Martin Brown

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Contact Details

Research Director


E: martin.brown@dcu.ie


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School of Policy and Practice
Institute of Education, Dublin City University
St Patrick's Campus
D09DY00

E: martin.brown@dcu.ie

Biography

Martin Brown, School of Policy and Practice, the Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection (EQI) DCU Institute of Education and elected member of the Centre for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is a specialist in educational evaluation and assessment and has planned and led evaluations in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Europe and the Middle East; working for, among others, the Dept. of Education and Skills (Ireland), the State Education Development Agency (Latvia) and the United Arab Emirates government. He is research director at the Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection (EQI), an external advisor to the Teaching Council of Ireland and the inaugural recipient of the John Coolahan SCOTENS award for research into Teacher Education, North and South.

Martin has a B.Sc and H.Ed from NUI Maynooth and an M.Sc and PhD from Dublin City University. 

Research Interests
Research Interests include Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment, Comparative Education, School Inspection, School Self-Evaluation, Programme Evaluation, Policy Influences in Education, Inclusion in Education. Martin also has a research interest in teaching and learning in digital environments having designed and developed online Teacher CPD programmes for the PDST and PDST Technology in Education on priority government initiatives such as School Self Evaluation and ePortfolios for Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Current Funded Research Projects
Martin is the project coordinator/PI for the following funded research projects: (1) Erasmus+ Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools(DEAPS); (2) Erasmus+ Supervising schools in the 21st Century; (3) Erasmus+ Supporting Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Leadership in Schools (CRELES);(4) Erasmus+ Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools (ACRAS); (5)  Integrating co-professional evaluation through civic engagement in Northern Ireland; (6) SCOTENS - Readiness and Practice (RAP): An investigation of ITE Students’ Readiness and Practice for Assessment and Evaluation in a Digital World.


Books

  Year Publication
2019 Classroom Assessment that Recognises Cultural Difference - A European Perspective a.
Brown, M., Altrichter, H., Nayir, F., Nortvedt, G., Burns, D., Fellner, M., Gloppen, S.K., Helm, C., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., Punzenberger, B., Skedsmo, G. and Wiese, E.F. (2019) Classroom Assessment that Recognises Cultural Difference - A European Perspective a. Dublin: The Centre for Evaluation Quality,and Inspection. [DOI] [Details]
2019 Classroom Assessment that Recognises Cultural Difference - A European Perspective.
Brown, M., Altrichter, H., Nayir, F., Nortvedt, G., Burns, D., Fellner, M., Gloppen, S.K., Helm, C., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., Punzenberger, B., Skedsmo, G. and Wiese, E.F. (2019) Classroom Assessment that Recognises Cultural Difference - A European Perspective. Dublin: EQI. [DOI] [Details]
2019 Sharing the impact of shaped professional learning networks in challenging times.
Shevlin, P., Brown, M., McNamara, and O'Hara, J. (2019) Sharing the impact of shaped professional learning networks in challenging times. Dublin: The Centre for Evaluation Quality,and Inspection. [Details]
2017 Evaluation of the PDST ePortfolio initiative: Integrating ePortfolios in Education.
Brown, M., McNamara,G., O'Hara, J., O'Brien, S., Poole, P,, and Burns, D. (2017) Evaluation of the PDST ePortfolio initiative: Integrating ePortfolios in Education. Dublin: EQI. [Details]
2015 School Inspection in a Polycentric Context: The case of Northern Ireland.
Brown, M., McNamra,G., and O Hara, J (2015) School Inspection in a Polycentric Context: The case of Northern Ireland. Dublin: EQI. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'Exploring parent and student engagement in School Self Evaluation in four European Countries'
Brown, M.; McNamara, G.; Cinqir, S.; Faddar, J.; Figueiredo, M.P.; vanhoof, J.; O'Hara, J.; Skerritt, C.; O'Brien, S.; Kurum, G.; Ramalho, H.; Rocha, J. (2020) 'Exploring parent and student engagement in School Self Evaluation in four European Countries'. EUROPEAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL, [Details]
2020 'Polycentric inspection: A catalyst for sparking positive interactions in educational networks'
Brown M.;McNamara G.;O’Hara J.;Shevlin P. (2020) 'Polycentric inspection: A catalyst for sparking positive interactions in educational networks'. Evaluation (London, England : 1995), 26 (1):76-97 [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Policy and Practice: Including Parents and Students in School Self-Evaluation'
Brown, M.; McNamara, G.; O’Brien,S.; Skerritt, C.;O’Hara, J. (2020) 'Policy and Practice: Including Parents and Students in School Self-Evaluation'. Irish Educational Studies, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Teachers responding to cultural diversity: case studies on assessment practices, challenges and experiences in secondary schools in Austria, Ireland, Norway and Turkey'
Herzog-Punzenberger B.;Altrichter H.;Brown M.;Burns D.;Nortvedt G.A.;Skedsmo G.;Wiese E.;Nayir F.;Fellner M.;McNamara G.;O’Hara J. (2020) 'Teachers responding to cultural diversity: case studies on assessment practices, challenges and experiences in secondary schools in Austria, Ireland, Norway and Turkey'. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'A CONTINUUM OF APPROACHES TO SCHOOL INSPECTIONS: CASES FROM EUROPE'
Simeonova, R;Parvanova, Y;Brown, M;McNamara, G;Gardezi, S;O'Hara, J;Blanco, LD;Kechri, Z;Beniata, E (2020) 'A CONTINUUM OF APPROACHES TO SCHOOL INSPECTIONS: CASES FROM EUROPE'. Pedagogika-Pedagogy, 92 :487-506 [Details]
2020 'Aiding culturally responsive assessment in schools in a globalising world'
Nortvedt, GA;Wiese, E;Brown, M;Burns, D;McNamara, G;O'Hara, J;Altrichter, H;Fellner, M;Herzog-Punzenberger, B;Nayir, F;Taneri, PO (2020) 'Aiding culturally responsive assessment in schools in a globalising world'. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 32 :5-27 [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Distributed Evaluation in Schools: Expanding the Self in Self-evaluation'
Vanhoof, J.; Faddar, J.; Brown, M. (2020) 'Distributed Evaluation in Schools: Expanding the Self in Self-evaluation'. 12 [Details]
2020 'Learning by doing: evaluating the key features of a professional development intervention for teachers in data-use, as part of whole school self-evaluation process'
O’Brien, S., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J. & Brown, M. (2020) 'Learning by doing: evaluating the key features of a professional development intervention for teachers in data-use, as part of whole school self-evaluation process'. Professional Development in Education, [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Evaluating the impact of distributed culturally responsive leadership in a disadvantaged rural primary school in Ireland'
