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Niamh Watkins

Language, Literacy & Early Childhood Education

Name: Niamh Watkins
Department: Language, Literacy & Early Childhood Education
Role: Academic Staff
Phone Number: 01 884 2362
Email Address: niamh.watkins@dcu.ie
Room: F210
Campus: DCU St Patricks Campus

Biographical Details

Niamh is an assistant professor in the school of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education (LLECE) where she lectures in the area of Literacy.  Niamh has more than ten years experience teaching at primary school level in both disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged contexts Her interests include literacy in the context of educational disadvantage, dialogic approaches to oral language, best practices in writing instruction and critical literacy pedagogy. Niamh is currently completing doctoral studies in the University of Sheffield.

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