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Why choose teaching? An international review of empirical studies exploring student teachers career motivations and levels of commitment to teaching
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-03-18)
Why do individuals all over the world choose to become school teachers? What motivates them to become educators of young people, and how committed are they to this cause when they enter their teacher education courses? ...
Career motivations of student teachers in the Republic of Ireland: continuity and change during educational reform and 'Boom to Bust' economic times
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-08-31)
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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, ...
Creating the future of teacher education together: The role of emotionality in university-school partnership
This paper describes an innovative project between university tutors and co-operating teachers in self-selected partner schools with a focus on improving the school placement experience of the pre-service teacher. The ...
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 ...
‘Working-class’ student teachers: Not being encouraged at school and impact on motivation to become a teacher
(The Graduate School of Education, The University of Western Australia, 2018)
Diversifying Ireland’s relatively homogeneous teaching population has been a policy concern for over a decade in the context of the rapid transformation of Irish society and schooling. This paper draws on the Access to ...
Developing critical thinking, justification and generalisation skills in mathematics through Socratic questioning
(The Journal of Teacher Action Research, 2019)
This paper reports on an action research study which explored the impact of Socratic questioning on student learning in a second-level mathematics classroom in Ireland. While students engaged in a higher order mathematical ...
Differentiated homework: Impact on student engagement
(Scholar Commons, University of South Florida, 2019)
This paper describes a mixed methods practitioner research study that aimed to enhance student engagement with homework. Based on a comprehensive literature review and data from a pre-study questionnaire, a differentiated ...
Collaborative learning, role play and case study: Pedagogical pathways to professionalism and ethics in school placement
(Learning Connections UCC, 2019-12-05)
Teachers are moral agents. Acting professionally in loco parentis teachers have a legal and moral duty of care to students (DES, 2017). Moreover, they can be regarded as moral role models (Bergen, 2006; Lumpkin, 2013). ...