Brown,M., McNamara, G., O’Hara,J., Hood,S., Burns,D., and Kurum, G. (2019) 'Evaluating the impact of distributed culturally responsive leadership in a disadvantaged rural primary school in Ireland'. EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION (now EMAL), 47 (3):457-474 [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Parent and student voice in evaluation and planning in schools'
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Brien, S., Skerritt, C., O’Hara, J., Faddar, J.,  Cinqir, S., Vanhoof, J., Figueiredo, M., Kurum, G.  (2019) 'Parent and student voice in evaluation and planning in schools'. Improving Schools, [DOI] [Details]
2019 'The potential, limitations and evaluation of education networks in a monocentric system'
O'Hara, J.,Brown,M., McNamara, G., Shevlin, P. (2019) 'The potential, limitations and evaluation of education networks in a monocentric system'. Educational Research, 38 (1):33-52 [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Progressing culturally responsive assessment for higher education institutions'
Burns D.;Brown M.;O’hara J.;McNamara G. (2019) 'Progressing culturally responsive assessment for higher education institutions'. Diversity in Higher Education, 23 :63-85 [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Assessment with and for Migration Background Students-Cases from Europe'
Nayir, F., Brown, M., McNamara, G., Nortvedt, G., Burns, D., O'Hara, J.. and Skedsmo, G. (2019) 'Assessment with and for Migration Background Students-Cases from Europe'. Egitim Arastirmalari - Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, (79):39-68 [DOI] [Details]
2019 'All aboard or still at check-in? Teacher educators’ use of digital technologies: Lessons from a small island'
Roulston S.;Cowan P.;Brown M.;Austin R.;O’Hara J. (2019) 'All aboard or still at check-in? Teacher educators’ use of digital technologies: Lessons from a small island'. Education and Information Technologies, [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Irish teachers, starting on a journey of data use for school self-evaluation'
O'Brien, S.,McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. and Brown, M. (2019) 'Irish teachers, starting on a journey of data use for school self-evaluation'. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 60 (March 2019):1-13 [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Integrated co-professional evaluation? Converging approaches to school evaluation across frontiers'
Brown M.;McNamara G.;Ohara J.;O'Brien S.;Faddar J. (2018) 'Integrated co-professional evaluation? Converging approaches to school evaluation across frontiers'. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 43 (12):76-90 [Details]
2018 'Challenges and supports towards the integration of ePortfolios in education. Lessons to be learned from Ireland'
Poole P.;Brown M.;McNamara G.;O'Hara J.;O'Brien S.;Burns D. (2018) 'Challenges and supports towards the integration of ePortfolios in education. Lessons to be learned from Ireland'. Heliyon, 4 (11) [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Adopting and adapting: school leaders in the age of data-informed decision making'
Young C.;McNamara G.;Brown M.;O’Hara J. (2018) 'Adopting and adapting: school leaders in the age of data-informed decision making'. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 30 (2):133-158 [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Is it all memory recall? An empirical investigation of intellectual skill requirements in Leaving Certificate examination papers in Ireland'
Burns D.;Devitt A.;McNamara G.;O’Hara J.;Brown M. (2018) 'Is it all memory recall? An empirical investigation of intellectual skill requirements in Leaving Certificate examination papers in Ireland'. Irish Educational Studies, :1-22 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Evaluation and decentralised governance: Examples of inspections in polycentric education systems'
Ehren, M. C. M., Janssens, F. J. G., Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J. and Shevlin, P. (2017) 'Evaluation and decentralised governance: Examples of inspections in polycentric education systems'. Journal of Educational Change, [DOI] [Details]
2017 'External specialist support for school self-evaluation: Testing a model of support in Irish post-primary schools'
O'Brien, S., McNamara, G., O Hara, J., and Brown, M. (2017) 'External specialist support for school self-evaluation: Testing a model of support in Irish post-primary schools'. EVALUATION: INT. JOURNAL OF THEORY, RESEARCH & PRACTICE, 23 (1):61-79 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Exploring the Changing Face of School Inspections'
Brown, M;McNamara, G;O'Hara, J;O'Brien, S (2016) 'Exploring the Changing Face of School Inspections'. Egitim Arastirmalari - Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, :1-26 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Quality and the rise of value-added in education: The case of Ireland'
Brown M.;McNamara G.;O'Hara J. (2016) 'Quality and the rise of value-added in education: The case of Ireland'. Policy Futures in Education, 14 (6):810-829 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 'Ireland'
Boyle R., O’Hara J., McNamara G., Brown M. (2020) 'Ireland' In: Stockmann R., Meyer W., Taube L (eds). The Institutionalisation of Evaluation in Europe. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Progressing culturally responsive assessment for higher education institutions'
Burns, D., Brown, M., O'Hara, J. and McNamara, G. (2019) 'Progressing culturally responsive assessment for higher education institutions' In: Raphael Heaggans, Henry T. Frierson (eds). Diversity and Triumphs of Navigating the Terrain of Academe: International Perspectives. US Open access: Emerald Publishing Limited. [Details]
2017 'Inspectors and the Process of Self-Evaluation in Ireland'
Brown, M., McNamara,G., O Hara, J and O'Brien,S (2017) 'Inspectors and the Process of Self-Evaluation in Ireland' In: Jacqueline Baxter (eds). School inspectors: Operational challenges in National Policy Contexts. London: Springer. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'De inbreng van externe partijen in schoolzelfevaluaties : de Republiek Ierland als casus'
Faddar, J., Brown, M., O'Brien, S., McNamara, G., and O'Hara, J. (2017) 'De inbreng van externe partijen in schoolzelfevaluaties : de Republiek Ierland als casus' In: Vanhoof, J. en De Ruytter, Geertrui (eds). De rol van externen bij kwaliteitszorg : vreemde ogen doen spreken. Brussels: Politeia:UITGEVERIJ. [Details]
2016 'Teacher Accountability in Education – The Irish Experiment'
Brown,M., McNamra,G. and O Hara,J. (2016) 'Teacher Accountability in Education – The Irish Experiment' In: Walsh, B (eds). Essays in the History of Irish Education. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [DOI] [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2020 The Co-existence of Parent and Student Voice in School Self Evaluation – Final Report: Erasmus Plus Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools (DEAPS).
