Justin Rami

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Biography

Justin the Director of the Further Education & Training Research Centre (FETRC) in DCUs Institute of Education. Justin is the Faculty of Education's former Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning. He is Chair of the Education & Training Foundation Programme (FET-HE) and the former Chair of the BSc in Education & Training, and the BSc in E&T Flexible Learning strand. Justin Rami is a lecturer and researcher in the School Policy & Practice at Dublin City University. At the undergraduate level, he teaches in the areas of Teaching & Learning Methodologies, Advanced Teaching & Learning Strategies, Curriculum,  Assessment & Feedback, Teaching Preparation & Developing a Research Perspective. Added to these modules Justin also delivers lectures and workshops on using Critical Voices in academic writing. At postgraduate level, he teaches in the area of Organisational Behaviour and Organisational Communications. Justin coordinates the Professional Management Skills area of the MSc in Education & Training (Leadership Strand), which covers areas such as Intercultural competence, Lean Six Sigma, Positive Psychology, Talent management, Coaching, Reflective practice and Communication and Perception. Justin is a graduate of the International University Leadership Management Programme (ULM).

Books

  Year Publication
2012 An Inclusive Europe: Education for an inclusive Europe: New minorities / Movement within Europe.
Rami, J., Karakatsani, D. & LeRoy, E. (2012) An Inclusive Europe: Education for an inclusive Europe: New minorities / Movement within Europe. : CICE IPSE, London Metropolican College. [Details]
2009 Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes: Perspectives for a European Transfer .
Rami, J. et al (2009) Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes: Perspectives for a European Transfer . : ITB; University of Bremen. [Details]
2007 Praxisbegleitende Prüfungen und Beurteilungen in der beruflichen Bildung in Europa.
Rami, J., Prokopp, M., Laine, K., Lalor, J., Loogma, K., McNamara, G. & Ümarik, M.,Grollmann, P., Luomi-Messerer, K., Tutschner, R., Stenström, M-L (2007) Praxisbegleitende Prüfungen und Beurteilungen in der beruflichen Bildung in Europa. : 3s, LIT Verlag. [Details]
2007 Elements of Good Practice-Examples in Towards Good Practices for Practice-Oriented Assessment n European Vocational Education.
Rami, J, Stenström, M-L., Laine, K., Grollmann, P., Lalor, J., Loogma, K., McNamara, G., Messerer, K., Prokopp, M., ., Tutschner, R. & Ümarik, M (2007) Elements of Good Practice-Examples in Towards Good Practices for Practice-Oriented Assessment n European Vocational Education. : Jyväskylä University Press. [Details]
2007 Supporting students from different cultural backgrounds.
Rami, J., Schuh, M.,LeRoy, E. (2007) Supporting students from different cultural backgrounds. : CiCe : IPSE, London Metropolitan University. [Details]
2006 Quality & Practice in Assessment – New Approaches in Work-Related Learning.
Rami, J, Stenström, M-L., Laine, K., Grollmann, P., Lalor, J., Loogma, K., McNamara, G., Messerer, K., Prokopp, M., , Tutschner, R. & Ümarik, M.( (2006) Quality & Practice in Assessment – New Approaches in Work-Related Learning. : Jyväskylä University Press. [Details]
2006 Developing Competencies in Citizenship Education and the Development of Identity in First Cycle Undergraduate Programmes.
Rami, J., Lalor, J., Berg, W., Elm, A., Lorencovic, J., & Maiztequi-Oñate (2006) Developing Competencies in Citizenship Education and the Development of Identity in First Cycle Undergraduate Programmes. : CiCeA, IPSE, London Metropolitan University. [Details]
2006 Developing Competencies in Citizenship Education and the Development of Identity in Second Cycle Postgraduate Programmes, Vol 2.
Rami, J., Lalor, J., Berg, W., Elm, A., Lorencovic, J., & Maiztequi-Oñate, C. (2006) Developing Competencies in Citizenship Education and the Development of Identity in Second Cycle Postgraduate Programmes, Vol 2. : CiCeA, IPSE, London Metropolitan University. [Details]
2005 Quality Assurance & Practice Oriented Assessment in Vocational Education & Training:.
