Higher Education 2013
1 Day Conference June12th, 2013 School of Education, Trinity College Dublin. Hosted by REAMS in association with the CAVE Research Group. For further details >>>Read More [PDF]. All enquiries to Mark Kearns and Michelle Giblin.
Postgraduate Research Conference 2013
School of Education
Trinity College Dublin
The School of Education, Trinity College Dublin, is pleased to announce its
Fourth Annual Postgraduate Research Conference
‘The Future of Education’
Saturday, June 15th, 9:30am-5pm
Jonathan Swift Lecture Theatre
Arts Building TCD
Happy Days! Master in Education graduates free at last!
Commencements April 2013 >>>Further details
Associate Prof.Colette Murphy appearing on RTE 'Morning Edition' on the lead up to the seminar on 'Education in the 21st Century'.
The Research in School Education (RISE) Group will be hosting a seminar, titled 'Education in the 21st Century: Philosophy, aims and opportunities associated with Junior Cycle reform.' It will be held on Wednesday 22nd May from 2.30 - 5.00pm in the Long Room Hub.
RISE & CRITE Research Groups hosted a guest seminar on Monday 22nd April with Dr. Sara Hennessy, University of Cambridge on 'Interactive Whiteboards in Education' in The School of Education, Trinity College. To access the presentation please click here.
Friday 7th June and Saturday 8th of June, the Arts Education Research Group in the School of Education, Trinity College, Dublin in association with TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Ireland and Barnstorm Theatre Company will present a unique two-day exploration of The Role of Fairytale in Contemporary Theatre as part of Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union.>>>Read More
Dr John Walsh and Dr Andrew Loxley presented a paper entitled 'The Hunt Report: An Irish solution to an Irish problem?' at the Sociological Association of Irelands Annual Conference in Athlone on Sunday 12th May.
Drs Limond, Loxley and Seery have a had a letter published in the Times Higher Education Supplement commenting on the HEA's latest report on initial teacher education in Ireland >>>Read More
Professor Michael Grenfell had the honour of presenting awards at the annual Bridge to College Graduation ceremony on Wednesday 1st May 2013. The programme works with over 200 pupils in a number of local secondary schools and aims to facilitate their future participation in Trinity courses. Pupils developed information technology and communication skills through a number of projects on peer-learning, animation, and software design.”>>>Read More
Four School of Education Ph.D students to present at All-Ireland Doctoral Conference
The Schools of Education in University College Dublin and Queen's University Belfast will co-host the "All-Ireland Conference for Doctoral Researchers in Education" in UCD on the 17th and 18th of May. Sr Alice Drajea Jurugo will present a paper on "Parents' Education Levels/Literacy Skills: An impact on primary children's achievement at school in rural Uganda", Connor O'Donoghue will present a paper on "Using Facebook on Biographical Research on Young People", Youcef Sai will speak on "Strategies for Success? Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching and Learning Islamic Religious Education in Irish Schools" and Alison Egan will present her poster on "Teacher Identified Uses of Technology in the Classroom – an Irish cohort".
Dr. John Walsh is acting as rapporteur for a workshop on the topic of 'Why Hire Researchers?' as part of the conference on 'Researcher Careers and Mobility' hosted by the Irish Presidency of the European Union and the Irish Universities Association in Dublin Castle on 14-15 May.
Ph.D student Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin and Prof. David Spiegelhalter from the University of Cambridge are curators of the RISK exhibition at the Science Gallery.
RISK Lab exhibition is running at the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin from May 2nd to June 22nd.
Dr Stephen James Minton will be presenting a paper on ‘Homophobia and Heterosexism in Schools in Ireland’ at the British Educational Research Association’s Sexualities Special Interest Group’s conference on ‘New Foundations: School “Ethos” and LGBT Sexualities’, held at the University of Limerick, Friday 17th May 2013 >>>Read More
'First triple Ed’
At Spring Commencements on Friday April 19th, Karin Bacon became the first student of the School of Education to be commenced with all three Education Degrees: B. Ed., M. Ed. and D.Ed. Karin completed her B.Ed. in 1988 as a student of Froebel College, her M. Ed. in 1994 under the supervision of Dr. Philip Matthews and now her D. Ed. (2013), also under Philip’s supervision and as his last doctoral student before his retirement.
Ph.D. student Patricia Mc Carthy [PDF] is featured in a celebratory AHEAD publication for her outstanding achievements in academia. Patricia's advice to students of the future "follow your dreams, believe in your abilities, obtain the support and resources that are available.....". For further details....Read More[PDF]
Gene Dalton, Ph.D. student will travel to the University of Hawaii, Manoa in May, to present a paper at CALICO 2013, the annual conference of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium. Her presentation is entitled "Focus on Form in a Virtual World: Unlocking Communicative Competence in Children Learning Irish as a Second Language", and will discuss the initial findings of a pilot study exploring virtual world language learning in the context of primary school children learning the Irish language.
Ph.D. student Jolanta Burke will be presenting a paper titled 'Applying Cyber Psychology findings to Positive Psychology Interventions' at the Third World Congress on Positive Psychology which will be taking place in Los Angeles from 27th - 30th June 2013.
The School of Education features in the top 100 QS World University Subject Rankings.>>>Read More
Trinity College Library Support for students within School of Education>>>Read More