Professor Janette Bobis Public Lecture [31 January 2017]
On Tuesday 31st January Professor Janette Bobis (Professor of Mathematics Education and Research Director for the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney) delivered a public lecture as part of the CREATE21 Seminar Series. The title for Professor Bobis' lecture was 'Creating a distinctive practice-based teacher education programme through a research informed approach'. The recording can be viewed below. Professor Bobis' profile can be viewed at https://sydney.edu.au/education_social_work/about/staff/profiles/janette.bobis.php.
Launch of CREATE21 [19 April 2016]
The CREATE21 Centre was launched in the Cregan Library, DCU St. Patrick's Campus, on Tuesday 19th April 2016 by Professor John Coolahan.
Dr. PJ Sexton, director of the CREATE21 Centre, opened the launch and welcomed attendees that included colleagues from higher education in Ireland (North and South), representatives from partner schools, teacher unions, the Teaching Council of Ireland, SCoTENs and other key stakeholders with regard to teacher education.
In welcoming the establishment of the centre Professor Brian MacCraith, President of Dublin City University highlighted its role and significance within the Institute of Education and in the broader DCU research community.
The keynote address was delivered by Professor John Coolahan, who located the centre within the broader context of current research initiatives in teacher education both nationally and internationally, and reminded the audience that such research needs to be realised in practice and policy. The text for Professor Coolahan's keynote address can be found by clicking here.
Below you will find a selection of images from the launch. Please click on any image to view a larger version.