Rami, J., Prokopp, M., Laine, K., Lalor, J., Loogma, K., McNamara, G. & Ümarik, M - Grollmann, P., Luomi-Messerer, K., Tutschner, R., Stenström, M-L (2005) Quality Assurance & Practice Oriented Assessment in Vocational Education & Training:. : ITB. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Initial Teacher Education in FET settings: Affirmation and Aspiration'
Rami, J & O'Kelly, J (2017) 'Initial Teacher Education in FET settings: Affirmation and Aspiration' In: Brian Mooney (eds). Education Matters Yearbook 2016-2017. Galway, Ireland: Education Matters. [Details]
2017 'The impact of austerity in Further Education: cross-cultural perspectives from England and Ireland'
Justin Rami, Matt O'Leary (2017) 'The impact of austerity in Further Education: cross-cultural perspectives from England and Ireland' In: Brendan Bertram (eds). International and Comparative Education. United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis/Routledge. [Details]
2014 'Comparing the The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nursing in Ireland and the French State Diploma in Nursing'
Rami. J., and Shortt. T. (2014) 'Comparing the The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nursing in Ireland and the French State Diploma in Nursing' In: Level assessments and bilateral comparisons in the European health care sector : Learning outcomes as a basis for comparing qualifications in Europe. Bonn: Nationale Agentur Bildung für Europa beim Bundesinstitut für Berufsbil. [Details]
2013 'Vocational Education & Training (VET) and professional education in health care and nursing in Ireland'
Justin Rami , Tara Shortt (2013) 'Vocational Education & Training (VET) and professional education in health care and nursing in Ireland' In: Level Assessments of Learning Outcomes in Health Care and Nursing. Bremen, Germany: Bremen: Institut Technik und Bildung (ITB), Universit��t Bremen. [Details]
2012 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment'
Lorenzi, F & Rami, J. (2012) 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment' In: Towards Transformative Education - A multidisciplinary perspective on research and practice in Bulgaria and Ireland. Bulgaria: Sofia University Press. [Details]
2012 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment'
Francesca Lorenzi , Justin Rami (2012) 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment' In: Towards Transformative Education .A multidisciplinary perspective on research and practice in Bulgaria and Ireland. Sofia: Sofia University Press. [Details]
2012 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment '
Justin Rami , Francesca Lorenzi (2012) 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment ' In: Towards Transformative Education - A multidisciplinary perspective on research and practice in Bulgaria and Ireland. Sofia, Bulgaria: Sofia Univeristy. [Details]
2009 'Recognition and Accreditation of Prior Learning in Higher Education – Engineering in Ireland: a Case Study'
Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2009) 'Recognition and Accreditation of Prior Learning in Higher Education – Engineering in Ireland: a Case Study' In: Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes: Perspectives for a European Transfer . Bremen, Germany: ITB; University of Bremen. [Details]
2007 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of assessment'
Justin Rami , John Lalor , Gerry McNamara (2007) 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of assessment' In: Case studies of good practices in assessment of student learning in higher education. AISHE : All Ireland Society for Higher Education. [Details]
2007 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of Assessment'
Rami, J., Lalor, J., & McNamara, G. (2007) 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of Assessment' In: Case Studies of Good Practice in the Assessment of Student Learning in Higher Education. Dublin: (AISHE) All Ireland Society for Higher Education, AISHE READINGS 2007:. [Details]
2006 'Elements of Good Practice - Examples'
Rami, J., Stenström, M-L., Laine, K., Grollmann, P., Lalor, J., Loogma, K., McNamara, G., Messerer, K., Prokopp, M., Tutschner, R. & Ümarik, M. (2006) 'Elements of Good Practice - Examples' In: Towards Good Practices for Practice-Oriented Assessment in European Vocational Education, Occasional Papers 30. Finland: Institue of Educational Research, Jyväskylä. [Details]