Brown, M., Cinqir, S., Faddar, J., Figueiredo, M., Kurum, G., Vanhoof, J., Gardezi, S. McNamara, G., O'Hara, Skerritt, C., Ramalho, H. O'Brien, S., and Rocha, J (2020) The Co-existence of Parent and Student Voice in School Self Evaluation – Final Report: Erasmus Plus Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools (DEAPS). EQI, Dublin. [Details]
2019 Making meaning of Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools.
Brown, M., Cinqir, S., Faddar, J., Figueiredo, M., Kurum, G., Vanhoof, J., McNamara, G., O'Hara, Ramalho, H., Skerritt, C., O'Brien, S., and Rocha, J (2019) Making meaning of Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools. EQI, Dublin. [Details]
2020 Training Module to Enhance Distributed Evaluation and Planning in European Schools – EQI, Dublin.
Brown, M., Gardezi, S. Cinqir, S., Faddar, J., Figueiredo, M., Kurum, G., Vanhoof, J., McNamara, G., O'Hara, Ramalho, H. Skerritt, C., O'Brien, S. and Rocha, J, (2020) Training Module to Enhance Distributed Evaluation and Planning in European Schools – EQI, Dublin. EQI, Dublin. [Details]
2020 A User-Friendly Toolkit for School Self Evaluation and Improvement.
Castillo Blanco, L.; Brown, M., Simeonova, R.; Ovadias, S.; Guerrero Castro, I.; Parvanova, Y.; Gardezi, S.; Sanz Miguel, A.; Martín, A.; Reyes Pastor, P.A.; Terán Mostazo (2020) A User-Friendly Toolkit for School Self Evaluation and Improvement. Ministry of Education, Junta De Extremedura. Spain, Spain. [Details]
2020 Readiness and Practice to Teach and Learn in a Digital World. A North, South Perspective.
Cowan, M.; Brown, M.; Roluston, S.; Farrell, M. (2020) Readiness and Practice to Teach and Learn in a Digital World. A North, South Perspective. The Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCOTENS), Bangor. [Details]
2020 Parents Coping with Covid-19. Global Messages from Parents of Post-Primary Children across Ireland.
Roulston, S.; Tagart, S.; Brown, M. (2020) Parents Coping with Covid-19. Global Messages from Parents of Post-Primary Children across Ireland. University of Ulster, Bangor. [Details]
2019 A Training Module to enhance Culturally Responsive Assessment in Educational Settings.
Burns, D., Brown, M., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., Altrichter, H., Nayir, F., Nortvedt, G., Fellner, M., Helm, C., Punzenberger, B., Skedsmo, G. and Wiese, E.F. (2019) A Training Module to enhance Culturally Responsive Assessment in Educational Settings. EQI, Dublin. [DOI] [Details]
2019 Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment. A User-Friendly Handbook for Culturally Responsive Assessment in Educational Settings.
Burns, D., Brown, M., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., Altrichter, H., Nayir, F., Nortvedt, G., Fellner, M., Helm, C., Punzenberger, B., Skedsmo, G. and Wiese, E.F. (2019) Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment. A User-Friendly Handbook for Culturally Responsive Assessment in Educational Settings. EQI, Dublin. [DOI] [Details]
2018 Exploring Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices in European Schools - Interim Report.
Brown, M., Altrichter, H., Nayir, F., Nortvedt, G., Burns, D., Fellner, M., Gloppen, S.K., Helm, C., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., Punzenberger, B., Skedsmo, G. and Wiese, E.F. (2018) Exploring Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices in European Schools - Interim Report. EQI, EU. [DOI] [Details]
2018 Teacher Education Tutors’ Practice in ICT: North and South.
Austin, R., Brown, M., Cowan, P., Roulston, S. and O'Hara. J. (2018) Teacher Education Tutors’ Practice in ICT: North and South. SCOTENS: Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South, Armagh: Northern Ireland. [Details]
2018 A Review and Evaluation of NUI Uversity Collaborative Model of Higher Education Provision through the M.A. in Creative Process.
O'Hara, J., Sweetman, B., Freir, D. Brown, M., and McNamara, G. (2018) A Review and Evaluation of NUI Uversity Collaborative Model of Higher Education Provision through the M.A. in Creative Process. CENTRE FOR EVALUATION, QUALITY AND INSPECTION, DCU, DCU/NUI. [Details]
2017 Evaluation and Distributed Evaluation and Planning Strategies (DEAPS) in Irish Schools (Working Paper No.1).
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J., O'Brien, S. and Skerritt, C. (2017) Evaluation and Distributed Evaluation and Planning Strategies (DEAPS) in Irish Schools (Working Paper No.1). Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection, Dublin City University, Dublin. [Details]
2017 Evaluation and Distributed Evaluation and Planning Strategies (DEAPS) in Irish Schools (Working Paper No.1).
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J. O'Brien, S. and Skerritt, C. (2017) Evaluation and Distributed Evaluation and Planning Strategies (DEAPS) in Irish Schools (Working Paper No.1). EQI, Dublin. [Details]
2017 Systematic Literature Review of culturally responsive assessment in schools.
Burns, D., Brown, M., McNamara, G. and O’Hara, J. (2017) Systematic Literature Review of culturally responsive assessment in schools. EQI, EQI. [Details]
2017 Assessment And Diversity In Irish Schools.
Burns, D., Brown, M., McNamara, G. and O’Hara, J. (2017) (2017) Assessment And Diversity In Irish Schools. EQI, Dublin. [Details]
2016 Notes on a Small Island: National Survey Results of Principals Attitudes Towards School Self-Evaluation (2014-2015).
