Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2018 2019 – Higher Education

Yearbook of

2018 2019


Speakers at International Women’s Day Conference in the University of Limerick in March 2018: r-l Marie Connolly, Head of Equality and Diversity, UL; David Wallace, Bank of Ireland; Brid Horan, Steering Committee member, 30% Club.

Overview of Higher Education

By Professor Mark Rogers  | Registrar and Deputy President, University College Dublin

To Be A Global University

By Juliette Hussey | Vice-President for Global Relations, Trinity College Dublin
& Patrick Prendergast | President and Provost, Trinity College Dublin

The Advent of Technological Universities

Maintaining a diverse, cohesive sector that makes a distinctive contribution to Irish higher education

By Dr Joseph Ryan | CEO, Technological Higher Education Association

The Proposed National Learner Protection Scheme

By Professor Diarmuid Hegarty | President, Griffith College

Thinking For Yourself At University

What it means and how to do it

By Prof Aidan Moran | Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Director of the Psychology Research Laboratory, UCD

Taking the Foreignness Out Of Modern Languages

Language learning in higher education

By Prof Michael Brophy | Professor of French and Francophone Studies, University College Dublin

Turn To Teaching

Diversifying Initial Teacher Education

By Dr Katriona O’Sullivan | Maynooth University
& Dr Gareth Burns | Maynooth University

Reviewing Peer Placement in Initial Teacher Education

Cleamhnas, pre-nuptial agreements, and the seven-year itch

By Dr Tríona Stokes | Lecturer in Drama Education, Maynooth University; co-delivers Personal and Professional Skills for Teaching and Learning at Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education
& Dr Ruth Forrest | Lecturer in Research Methods and Personal and Professional Skills for Teaching and Learning at Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, Maynooth University

Apprenticeship in Higer Education

Insurance Practitioner, a modern apprenticeship for a diverse industry

By Dr Michael Barrett | Head of Faculty of Business and Social Sciences,  Institute of Technology, Sligo

Making Links

Career Development and Employability in Higher Education

By Dr David Foster | Director of Career Development and Skills, and  Director, Career Development Centre, University College Dublin

Computational Fluency For Our Future

Steps being taken at Schools of Education

By Dr Cornelia Connolly | Joint Programme Director (Education), Lecturer, and Chair of the Research Committee at the School of Education, NUI Galway

UCD Student Advisers

A Unique Model of Student Support

By Professor Jason Last | UCD Dean of Students
& Dr Niamh Nestor, Catriona Keane, Jacqueline Levine, Aisling O’Grady, Kathleen Kiely, Colum Cronin | UCD Student Advisers Communications Working Group

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