2006 'Triangulation & Reflection within Practice-Oriented Assessment on Vocational Education Programmes at Dublin City University'
Rami, J., Lalor, J., & McNamara, G. (2006) 'Triangulation & Reflection within Practice-Oriented Assessment on Vocational Education Programmes at Dublin City University' In: Quality & Practice in Assessment – New Approaches in Work-Related Learning. Finland: Jyväskylä University Press. [Details]
2006 'Citizenship and identity education in Ireland in the post-celtic tiger era: impacts and possibilities'
Justin Rami , John Lalor (2006) 'Citizenship and identity education in Ireland in the post-celtic tiger era: impacts and possibilities' In: Citizenship education: Europe and the world. London: CiCe Institute for Policy Studies in Education. [Details]
2004 'Ireland'
Justin Rami , Gerry McNamara , John Lalor (2004) 'Ireland' In: Quality assurance and practice oriented assessment in vocational education and training: country studies. Germany: ITB Bremen. [Details]
2003 'NQAI: Component 4:67-75 of the OECD’s'
Rami, J, () NQAI: Component 4:67-75 of the OECD’s ‘Country Background Report’ Into the role of the National Qualifications Systems in promoting Lifelong Learning’ NQAI / OCED, Dublin, Paris (2003) 'NQAI: Component 4:67-75 of the OECD’s' In: ‘Country Background Report’ Into the role of the National Qualifications Systems in promoting Lifelong Learning’. OECD. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2015 'Developing Professional Competence through Assessment: Constructivist and Reflective Practice in Teacher-Training'
Rami, J, Lalor, J, Lorenzi, F. (2015) 'Developing Professional Competence through Assessment: Constructivist and Reflective Practice in Teacher-Training'. EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 15 :44-66 [Details]
2015 'Developing professional competence through assessment: Constructivist and reflective practice in teacher-training'
Lalor J.;Lorenzi F.;Rami J. (2015) 'Developing professional competence through assessment: Constructivist and reflective practice in teacher-training'. Egitim Arastirmalari - Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 15 (58):45-66 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'A Case Study of Infusing Sustainability within Dublin City University, through engagement in the EU TEMPUS Reorienting University Curricula to Address Sustainability (RUCAS) project'
Holland, C., Mulcahy, C., Judge, M., Lovatt, J., Scanlon, G., Rami, J., Corrigan, T. & McSharry, M (2014) 'A Case Study of Infusing Sustainability within Dublin City University, through engagement in the EU TEMPUS Reorienting University Curricula to Address Sustainability (RUCAS) project'. 1 [Details]
2014 'Evaluation of the Infusion of Sustainability within Heliopolis University and Suez Canal University, Egypt'
Holland, C., Judge, M., Rami, J., Mulcahy, C., Ramzy, O., & Lofty, N. (2014) 'Evaluation of the Infusion of Sustainability within Heliopolis University and Suez Canal University, Egypt'. 1 [Details]
2006 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of Assessment'
Rami, J., Lalor, J., & McNamara, G. (2006) 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of Assessment'. in the Journal of Case Studies of Good Practice in the Assessment of Student Learning in Higher Education [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2005 'Quality Assurance and Practice-oriented Assessment in Vocational Education and Training : Country Studies'
Rami, J. Lalor, J & McNamara, G Ed: Grollmann, P & Stenström, M-L (2005) 'Quality Assurance and Practice-oriented Assessment in Vocational Education and Training : Country Studies' University of Bremen. ITB-Arbeitspapiere (Working Papers) Nr 55, . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2018 43rd Annual ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland),
Justin Rami (2018) Learning opportunities between vocational education and training and the world of work - European perspectives on partnership. [Invited Oral Presentation], 43rd Annual ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland), University College Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2017 12th Annual JVET Journal Conference,
