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Sexualities of initial teacher education applicants in the Republic of Ireland: Addressing the hidden dimension of diversity in teaching
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-11-08)
While research and policy recommendations internationally have pointed to the need to diversify teaching populations with regard to ethnicity, social class background and, to a lesser extent, dis/ability, there is a paucity ...
‘I will do it but religion is a very personal thing’: teacher education applicants’ attitudes towards teaching religion in Ireland
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-15)
There has been extensive research internationally describing teachers homogenous socio-demographic backgrounds and critiquing the associated equity and diversity issues, most especially with regard to ethnicity and gender, ...
Micro and macro pedagogy for science education
(Irish Science Teachers' Association, 2015-11)
[No abstract available]
Collaborative lesson hook design in science teacher education: Advancing professional practice
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-12-14)
This article documents the process of collaboratively developing lesson hook eresources for science teachers to establish a community of inquiry and to strengthen the pedagogy of science teaching. The authors aim to ...
Collective intelligence for advancing ocean literacy
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-01-12)
Ocean literacy is an understanding of the ocean s influence on us and our influence on the ocean. A lack of ocean literacy presents a significant obstacle for citizens to engage in environmentally sustainable behaviour, ...
Innovative initiatives: targeting the declining science enrollments in Ireland
(The New Zealand Annual Review of Education, 2006)
At the time of economic growth in Ireland, declining numbers of students enrolling in the sciences is emerging as an educational concern. Using a 2002 Government of Ireland commissioned report on science: The Task Force ...
Realising the management challenges for science communication outreach: a Social marketing perspective
Social marketing recognises that neither government nor education alone can solve the growing range of complex and multifaceted social policy issues facing societies around the world. Social marketing is about behavioural ...
Texting gender and body as a distant/ced memory: an autobiographical account of bodies, masculinities and schooling
(The Journal Of Curriculum Theorizing, 2004)
Researchers, many of whom have come from a feminist perspective, have used autobiographical approaches to highlight issues of inequity and to centre the experiences of women where historically such experiences have been ...
Contradictions and tensions of the practice of masculinities in school: interrogating embodiment and 'good buddy talk'
(Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2005)
Masculinity, and gender more broadly, has been theorised as a series of performative and discursive acts (Butler, 1990) which are constituted contextually and culturally. Not only are masculinities enacted differently ...