School of Policy & Practice

Prof
Catherine
Furlong

Primary Department
School of Policy & Practice
Role
Academic Staff
Phone number:
01 700
9272
Campus
St Patrick's Campus
Room Number
SPC M G17

Academic biography

Catherine Furlong is Associate Professor within the School of Policy and Practice at the Institute of Education, St Patrick's Campus, DCU.  Within the Institute  she is Chair of both  the Bachelor of Education  and Master of Education programmes.  Catherine has worked as primary teacher in a variety of settings before moving to work as a researcher on an international research project on School Culture and Ethos and then  to teacher education  initially  working in the area of School Placement. She teaches at undergraduate level on the BEd programme. At postgraduate level she contributes to the PMEP, MEd and EdD programmes focusing primarily on Educational Leadership and Management, School Effectiveness and Improvement and Educational Review and Evaluation. She has published on issues of educational leadership, school culture and ethos, peer appraisal.  Her most recent works focus on professional identity formation of student teachers and teacher educators.