Rami, J, O'Kelly, J, Teirnan, P (2017) Squeezing the middle - A study of of teachers, trainers and staff working in the Further Education & Training sector in Ireland under the backdrop of the Irish financial crisis. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 12th Annual JVET Journal Conference, Oxford, UK , 07-JUL-17 - 09-JUL-17 [Details]
2017 ESAI 42nd Annual Conference Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice,
Rami, J. Lalor, J. (2017) Squaring the circle – vocationalism and further education & training in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI 42nd Annual Conference Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice, University College Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2017 ESAI 42nd Annual Conference Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice,
Justin Rami, John Lalor, Peter Teirnan, Francesca Lorenzi, Jane O'kelly (2017) Cascading support from practitioners to learners in FET: learning difficulties and other issues. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI 42nd Annual Conference Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice, Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2017 Student pathways in Higher Education,
Justin Rami (2017) Plenary IV: Near & Far: Supporting Student Mobility across Diverse Dimensions- Pathways and Progression from FET (College) to University & Institutes of Technology (IoTs) in Ireland : Barriers to Pr. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Student pathways in Higher Education, Toronto, Ontario, Canada , 01-MAY-17 - 02-MAY-17 [Details]
2017 HECA Conference 2017: Demographic Trends: The Urgent Agenda of HE Places,
Rami, J. (2017) Cooperation between FET & HE sector to improve student pathways. [], HECA Conference 2017: Demographic Trends: The Urgent Agenda of HE Places, Griffith College, Dublin , 27-APR-17 - 27-APR-17 [Details]
2016 Pathways and Progression from FET to HE – Supporting Progression,
Rami, J. (2016) Key Barriers to Progression – Findings from a Scoping Exercise by FET2HE Regional Network. [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], Pathways and Progression from FET to HE – Supporting Progression, DCU, Ireland , 21-OCT-16 - 21-OCT-16 [Details]
2016 ECER 2016, Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers,
Lalor, J., O’Kelly, J,. Rami, J. (2016) Initial Teacher Education for Further Education: An Evaluation of Trainee Teachers’ Experiences of their Teaching Placement. [], ECER 2016, Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers, Dublin [Details]
2016 Imagining Diverse Futures form Adult Education: Questions of Power and Resources of Creativity,
Rami, J, Kenny, M, Walsh, A (2016) Further Education and Training (FET): Questions of Power and Resources. [Invited Oral Presentation], Imagining Diverse Futures form Adult Education: Questions of Power and Resources of Creativity, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland , 07-SEP-16 - 11-DEC-16 [Details]
2016 ECER 2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers,
Ursel Hauschildt (presenting), Iñigo Isusi, Adamantia Spanaka (presenting), Justin Rami (presenting), Klaus Ruth (presenting), Ruta Porniece (presenting) (2016) Partnerships for Lifelong Learning in Engineering and Technology Sectors - An Investigation of Integrated Learning Opportunities and Bridging Programs in Europe. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ECER 2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers, UCD, Dublin, Ireland , 22-AUG-16 - 26-DEC-16 [Details]
2016 ECER 2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers,
Rami, J, O'Kelly, J, Lalor, J (2016) Initial Teacher Education for Further Education: An Evaluation of Trainee Teachers’ Experiences of their Teaching Placement. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ECER 2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers, UCD, Dublin , Ireland , 22-AUG-16 - 26-AUG-16 [Details]
2016 VET European Business Forum (VET Skills Week - Brussels),
Rami, J, (2016) VET Researcher Community Forum: Focus on VET Research - Strengthening the Evidence Base. [Chaired Session], VET European Business Forum (VET Skills Week - Brussels), Brussels , 07-DEC-16 - 09-DEC-16 [Details]
2011 36th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland,
