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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, ...
'Frictional' relationships tension in the camp: focusing on the relational in under-represented students' experiences in higher education
Drawing upon data collected as part of a research project exploring diversity in Irish higher education, this article focuses on the relational realm of under-represented students¿ experiences. It commences with a brief ...
Socio-demographic composition of primary initial teacher education entrants in Ireland
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-10-24)
The homogeneity of the teaching profession is an international, as well as national, phenomenon. In an era of significant demographic change in schools and education policy development in Ireland and across Europe, the ...