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. and O'Brien, S. (2016) Notes on a Small Island: National Survey Results of Principals Attitudes Towards School Self-Evaluation (2014-2015). EQI - Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection, Dublin, Dublin. [Details]
2013 Written Evidence - Inquiry into the Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI).
Martin Brown (2013) Written Evidence - Inquiry into the Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI). Northern Ireland Assembly, Northern Ireland. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2020 Eurasian Educational Research Congress - The Future of Education and Transversal Skills,
Brown. M. (2020) Global Messages From The Edge Of Europe and Beyond. The Practical Challenges and Realities Of Educating Children During The COVID-19 Pandemic. [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], Eurasian Educational Research Congress - The Future of Education and Transversal Skills, Online , 10-SEP-20 - 13-SEP-20 [Details]
2020 The 6th Arab Gulf Teachers Forum - Moving to hybrid learning model in k-12,
Brown, M. (2020) Quality of Digital Life in Hybrid Learning. [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], The 6th Arab Gulf Teachers Forum - Moving to hybrid learning model in k-12, Online , 22-AUG-20 - 26-AUG-20 [Details]
2020 World Education Research Association (WERA),
Brown, Martin; Altrichter, Herbert; Rodríguez Conde, María José; Bogdanovich Shiyan, Igor; Gardezi, Sarah; Herzog-Punzenberger, Barbara; Zangrando, Valentina; Vorobyova, Irina; McNamara, Gerry; O'Hara, Joe; Postlbauer, Alexandra; Александровна, Миляева Дарья (2020) The place of culturally responsive Leadership in Schools - A comparative analysis of four countries. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], World Education Research Association (WERA), Online , 07-JUL-20 - 09-JUL-20 [Details]
2020 American Educational Research Ass., Annual Conference,
Altrichter, H., Herzog-Punzenberger, B., Brown M., Nortvedt, G., Nayir, F., Burns, D., Wiese, E., Mcnamara, G. P., O'Hara, J., Fellner, M., Skedsmo, G., Gloppen, S. K. & Helm, C. (2020) Assessment Policies, Practices, and Constraints in Multicultural Classrooms: Global Messages Across Four Assessment Regimes. [Oral Presentation], American Educational Research Ass., Annual Conference, Chicago , 17-APR-20 - 21-APR-20 [Details]
2020 European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities,
Gardezi, S.; Brown, M.; McNamara, G.; O'Hara, J. (2020) The Evolution of School Self-Evaluation in the Irish education system From 2003 to the Present. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities, Online , 23-AUG-20 - 28-AUG-20 [Details]
2020 European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online),
Simeonova, R.; Parvanova, Y.; Brown, M.; del Castillo Blanco, L.; Kechri, Z. (2020) A Continuum of Approaches to School Inspections: Cases from Europe. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online), Online , 23-AUG-20 - 28-AUG-20 [Details]
2020 European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online),
Cowan, P.; Farrell, R.; Roulston, S.; Brown, M.; Taggart, S.; Donlon, E. (2020) Virtual Reality in Initial Teacher Education - A Model of Professional Development. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online), Online , 23-AUG-20 - 28-AUG-20 [Details]
2020 European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online),
O'Brien, S.; McNamara, G.; O'Hara, J.; Brown, M. (2020) Students As Co-researchers In A School Self-evaluation Process. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online), Online , 23-AUG-20 - 28-AUG-20 [Details]
2020 European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online),
Skerritt, C.; O'Hara, J.; Brown, M.; O'Brien, S.; McNamara, G. (2020) How School Self-Evaluation is Enacted in Irish Schools. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online), Online , 23-AUG-20 - 28-SEP-20 [Details]
2020 European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online),
Skerritt, C.; O'Hara, J.; Brown, M.; McNamara, G.; O'Brien, S. (2020) Student Voice and Classroom Practice in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Educational Research Association - Educational Research (Re)connecting Communities (Online), Online , 23-AUG-20 - 28-AUG-20 [Details]
2020 Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities),
Brown, M.; O’Brien, S.; McNamara, G.; O’Hara, J.; Skerritt, C. (2020) Towards clarity on the perceived role of parent and student voice in School Evaluation - The case of Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities), Online , 03-SEP-20 - 05-SEP-20 [Details]
2020 Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities),
Burns, D.; Brown, M.; McNamara, G.; O’Hara, J. (2020) Culturally Responsive School Leadership. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities), Online , 03-SEP-20 - 05-SEP-20 [Details]
2020 Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities),
O'Kelly, J.; Brown, M.; Tiernan, P.; O’Hara, J.; Tiernan,P.; O’Hara,J.; McNamara, G.; Skerrott,C. (2020) The rise of Intrapreneurship in Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities), Online , 03-SEP-20 - 05-SEP-20 [Details]
2020 Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities),
O’Brien, S.; Brown,M.; McNamara, G.; O’Hara, J. (2020) Student participation in school self-evaluation: comparing two approaches. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland - Opening up Education Education (Options, Obstacles and opportunities), Online , 03-SEP-20 - 05-SEP-20 [Details]
2020 International Conference for School Improvement and Effectiveness conference 2020,
Faddar, J., Vanhoof, J., Brown, M., Figueiredo, M., Cinkir, S., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. (2020) The Role of Stakeholders in School Self-Evaluation. From Mere Consultation to Meaningful Participation?. [Oral Presentation], International Conference for School Improvement and Effectiveness conference 2020, Morocco , 06-JAN-20 - 10-JAN-20 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Brown, M., Nayir, F., McNamara, G., Altrichter, H., Burns, D. and Nortvedt, G. (2019) Issues And Practices For The Asessment Of Migrant Background Students In Four European Countries A Quantitative Analysis. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Figueiredo, M; Brown, M; Faddar, J; O’Hara, J; Ramalho, H; Rocha, J (2019) Towards a Conceptual Framework for Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association- Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Cowan, P; Brown, M; Roulston, S; Farrell, R (2019) Readiness and Practice (RAP): Sounding out ITE Students’ Readiness to Teach with Digital Technology. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association- Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Altrichter, H; Brown, M; Burns, D; Herzog- Punzenberger, B; Nayir, F; Wiese, E (2019) Coping With Student Diversity In Assessment Situations. Cases From Europe. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Burns, D; Brown, M; McNamara, G; O’Hara, J (2019) An online professional development course on culturally responsive assessment for the Faculty of Education, Dublin City University. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Faddar, J; Vanhoof, J; Brown, M; Figueiredo, M; Cinkir, S; O’Brien, S; (2019) Stakeholder Voice in School Self-Evaluation. From mere consultation towards active participation?. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Roulston, S; Cowan, P; Brown, M; Farrell, R; Taggart, S (2019) Virtual and Augmented Reality and Initial Teacher Education students: Novelty or Game Changer. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
O’Brien, S; Brown, M; O’Hara, J; McNamara, G; Skerritt, C (2019) A Pragmatic Model Of Professional Development: Training Teachers To Lead Whole School Self-evaluation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future,
