Research Seminar on Practitioner Research in Education at the School of Education

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Photo L-R: Kenneth Kennedy (PME graduate and teacher in Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Galway City; Manuela Heinz, Director of School Placement School of Education; Gerry Mac Ruairc, Head of the School of Education; Dr Mary Mc Ateer, Edge Hill University; Yvonne Ní Loideáin, MGO graduate and teacher in Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiarain in An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; Kevin Davison, Lecturer in the School of Education.
Photo L-R: Kenneth Kennedy (PME graduate and teacher in Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Galway City; Manuela Heinz, Director of School Placement School of Education; Gerry Mac Ruairc, Head of the School of Education; Dr Mary Mc Ateer, Edge Hill University; Yvonne Ní Loideáin, MGO graduate and teacher in Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiarain in An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; Kevin Davison, Lecturer in the School of Education.

At a recent event, Dr Mary Mc Ateer (@DrMaryMcAteer) from Edge Hill University in the UK and lecturers and graduates from the School of Education, NUI Galway, explored issues of quality in action research and shared their experiences, conducting and supervising practitioner research projects, as part of the newly conceptualised Professional Master in Education/Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas.

The event attracted teachers and principals as well as professionals conducting action research in other professional areas.

Keywords: Education.

Author: Jim Lenaghan, NUI Galway
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