Rami, J. Lorenzi F. (2011) Dialogical approaches to the learner/teacher relationship in teaching (and) assessment. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 36th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland, Dublin , 14-APR-11 - 17-DEC-16 [Details]
2015 ESAI (Educational Studies Association of Ireland) 40th Annual Conference,
Rami, J, Tobin, I, Gunning, S. (2015) Transitions Between Further & Higher Education - Symposium - Further Education in a time of Transition. [Conference Organising Committee Member], ESAI (Educational Studies Association of Ireland) 40th Annual Conference, Carton House, County Kildare , 09-APR-15 - 11-APR-15 [Details]
2015 The European Conference on Educational Research,
Rami, J, Tobin, I, Gunning, S. (2015) Look on every exit as being an entrance to somewhere else -Transitions from Further to Higher Education in Ireland (Proving Shakespeare wrong ). [Conference Organising Committee Member], The European Conference on Educational Research, Budapest, Hungary , 08-SEP-15 - 11-SEP-15 [Details]
2014 ESAI (Educational Studies Association of Ireland) Imagining and Innovating for Sustainable Futures; education in challenging times,
Rami, J. Berry, R. (2014) Challenging Assumptions A case study illuminating parental perceptions of education in a disadvantaged school, using traditional and gamified homework to illustrate parental involvement. . [], ESAI (Educational Studies Association of Ireland) Imagining and Innovating for Sustainable Futures; education in challenging times, Athlone, Ireland , 10-APR-14 - 12-APR-14 [Details]
2012 37th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland),
Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F (2012) Assessment in Higher Education – The Influence of the Bologna Process on Learning. [], 37th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland), University College Cork , 29-MAR-12 - 31-MAR-12 [Details]
2012 International Consortium for Educational Development, (ICED 2012),
Rami, J. (2012) Assessment for Transformation: Development & Sustainability of an innovative dialogical assessment framework. [Conference Organising Committee Member], International Consortium for Educational Development, (ICED 2012), Bangkok, Thailand , 22-JUL-12 - 25-JUL-12 [Details]
2012 22nd Annual ETEN Conference - 'Education Key Competences for the Future',
Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2012) The Development Holistic Professional Competence through assessment - Applying Constructivist and Reflective Assessment Practices In A Teacher-Training Programme. [], 22nd Annual ETEN Conference - 'Education Key Competences for the Future', Coimbra, Portugal , 19-APR-12 - 21-APR-12 [Details]
2012 The European Conference on Educational Research 2012,
Rami, J & Lorenzi, F. (2012) Dialogical Assessment: The Development And Adaptability Of An Innovative Dynamic Framework. [], The European Conference on Educational Research 2012, Cadiz, Spain , 17-SEP-12 - 21-SEP-12 [Details]
2011 36th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland),
Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2011) Dialogical approaches to the learner/teacher relationship in teaching (and) assessment. [], 36th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland), Dublin, Ireland , 14-APR-11 - 16-APR-11 [Details]
2010 The 35th ESAI Annual Conference:,
Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2010) Assessment without boundaries. [], The 35th ESAI Annual Conference:, Crown Plaza Hotel Dundalk, Dundalk, Ireland , 25-MAR-10 - 27-MAR-10 [Details]
2010 The Twelfth Annual CiCe Network Conference: Lifelong Learning and Active Citizenship,
Rami, J., Le Roy, E. & Karakatsani, D. (2010) Education for and Inclusive Europe: Movement within Europe. [], The Twelfth Annual CiCe Network Conference: Lifelong Learning and Active Citizenship, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain , 20-MAY-10 - 22-MAY-10 [Details]
2010 Migration & citizenship in Europe: University of Peloponnese,
Rami, J. (2010) Citizenship and Intercultural Education in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Migration & citizenship in Europe: University of Peloponnese, Dept of Political Science and International Relations, University of Peleponnese, Corinth, Gree , 28-APR-10 - 01-MAY-10 [Details]
