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Science outreach and science education at primary level in Ireland: a mixed methods study
(Libreria Universitaria, 2013)
Worldwide, science has become economically very important . The European Union and different EU countries, such as Ireland, stress that science and technology graduates are fundamental for economic growth [2,3]. ...
Further studies in self-directed learning in physics at the University of Limerick, Ireland
(International Society for Self-Directed Learning (ISSDL), 2004)
This article reports on two SDL studies of undergraduate physics students and postgraduate science students at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Initial studies (McCauley and McClelland, 2001) indicated that the majority ...
Using comment only marking in a mathematics classroom in the Republic of Ireland: experience and learning of a student teacher
(Journal of Teacher Action Research, 2016)
Formative assessment is a well recognised and researched method of assessing student learning and understanding in the classroom. One method of formative assessment is the use of comment only marking. In this paper, a ...
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 ...
Leading change in teacher education: Balancing on the wobbly bridge of school-university partnership
(Eurasian Society of Educational Research, 2019-10-15)
Initial teacher education (ITE) programmes have been critiqued widely for failing to connect educational theory with everyday practices in schools. More meaningful collaborations between schools and teacher education ...