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Dr Annie Ó Breacháin

Arts Education & Movement

Name: Dr Annie Ó Breacháin
Department: Arts Education & Movement
Role: Academic Staff
Phone Number: 01 884 2081
Email Address: annie.obreachain@dcu.ie
Room: FG13
Campus: DCU St Patricks Campus

Biographical Details

Annie Ó Breacháin lectures primarily on the B. Ed. and PME programmes in the area of Drama-in-Education and contributes to the Social Movements strand of the Ed.D. Annie holds a B.Ed. from St Patrick’s College, DCU, an M.St. from the University of Dublin, Trinity College and an Ed.D. from the University of Exeter.  Before she began working in Initial Teacher Education, Annie worked as a primary school teacher and in teacher in-service offering support in the areas of Drama and Gaeilge with the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). Annie is chairperson of the Association for Drama in Education in Ireland.  Her research interests include relational pedagogy, embodiment, the child-teacher relationship, the practice of teaching, Drama-in-Education, the art of storytelling  and curricular integration using Mantle of the Expert. She is interested in phenomenological inquiry, research with children and generating and analysing visual and embodied research data. 

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