2010 ECER (European Conference of Educational Research): Education and Cultural Change,
Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2010) Assessing the Assessment. [Conference Organising Committee Member], ECER (European Conference of Educational Research): Education and Cultural Change, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland , 24-AUG-10 - 26-AUG-10 [Details]
2009 ECER 2009: The European Educational Research Association annual conference: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research,
Rami,J. & Lorenzi, F. (2009) Assessment for the development of professional competence. [], ECER 2009: The European Educational Research Association annual conference: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria , 28-SEP-09 - 30-SEP-09 [Details]
2009 The 34th ESAI Annual Conference: Professional Education, Research, Practice and Learning,
Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F (2009) Assessment for professional Competence,. [], The 34th ESAI Annual Conference: Professional Education, Research, Practice and Learning, Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland , 02-APR-09 - 04-APR-09 [Details]
2009 ECER 2009: The European Educational Research Association annual conference: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research,
Rami, J. et al (2009) European Approaches to Enhance Permeability between Vocational and Higher Education through Accreditation of Learning Outcomes. [], ECER 2009: The European Educational Research Association annual conference: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria , 28-SEP-09 - 30-SEP-09 [Details]
2009 ECER 2009: The European Conference on Educational Research: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research,
Rami, J (2009) Recognition and accreditation of prior learning in the engineering sector in Ireland. [], ECER 2009: The European Conference on Educational Research: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria , 28-SEP-09 - 30-SEP-09 [Details]
2009 BERA (British Educational Research Association) annual conference,
Rami. J., Lorenzi. F. & Lalor J. (2009) The application of constructivist assessment practices in a teacher-training programme: a tool for developing professional competencies. [], BERA (British Educational Research Association) annual conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK , 02-SEP-09 - 05-SEP-09 [Details]
2008 The European Conference on Educational Research; Theme: From Teaching to Learning,
Rami, J & Lalor, J (2008) Recognition and Validation of Prior learning in Vocationally related Education in Ireland: Innovative Instruments for the Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes. [], The European Conference on Educational Research; Theme: From Teaching to Learning, University of Gothenburg. Gothenburg, Sweden , 10-SEP-08 - 19-SEP-08 [Details]
2008 Forging Identities : Past into Present,
Rami, J & Lalor, J. (2008) The Development of Identity in Education in a Culturally Diverse Setting. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Forging Identities : Past into Present, Dublin City Univeristy , 15-FEB-08 - 16-FEB-08 [Details]
2008 MESEA (The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas) Conference,
Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2008) Confronting the realities of immigration: how does the Irish education systems accommodate the rich diversity of it's student population. [], MESEA (The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas) Conference, University of Leiden, Netherlands , 25-JUN-08 - 28-JUN-08 [Details]
2008 10th Annual CiCe Conference,
Rami, J & Lalor, J (2008) he role of Culture in the development of Identity in diverse education settings. [], 10th Annual CiCe Conference, Istanbul Univeristy, Istanbul, Turkey , 28-MAY-08 - 31-MAY-08 [Details]
2008 ECER 2008: The European Conference on Educational Research : Theme: From Teaching to Learning?,
Rami, J. (2008) Innovative Instruments for the Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes in Europe – Symposium no. 298:. [Invited Oral Presentation], ECER 2008: The European Conference on Educational Research : Theme: From Teaching to Learning?, University of Gothenburg. Gothenburg, Sweden , 10-SEP-08 - 19-SEP-08 [Details]
