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Modern language teacher professional development - A collaborative action research study to promote enquiry-based teaching and learning in the Irish post-primary classroom
This action research study explored support systems for teachers enquiring into their modern language classrooms in Irish post-primary schools. Its findings show that each classroom context was a starting point for an ...
Society, Power and Climate Change: A social critique of public climate change receptivity in Ireland
This project examines public receptivity to climate change in Ireland and how this receptivity is connected to the structure of Irish society and the translation of 'climate change' into that society. It provides a ...
The missing ink. Re-evaluating socialisation and nationalism in the work of Ernest Gellner
This thesis expands on Gellner's theory of nationalism. Gellner provides an analysis of the 'why' of nationalism, i.e. why nations and nationalism develop, but, neglects to elaborate on the detail of how this takes place ...
The development, implementation, and evaluation of a theory-based concussion education programme for secondary school Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) athletes
(NUI Galway, 2018-05)
Sport-related concussion (SRC) is a public health concern (Thurman, Branche, & Sniezek, 1998), especially among children and adolescent athletes, as their brains are still developing (Field, Collins, Lovell & Marron, 2003; ...
Building educational partnerships: An illustration of the disparities between policy and practice of the Home, School and Community Liaison Programme through an exploration of the challenges that HSCL Coordinators experience in its implementation
(NUI Galway, 2019-03-20)
Poverty inhibits pupils from reaching their full educational potential. A body of literature exists which suggests that pupils experiencing financial deprivation or who have parents with lower levels of education are more ...
A critical exploration of intercultural education in a post-primary school in Ireland with particular reference to travellers
(NUI Galway, 2020-09-09)
This dissertation is about intercultural education in a post-primary school setting and Travellers’ experiences of education. Based within one very diverse post-primary DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools, ...