Donatella Camedda

Donatella Camedda

Assistant Professor, Education

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Biography

Donatella Camedda is Assistant Professor in Education in the School of Education. She is the Co-ordinator of the Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice (ASIAP) programme at the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

Donatella's research interests lie in the area of inclusive education, more specifically regarding teacher education for inclusion, inclusive practice for people with intellectual disabilities, equality and diversity, disability and intersectionality, educational policy. Her work involves creative methodology and cross-disciplinary approach.

Prior to joining Trinity College Dublin in 2021, Donatella worked at The University of Padova as Adjunct Professor (2019-2021). Between 2016 and 2018 she worked at the University of Edinburgh (2016-2018) as a Postdoctoral Researcher in Inclusive Education, Research Assistant and Associate Tutor.

Donatella received her European PhD in 2016 from the University of Padova focusing on teachers' inclusive attitudes and the relationship between values and practice. She is a former primary school teacher specialised in support teaching in Italy, where she worked for over a decade becoming an advocate for social justice and an inclusive society.

Donatella is also an eclectic artist, she is involved in visual art, music, poetry and prose. She collaborated in several art projects, including a research-led drama workshop, and curated an art exhibition on migration.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Camedda, Donatella and Florian, Lani , Enhancing teacher education for inclusion, European Journal of Teacher Education, 43, (1), 2020, p4 - 8Journal Article, 2020 DOI TARA - Full Text

Integrazione Scolastica e Sociale, Erickson, [scientific committee member], 2020Editorial Board, 2020

Eleonora Zorzi, Donatella Camedda, Marina Santi, Tra improvvisazione e inclusione: il profilo polifonico delle professionalità educative, Italian Journal of Special Education for Inclusion, 2019, p90 - 100Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Il futuro presente: proiezioni di una scuola inclusiva di inizio millennio in, editor(s)Canevaro Andrea, Ianes Dario , Lontani da dove? Passato e futuro dell'inclusione scolastica in Itali, Erickson, 2017, pp179 - 189, [Donatella Camedda]Book Chapter, 2017

Donatella Camedda, Come ali di farfalla. Percezioni di insegnanti ed educatori sull'incontro tra disabilità e differenza culturale, Nessuno Escluso-None ExcludedBergamo Italy2016, edited by Fabio Dovigo Clara Favella Anna Pietrocarlo Vincenza Rocco Emanuela Zappella , 2016, pp212 - 215Poster, 2016 TARA - Full Text

Donatella Camedda, Inclusione, una comprensione profonda. Gli atteggiamenti inclusivi degli insegnanti tra valori e pratica, Nessuno Escluso-None ExcludedBergamo Italy, edited by Fabio Dovigo Clara Favella Anna Pietrocarlo Vincenza Rocco Emanuela Zappella , University of Bergamo - Università di Bergamo 2016, 2016, pp75 - 80Conference Paper, 2016

Essere insegnanti di tutti. Atteggiamenti inclusivi e formazione per il sostegno in, editor(s)Ianes Dario , Evolvere il sostegno si può (e si deve), Erickson, 2016, pp35 - 45, [Donatella Camedda, Marina Santi]Book Chapter, 2016

Donatella Camedda, Marina Santi, Essere insegnanti di tutti. Atteggiamenti inclusivi e formazione per il sostegno, Integrazione scolastica e social, 15, (2), 2016, p141 - 149Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text

Donatella Camedda, Come ali di farfalla. L'incontro tra disabilità e migrazione nella prospettiva di una scuola inclusiva, Aracne Editrice, 2015Book, 2015

Donatella Camedda, 'Dieci casi di ordine apparente', Rapsodia Edizioni, 2020, -Poetry, 2020

O'Neill, R., Bowie, J., Foulkes, H., Cameron, A., Meara, R. & Camedda, D, Families living on a low income bringing up deaf children, Edinburgh, Scottish Sensory Centre, 2019Report, 2019 URL

Camedda, D., Mirman-Flores, A., Ryan-Mangan, A, Young researchers need help with academic networking, 2017, -Miscellaneous, 2017 URL

Glossary, Epistemologia dell'inclusione? Un paradosso "speciale" per una sfida possibile in, editor(s)Margiotta U. , Ontologia Special Educati, Pensa Multimedia, 2014, pp2 - 33, [Marina Santi, Donatella Camedda, Eleonora Zorzi]Book Chapter, 2014

Publications and Further Research Outputs

    Best master thesis, Barbara Poli Award, University of Bologna2013

Member of the Italian Association of Special Education, SIPeS.2016

Member of the Scottish Educational Research Association, SERA2016

Member of the Italian Researchers International Association, AIRI2015

Inclusive National Higher Education Forum

Inclusion Consortium

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