2007 9th Annual CiCe Conference: Citizenship Education in Society -,
Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) Experiences of foreign nationals within the Irish Education sector. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 9th Annual CiCe Conference: Citizenship Education in Society -, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier III, Montpellier, France , 24-MAY-07 - 27-MAY-07 [Details]
2007 2nd Irish Evaluation Network National Conference: The relationship of evaluation to emerging approaches to quality assurance in organisations,
Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) Multiplicity of Methods in assessment as a form of Quality Assurance, Quality Control & Quality Improvement. [], 2nd Irish Evaluation Network National Conference: The relationship of evaluation to emerging approaches to quality assurance in organisations, Jurys Hotel, Ballsbriedge, Dublin. Ireland , 19-JAN-07 - 20-JAN-07 [Details]
2007 Second European Quality Assurance Forum Implementing and Using Quality Assurance: Strategy and Practice,
Rami, J & Lalor, J. (2007) Multiplicity of methods in assessment as a form of quality assurance, quality control & quality improvement. [], Second European Quality Assurance Forum Implementing and Using Quality Assurance: Strategy and Practice, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy , 15-NOV-07 - 18-NOV-07 [Details]
2007 New Voices in Irish Criticism - International Postgraduate Conference, 2007,
Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) Citizenship and Identity Education in Ireland: recent developments and possible futures. [], New Voices in Irish Criticism - International Postgraduate Conference, 2007, St Patrick’s Institute of Education, Dublin, Ireland , 20-APR-07 - 21-APR-07 [Details]
2007 Sociological Association of Ireland, Post Graduate Research Conference,
Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) Citizenship and Identity Education in Ireland: recent developments and possible futures’. [], Sociological Association of Ireland, Post Graduate Research Conference, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland , 04-NOV-07 - 04-NOV-07 [Details]
2007 9th annual CiCe Conference: Citizenship Education in Society -,
Rami, J (2007) Academic Freedom not Academic Assimilation - Higher Education and International Students. [], 9th annual CiCe Conference: Citizenship Education in Society -, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier III, Montpellier, France , 24-MAY-07 - 27-MAY-07 [Details]
2007 ESAI 32nd Annual Conference,
Rami, J., Lalor, J., & McNamara, G. (2007) Reflective practice as a means of ensuring Quality Assurance & Improvement in Assessment in Higher Education. [], ESAI 32nd Annual Conference, Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan, Ireland , 29-MAR-07 - 31-MAR-07 [Details]
2007 ECER 2007 : European Conference on Educational Research: Contested Qualities of Educational Research, European Conference on Education Research,
Rami, J. et al (2007) New approaches of assessment and quality in work-related learning. [], ECER 2007 : European Conference on Educational Research: Contested Qualities of Educational Research, European Conference on Education Research, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium , 19-SEP-07 - 21-SEP-07 [Details]
2006 8th Annual (CICE) Children's Identity and Citizenship Education in Europe Conference: Citizenship Education: Europe and the World,
Rami, J., Lalor, J. (2006) Citizenship & Identity Education in Ireland in the Post-Celtic Tiger era: Impacts & Possibilities. [], 8th Annual (CICE) Children's Identity and Citizenship Education in Europe Conference: Citizenship Education: Europe and the World, University of Latvia (Latvijas Universitate), Riga, Latvia , 25-MAY-06 - 27-MAY-06 [Details]
2005 ECER 2005: European Educational Research Association Annual Conference ,
Rami. J, Lalor, J. & McNamara. G. (2005) The Irish context: practice-oriented assessment in vocational education & training - current systems, new trends and future developments. [], ECER 2005: European Educational Research Association Annual Conference , University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland , 07-SEP-05 - 10-SEP-05 [Details]