Skerritt, C; Brown, M; McNamara, G; O’Hara, J; O’Brien, S; Kurum, G (2019) Stakeholder Voice And Quality In Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Educational Research Association - Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future, University of Hamburg , 02-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 ECER 2019 'Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future',
Roulston, S., Taggart, S., Brown, M., Cowan, P., Farrell, R., & Donlon, E (2019) Virtual and Augmented Reality and Initial Teacher Education students: Novelty or Game Changer. [Oral Presentation], ECER 2019 'Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future', Hamburg, Germany , 03-SEP-19 - 06-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 American Educational Research Association,
Brown, M., O'Hara, J., Altrichter,H., Skedsmo,G.,Nayir,F.,McNamara,G.,Burns,D.,Fellner,M.,Helm,C.,Wiese,E.,Herzog-Punzenberger,B. and Kristin-Gloppin,S. (2019) Exploring Assessment Policies and Practices for Students With a Migrant Background. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada , 05-APR-19 - 10-APR-19 [Details]
2019 American Educational Research Association,
O'Hara, J, Brown, M., Ehren, M, McNamara, G.,Svensson, J., Simeonova,R.,Godfrey,D. and Parvanova,Y. (2019) Accountability of Educational Networks: Findings From Four Case Studies. [Oral Presentation], American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada , 05-APR-19 - 09-APR-19 [Details]
2019 CREA Fifth International Conference: Intersectionality as Critical Inquiry, Method and Practice: Moving Beyond Nominal Categories and False Dichotomies in Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessme,
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. and Burns, D. (2019) Culturally Responsive Assessment in Secondary Schools: Case Studies from Europe during turbulent times. [Conference Organising Committee Member], CREA Fifth International Conference: Intersectionality as Critical Inquiry, Method and Practice: Moving Beyond Nominal Categories and False Dichotomies in Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessme, Chicago Illinois , 27-MAR-19 - 29-MAR-19 [Details]
2019 CREA V- Intersectionality as Critical Inquiry, Method and Practice: Moving Beyond Nominal Categories and False Dichotomies in Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment,
Brown, M., Burns, D., O'Hara, J. and McNamara.G. (2019) Positioning Culturally Responsive Assessment in Higher Educations – A Strategic response from EQI, The Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection – Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], CREA V- Intersectionality as Critical Inquiry, Method and Practice: Moving Beyond Nominal Categories and False Dichotomies in Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment, Chicago Illinois , 27-MAR-19 - 29-APR-19 [Details]
2019 ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge,
Brown, M., McNamara,G., O'Hara, J. and Burns, D. (2019) Exploring Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices in Irish Classrooms Cases from the front line. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge, St. Angela’s College, Sligo , 11-APR-19 - 13-APR-19 [Details]
2019 ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge,
O'Brien, S., Brown, M., McNamara, G. and O'Hara, J. (2019) Post-primary students as co-researchers in School Self- Evaluation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge, St. Angela’s College, Sligo , 11-APR-19 - 13-APR-19 [Details]
2019 ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge,
O'Hara, J., O'Brien, S., Brown, M., McNamara, G. and Skeritt, C. (2019) A pragmatic model of professional development for school self-evaluation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge, St. Angela’s College, Sligo , 11-APR-19 - 13-APR-19 [Details]
2019 ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge,
Burns, D., Brown, M., McNamara, G. and O'Hara, J. (2019) Positioning assessment reform in second level education in Ireland in the context of international developments. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge, St. Angela’s College, Sligo , 11-APR-19 - 13-APR-19 [Details]
2019 ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge,
McNamara, G., Brown, M.,O’Hara, J., O’Brien, S., and Skerritt, C. (2019) From policy to advocacy to reality – Exploring the benefits and challenges of parent and student voice in School Evaluation. Cases from Europe. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge, St. Angela’s College, Sligo , 11-APR-19 - 13-APR-19 [Details]
2019 ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge,
Cowan, P., Brown, M., Roulston, S., and Farrell, R. (2019) Readiness and Practice – An evaluation of Initial Teacher Education Students’ Readiness and Practice to teach and learn in a digital world. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ESAI Conference 2019 - Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge, St. Angela’s College, Sligo , 11-APR-19 - 13-APR-19 [Details]
2019 IPDA Ireland: Re-imagining professional learning in the Irish Context: A space for critical conversations around professional development and learning,,
Brown, M. (2019) Investigating the Conditions Necessary for Effective Professional Learning Networks. [Invited Oral Presentation], IPDA Ireland: Re-imagining professional learning in the Irish Context: A space for critical conversations around professional development and learning,, DCU Institute of Education , 20-FEB-19 - 20-FEB-19 [Details]
2019 University College London Seminar Series: Towards equity and validity in school self-evaluation and student assessment practices,
Brown, M. (2019) Towards clarity on Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices across Frontiers. [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], University College London Seminar Series: Towards equity and validity in school self-evaluation and student assessment practices, University College London, Institute of Education , 22-JAN-19 - 22-JAN-19 [Details]
2018 UNESCO Regional Centre for Educational Planning Conference 2018: Instructional Leadership: Preparing and Supporting School Leaders to Promote School Effectiveness,
Brown,M. (2018) From the Meso to the Macro to the Micro: Re-conceptualizing School Leadership and Support across Frontiers - The Case of Ireland. [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], UNESCO Regional Centre for Educational Planning Conference 2018: Instructional Leadership: Preparing and Supporting School Leaders to Promote School Effectiveness, Ajman: United Arab Emirates , 01-NOV-18 - 05-NOV-18 [Details]
2018 10th International Educational Supervision Congress,
Kurum, G., Cinqir, S., Brown, M.. McNamara, G., Faddar, J., and Figueredo, M. (2018) A Comparative analysis of Parent/Student Participation in the Context of Distributed School Evaluation and Planning Across Four European Countries. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 10th International Educational Supervision Congress, Antalya - Turkey , 06-DEC-18 - 08-DEC-18 [Details]
2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA): The Dreams, possibilities and necessities of Public Education,
Brown, M., O'Hara, J., and McNamara, G. (2018) The beginning of the end of quiescence. The possibilities and conditions necessary for Polycentric evaluation. [Invited Oral Presentation], American Educational Research Association (AERA): The Dreams, possibilities and necessities of Public Education, New York , 13-APR-18 - 17-APR-18 [Details]
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education,
Brown,M., Nayir, F., Burns, D., McNamara, G., and O’Hara, J. (2018) Values & purpose of assessment across frontiers: a comparative analysis of culturally responsive assessment practices in four European countries. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education, Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 European Conference for Educational Research,
