Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2018 2019 – Themes

Ireland’s
Yearbook of
Education

2018 2019

THEMES CHAPTER

During the Pope’s visit to Ireland in August 2018, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar publicly acknowledged the contribution made by the Catholic Church to the building of Irish society, particularly in establishing schools and hospitals when people were in need and the state did not provide.

Enhancing Well-Being Across The Education Community

Well-being in education can transform children’s lives

By Dr Niall Muldoon | Ombudsman for Children

Religion and Education in Ireland

A changing and challenging relationship

By Dr Gareth Byrne | Associate Professor of Religious Education; 
Director, Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education, DCU Institute of Education

Transitions in the School System

By Dr Áine Hyland | Emeritus Professor of Education, University College Cork

Digital Technologies and Student Learning

By Dr Selina McCoy | Associate Research Professor, ESRI
Dr Seán Lyons | Associate Research Professor, ESRI

Every Teacher a Leader

Learning to be a school leader in Ireland

By Mary Nihill | National Director, Centre for School Leadership

Educational Research and Policy Making in Ireland

Beyond serendipity to strategy

By Dr Anne Looney | Executive Dean, DCU Institute of Education

Wired That Way

The origins of our individual natures

By Prof Kevin Mitchell | Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience and 
Senior Lecturer/Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Trinity College Dublin

Strengthening The Quality Of Irish-Medium Education In The Gaeltacht

From policy formulation to implementation

By Dr Treasa Kirk | Assistant Chief Inspector and head of the Gaeltacht Education Unit in
the Department for Education and Skills

What Makes a Quality Curriculum?

Experiences from the Irish context

By Dr Patrick Sullivan | Director of curriculum and assessment in the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment

The Legacy of Professor John Coolahan

By Dr Áine Hyland | Director of curriculum and assessment in the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment

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Complete Yearbook

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Introduction

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Themes

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Early Childhood

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Primary

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Second Level

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FET

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Higher Education

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Research

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