Commissioned Report

  Year Publication
2017 Key issues and approaches to working with and supporting adult learners in the further Education and Training (FET) sector in Ireland - Focus on CPD: A report by FETRC, (Further Education & Training Research Centre).
Justin Rami, John lalor, Peter Teirnan, Francesca Lorenzi, Jane O'kelly (2017) Key issues and approaches to working with and supporting adult learners in the further Education and Training (FET) sector in Ireland - Focus on CPD: A report by FETRC, (Further Education & Training Research Centre). Commissioned Report [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2011 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit
2009 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit
2007 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit
2006 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
HEI FET Forum The Association of Qualifications Providers for FET Educators provides education and training and related supports to assist individuals to gain a range of employment, career, personal and social skills and qualifications at Levels 1-6 on the NFQ or equivalent, and is aimed at jobseekers, school leavers, labour market returners, employees, those interested in new career direction, those wishing to access ‘second chance’ education, those wishing to re-engage in learning and to prepare school-leavers and others for higher education. FET also plays an important role in helping people to lead fulf /
FE-HE Network support ATP related to HE & FE /
Critical Engagement with Research Panel - Teaching Council The Council is happy to confirm that a panel of registered teachers and HEI staff members has agreed to assist in the process of facilitating critical engagement by teachers with research. This is being done in co-operation with #edchatie, the Twitter forum that discusses topical educational issues each Monday evening. 01-JAN-13 / 30-NOV-18
VETNET VETNET was founded in the year 1996 as Network 2 of EERA European Educational Research Association. The founding meeting took place in the context of ECER’96 in Sevilla. VETNET focuses on primarily on European research in Vocational Education and Training (VET). Based on our initial agreement the VETNET has been open for different approaches to VET research /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
University Standards Committee upholding, maintaining and developing the DCU University Academic Standards / Ongoing
Academic Council ADTL 2016 / Ongoing

Research Interests

Justin’s current research expertise is in the area of Further and Vocational Education and Training, with a focus on Assessment & Feedback in education. Dr Rami has published over 60 articles, books and chapters relating to FET, vocational education, apprenticeship, assessment & feedback, quality assurance and accreditation. He has 16 year’s experience working on national and international research projects focusing on Assessment, RPL, Qualification Frameworks, Accreditation and Transfer and Progression -  with an special interatied in life long learning issues.  Other current and recent research work focuses on Curriculum Reform, Vocational Education and Training, European vocational education and training, Apprenticeships, Gender Equality, Training, Citizenship and Diversity.

He is a recipient of DCU's Teaching & Learning Award in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 and was awarded the President's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2018. Justin's background is in Development / Community Arts and Education and he has worked as a teacher/trainer &  researcher across the EU and Nigeria, Egypt, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Japan, Croatia, Bosnia and India.

Research Projects

  Title Funder From - To Role Award
Research Paper: Working with FET Learners SOLAS (Further Education and Training Authority) 13-SEP-16 - 18-NOV-16 DCU PI 5,984.96
CrediCare EU Leonardo 01-OCT-11 - 30-SEP-13 DCU PI 73,420.00
Credivoc European Commission 01-SEP-07 - 01-SEP-09 PI 36,615.00
SCoTENS - Examining Assessment Procedures for Trainee Teachers: A Comparision The Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North & South 01-MAY-07 - 31-DEC-07 DCU PI 2,088.00
QualPraxis European Commission 01-SEP-03 - 01-SEP-06 Co-PI 89,478.00

Contract Researchers

  Researcher Name Project Role Funding Body
Carl Sheridan P4LLL-Tec Masters (Research) Student

Current Postgraduate Students

  Student Degree Type Supervision Type
Skerritt , Pamela PhD-track Supervisor

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2020 Description of 2020_ES007 ES007Subject of 2020_ES007
2020 Description of 2020_ES506 ES506Subject of 2020_ES506
2020 Microteaching and Teaching Preparation ES114Microteaching and Teaching Preparation
2020 Description of 2020_ES135 ES135Subject of 2020_ES135
2020 Description of 2020_ES137 ES137Subject of 2020_ES137
2020 Assessment and Feedback ES204Assessment and Feedback
2020 Description of 2020_ES222 ES222Subject of 2020_ES222
2020 Leadership and the Learning Organisation ES316Leadership and the Learning Organisation
2020 Professional Development & Lifelong Learning ES328Professional Development & Lifelong Learning
2020 Philosophical Perspectives on Education ES331Philosophical Perspectives on Education