Brown, M., Faddar, J., Figueiredo, M., Cinkir, S., O'Brien, S. & Skerritt, C. (2018) Towards Distributed Evaluation and Planning (DEAPS) in Schools - Cases from Europe. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Conference for Educational Research, Bolzano, Italy: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano [Details]
2018 International Professional Development Association, Annual Conference,
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., Shevlin, P., and O'Brien, S. (2018) From orthodoxy to reality - investigating the conditions necessary for professional learning networks - lessons from Northern Ireland. [Oral Presentation], International Professional Development Association, Annual Conference, Birmingham, England , 16-NOV-18 - 17-NOV-18 [Details]
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education,
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J., Shevlin, P., and Ehren, M. (2018) From professional learning communities to Evaluation of Professional learning communities - Results from a three-year case study on network governance in education. [Oral Presentation], Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education, Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 International Conference on Mobile Technology in Education,
Brown,M., Austin, R., Cowan,P., O’Hara, J., & Roulston, S. (2018) Bridging the Gap: An Investigation of ITE Tutors use of Digital Technologies for ITE Preparation on the Island of Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Conference on Mobile Technology in Education, NUI Galway , 19-JAN-18 - 20-JAN-18 [Details]
2018 European Conference for Educational Research,
Burns, D., Brown, M.,Nortvedt, G., Nayir, F., Altrichter , H. and O'Hara, J. (2018) Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools: A Conceptual Framework. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Conference for Educational Research, Bolzano, Italy , 04-SEP-18 - 08-SEP-18 [Details]
2018 European Conference for Educational Research,
Cowan, P., Roulston, S., Brown, M., O'Hara, J. and Austin, R. (2018) Meet the Neighbours across Ireland’s border: Discovering Pre-service Initial Teacher Education Tutors’ ICT Competence. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Conference for Educational Research, Bolzano, Italy , 04-SEP-18 - 08-SEP-18 [Details]
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland: Values and Purpose in Education. 41st Annual Conference,
Dr. Denise Burns, Dr. Martin Brown, Prof. Joe O'Hara, Prof Gerry McNamara (2018) Progressing Culturally Responsive Assessment for Higher Education: A strategic response at DCU Institute of Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Education Studies Association of Ireland: Values and Purpose in Education. 41st Annual Conference, Dublin: University College Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 European Educational Research Association Conference,
Nayir, F., Brown, M., Helm, C., McNamara, G., Skedsmo, G. and Fellner, M. (2018) Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools-A Mixed Methods Analysis. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Educational Research Association Conference, Bolzano, Italy , 04-SEP-18 - 08-SEP-18 [Details]
2018 International Professional Development Association, Annual Conference,
O'Brien, S., McNamara, G. Brown, M. and O' Hara, J. (2018) A pragmatic model of professional development for school self - evaluation. [Oral Presentation], International Professional Development Association, Annual Conference, Birmingham, England , 16-NOV-18 - 17-NOV-18 [Details]
2018 EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology,
Cowan,P., Roulston, S., Brown, M., O'Hara,J. and Austin, R. (2018) Ready or Not, Here We Come!: Teacher Educatorsʼ Readiness to Teach the 21st Century Learner. [Invited Oral Presentation], EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Amsterdam , 25-JUN-18 - 29-JUL-18 [Details]
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education,
Burns, D., Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J. (2018) Positioning Culturally Responsive Assessment in Higher Education – A strategic response at DCU Institute of Education. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education, Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 European Educational Research Association Conference,
O'Brien, S.,McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. and Brown, M. (2018) Irish teachers starting on a journey of data use for school self-evaluation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association Conference, Bolzano, Italy [Details]
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education,
Roulston,S., Cowan, P., Austin, R., Brown, M. and O’Hara, J. (2018) Making sense of digital literacies in Initial Teacher Education – The case of Ireland and Northern Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education, Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 European Educational Research Association Conference,
O'Brien, S.,McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. and Brown, M. (2018) Irish teachers starting on a journey of data use for school self-evaluation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Educational Research Association Conference, Bolzano, Italy , 04-SEP-18 - 08-SEP-18 [Details]
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education,
O'Brien, S., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., and Brown, M. (2018) A pragmatic model of continuing professional development for school self-evaluation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI): Values and Purpose in Education, Dublin:Ireland , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 Education, Society and Reform Research (EDUSREF),
Nayir, F., Taneri, O., Brown, M., Burns, D., O’Hara, J., and McNamara, G. (2018) Improving Education as a Social System in the face of Future Challenges: Assessment for Migration Students : Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools(ACRAS) in four European Countries. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Education, Society and Reform Research (EDUSREF), Ankara, Turkey , 06-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 International Conference on Mobile Technology in Education,
Farrell, R. and Brown, M. (2018) Have smartphone destroyed the iGeneration in Ireland?. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], International Conference on Mobile Technology in Education, NUI Galway , 19-JAN-18 - 20-MAR-18 [Details]
2018 International Conference on Mobile Technologies in Education,
Brown, M., O'Hara, J., McNamara, G., O'Brien, S., Farrell, R. and Burns, D. (2018) Testing a model of CPD for the introduction of ePortfolios in Irish Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Conference on Mobile Technologies in Education, NUI Galway , 19-JAN-18 - 20-JAN-18 [Details]
2017 The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research,
Brown, M. , Nayir, F., O'Hara, J., McNamara, G., Burns, D., Norvedt, G., Herzog-Punzenberger, B., Altrichter, H., and Taneri, O. (2017) Practices of Culturally Responsive Assessment in European Schools? Results of a Literature Review in Four European Countries. [Invited Oral Presentation], The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research, Copenhagen , 21-AUG-17 - 25-AUG-17 [Details]
2017 Evidence Matters: Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment Translating to Action and Impact in Challenging Times: CREA Fourth International Conference,
Brown, M.,O Hara, J., McNamara, G., Burns, D., Nortvedt, G., Skedsmo, G., Altrichter, H., Fellner, M., Nayir, and Taneri, O. (2017) Exploring Practices of Culturally Responsive Assessment in European Schools. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Evidence Matters: Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment Translating to Action and Impact in Challenging Times: CREA Fourth International Conference, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois , 26-SEP-17 - 29-SEP-17 [Details]
2017 Accountability of educational networks,
Brown, M. McNamara, G. and O'Hara, J. (2017) Inspections of area-based learning communities in Northern Ireland: Martin Brown, Joe O’Hara, Gerry McNamara, Dublin City University. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Accountability of educational networks, Institute of Education: London , 05-SEP-17 - 05-SEP-17 [Details]
2017 The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research: Reforming Education and th,
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J., Burns, D., Kurum, G. and O'Brien, S. (2017) Evaluating the significance of Culturally-responsive Distributed Leadership in a Disadvantaged Rural Primary School in the Republic of Ireland. An ethnographic Case Study. [Invited Oral Presentation], The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research: Reforming Education and th, Copenhagen , 21-AUG-17 - 25-AUG-17 [Details]
2017 The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research,
Burns, D., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J., and Brown, M. (2017) Five challenges applied to assessment reform efforts in secondary education in Ireland: Positioning attempts at assessment reform within international developments. [Invited Oral Presentation], The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research, Copenhagen , 21-AUG-17 - 25-AUG-17 [Details]
2017 The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research,
O'Brien, S., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. and Brown, M. (2017) Learning by doing: A model of continuing professional development for data-use in school self-evaluation. [Invited Oral Presentation], The European Conference on Educational Research: Reforming Education and the Imperative of Constant Change: Ambivalent roles of policy and the role of educational research, Copenhagen , 21-AUG-17 - 25-AUG-17 [Details]
2017 3rd Central & Eastern European LUMEN International Conference New Approaches in Social and Humanistic Sciences,
Nayir, F., Brown, M., O’Hara, J., Altrichter, H., McNamra, G., Nordvedt, G., Burns, D., Fellner, M., (2017) Theoretical Framework for Culturally Responsive Assessment in European Countries. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 3rd Central & Eastern European LUMEN International Conference New Approaches in Social and Humanistic Sciences, CEE NASHS. Chisinau, Moldova , 08-JUL-17 - 10-JUN-17 [Details]
2017 Bridging the Global Educational Gap,
Dr. Denise Burns, Dr. Martin Brown, Professor Joe O'Hara, Professor Gerry McNamara (2017) British Educational Research Association SIG: Comparative and International Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Bridging the Global Educational Gap, Worcester University, Worcester, UK , 22-JUN-17 - 23-JUN-17 [Details]
2017 SIETAR EUROPA CONFERENCE,
Brown, M., Burns, D., McNamara, G. and O'Hara, J. (2017) Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools (ACRAS) An assessment strategy whose time has come. [Invited Oral Presentation], SIETAR EUROPA CONFERENCE, DCU Institute of Education , 25-MAY-17 - 29-MAY-17 [Details]
2017 British Educational Research Association Conference (BERA),
Cowan, P. , Austin, R., Brown, M., O'Hara, J., Roulston, S., Conway, P.. (2017) Teacher Educators' Practice in ICT: keeping pace with 21st century student teachers?. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], British Educational Research Association Conference (BERA), University of Sussex, Brighton , 05-AUG-17 - 07-AUG-17 [Details]
2017 American Educational Research Association: Knowledge to Action,
Brown,M., O'Hara,J., and McNamara,G (2017) Toward Equal Education Opportunity in a Polycentric Inspection Context. [Invited Oral Presentation], American Educational Research Association: Knowledge to Action, San Antonio, Texas, USA , 27-APR-17 - 01-MAY-17 [Details]
2017 Accountability of educational networks: what, why and how? - Findings from a comparative EU-study on inspections in Polycentric education systems,
Brown,M., O’Hara, J., and McNamara, G. (2017) Inspections of area-based learning communities in Northern Ireland:. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Accountability of educational networks: what, why and how? - Findings from a comparative EU-study on inspections in Polycentric education systems, UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way , 05-SEP-17 - 05-AUG-17 [Details]
2017 International Research Methods Summer School: perennial questions and innovative methods: Language and culture across schools and communities,
Dr. Denise Burns, Dr. Martin Brown, Professor Joe O'Hara, Professor Gerry McNamara (2017) “Aiding culturally-responsive assessment in schools: a report on the methodology and literature.”. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Research Methods Summer School: perennial questions and innovative methods: Language and culture across schools and communities, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 19-MAY-17 - 21-MAY-17 [Details]
2017 International Eurasian Educational Research Congress (EJER),
kurum, G., Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J., and Çinkir, Ş. (2017) Culturally responsive leadership practices: A comparative study of Irish and Turkish Primary Schools. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Eurasian Educational Research Congress (EJER), Pamukkale Üniversitesi / DENİZLİ / Turkey , 11-MAY-17 - 14-MAY-17 [Details]
2017 Sixth Annual International Research Methods Summer School (IRMSS),
Burns, D., Nayir, F., Brown, M., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. (2017) Aiding Culturally Responsive Evaluation in Schools. [Invited Oral Presentation], Sixth Annual International Research Methods Summer School (IRMSS), Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland , 19-MAY-17 - 21-MAY-17 [Details]
2017 Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
Brown,M, McNamara,G.,O Hara,J. and O Brien,S. (2017) Towards Ireland’s action plan for 2016-2017. Deconstructing local education clusters in a monoculture system. Empirical evidence from Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland, University College Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2017 Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
Brown, M.,Farrell, R., O'Hara, J.,McNamara, G., Gallagher, S. and O'Brien, S. (2017) Ongoing Assessment Using eportfolios: lessons to be learned from a 2 year study of eportfolio integration in Irish secondary schools. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland, Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2017 Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
Roulston,S., Cowan,P.,Brown,M.,O Hara,J.,Austin,R. and Conway,P. (2017) All aboard or still at check-in? ITE tutors use of digital technologies. Lessons from a small island. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland, University College Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2017 Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
O Hara, J., Brown,M., Burns, D., McNamara,G., Nayir,F, and Taneri,O. (2017) An overview of Culturally Responsive assessment practices in European Schools. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland, University College Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2017 Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
O Brien,S., McNamara,G., O Hara,J. and Brown,M. (2017) Learning by doing: A model of continuing professional development for data-use in school self evaluation. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland, University College Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2017 Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
Young, C., McNamara, G., Brown, M. and O'Hara, J. (2017) Data use in secondary schools. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland, Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2016 The Next Generation: Digital Learning Research Symposium 2016,
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O Hara, J., Poole, P. and O'Brien, S. (2016) Factors Affecting the Introduction of Digital Portfolios in Irish Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Next Generation: Digital Learning Research Symposium 2016, Dublin City University [Details]
2016 12th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society,
Brown, M., O Hara, J., McNamara, G. and O'Brien, S. (2016) (2016) Notes on a Small Island: De-Constructing School Evaluation in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], 12th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society, Maastricht, Netherlands , 26-SEP-16 - 30-SEP-16 [Details]
2016 12th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society,,
O'Brien, S., O'Hara,J., McNamara,G., and Brown,M. (2016) Building Capacity for School Self-Evaluation. [Invited Oral Presentation], 12th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society,, 12th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society, Maastricht, Netherlands , 26-SEP-16 - 30-SEP-16 [Details]
2016 2nd International Conference on Mobile Technologies in Education,
Brown, M. (2016) Using Mobile Technologies for Assessment of, for and as Learning http://www.gratek.ie/mite2016/MiTE2016_Booklet.pdf. [Invited Oral Presentation], 2nd International Conference on Mobile Technologies in Education, NUI, Galway , 15-JAN-16 - 16-JAN-16 [Details]
2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers - European Conference for Educational Research:,
McNamara,G. and O Hara, J, Ehren, M., Brown, M., Shevlin,P. and O'Rourke,C., (2016) Co-existence revisited: towards a framework for Polycentric Evaluation in Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers - European Conference for Educational Research:, Dublin, Ireland , 24-AUG-16 - 26-AUG-16 [Details]
2016 Evaluation Futures in Europe and beyond, Connectivity, Innovation and use - 12th EES Biennial Conference,
Brown, M., McNamra,G., O Hara, J. and O'Brien, S. (2016) Notes on a small island: De-constructing school evaluation in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Evaluation Futures in Europe and beyond, Connectivity, Innovation and use - 12th EES Biennial Conference, Maastricht, the Netherlands , 26-SEP-16 - 30-SEP-16 [Details]
2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers - European Conference for Educational Research,
Brown, M., McNamara,G., O Hara, J and O'Brien,S (2016) The Continuing Evolution of Inspection and School Self-Evaluation in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers - European Conference for Educational Research, UCD, Dublin , 24-AUG-16 - 26-AUG-16 [Details]
2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers -European Conference on Educational Research,
O'Brien,S.,McNamara,G.,O'Hara,J., and Brown, M. (2016) External Specialist Support for School Self-evaluation: Testing a Model of Support in Irish Post-Primary Schools. [Invited Oral Presentation], Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers -European Conference on Educational Research, Dublin, Ireland , 24-AUG-16 - 26-AUG-16 [Details]
2016 Education as a Public Good - Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
Brown,M., O Hara,J. and McNamara,G. (2016) High stakes accountability in Education. Lessons to be learned from Ireland ’ s first decades of post - colonial educational Independence (1922 – 1971). [Invited Oral Presentation], Education as a Public Good - Educational Studies Association of Ireland, NUI, Galway , 31-MAR-16 - 02-APR-16 [Details]
2016 Connecting teachers, schools and systems: Creating the conditions for effective learning - International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement,
Ehren,M., Janssens.,F, Brown, M., McNamara,G. O’Hara,J. and Simeonova,R. (2016) Changing roles and methods of inspections;theoretical framework. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Connecting teachers, schools and systems: Creating the conditions for effective learning - International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement, Glasgow, Scotland , 06-SEP-16 - 09-SEP-16 [Details]
2016 Connecting teachers, schools and systems: Creating the conditions for effective learning - International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement,
Brown,M.,O'Hara, J., and McNamara,G. (2016) A mixed methods analysis of a mixed methods system. School inspections in a polycentric context. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Connecting teachers, schools and systems: Creating the conditions for effective learning - International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement, Glasgow, Scotland , 06-JAN-16 - 09-JAN-16 [Details]
2015 European Conference on Educational Research,,
Brown,M., McNamara,G., O Hara, J., Simeonova, R., Ehren,M. and Janssens, F. (2015) Charting The Rise Of Polycentric Evaluation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Conference on Educational Research,, Hungary , 09-SEP-15 - 11-SEP-15 [Details]
2015 From good to great. The case of Polycentric Evaluation in West Belfast - Stormont Castle, Northern Ireland,
McNamara, G., Brown, M. and O'Hara, J. (2015) From good to great. The case of Polycentric Evaluation in West Belfast: http://www.schoolinspections.eu/minister-for-education-for-northern-ireland-launches-report-on-polycentric-inspection/. [], From good to great. The case of Polycentric Evaluation in West Belfast - Stormont Castle, Northern Ireland, Stormont Castle, Northern Ireland , 18-NOV-06 - 18-NOV-16 [Details]
2015 Make, Bake, Take - ICT in Education Conference,
Brown, M. Gallagher, S. (2015) Temperatures Rising: Using digital tools to make the perfect recipe for assessment and evaluation. [Invited Oral Presentation], Make, Bake, Take - ICT in Education Conference, Limerick Institute of Technology, Thurles , 24-APR-15 - 25-APR-15 [Details]
2015 1st International Conference on Mobile Technologies in Teacher Education . http://www.gratek.ie/mite2015/Conference_booklet.pdf,
Brown, M. (2015) From policy to practice - Using Mobile Technologies for Assessment and Evaluation in a school environment. [Invited Oral Presentation], 1st International Conference on Mobile Technologies in Teacher Education . http://www.gratek.ie/mite2015/Conference_booklet.pdf, NUI, Galway , 23-JAN-15 - 25-JAN-15 [Details]
2015 Educational Research and Practice in Times of Transition: Looking to the Future - Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
O Hara, J, Brown, M, Shevlin, P and McNamara, G. (2015) Together towards improvement – The case of Polycentric inspection in Northern Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Educational Research and Practice in Times of Transition: Looking to the Future - Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, NUI, Maynooth , 07-APR-15 - 11-APR-15 [Details]
2014 Imagining and Innovating for Sustainable Futures; education in challenging times - Education Studies Association of Ireland,
Brown, M., McNamara, G. and O Hara, J. (2014) From looking at schools to looking at self‐regulation: Tracing the changing face of school evaluation and assessment in the republic of Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Imagining and Innovating for Sustainable Futures; education in challenging times - Education Studies Association of Ireland, Sheraton Hotel, Athlone , 10-APR-14 - 12-APR-14 [Details]
2014 Evaluation for an Equitable Society - 11th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society,
Brown,M., O'Brien,S.,McNamara,G. and O'Hara,J. (2014) Tracing the changing face of School Evaluation in the Republic of Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Evaluation for an Equitable Society - 11th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society, Dublin, Ireland , 01-OCT-14 - 03-OCT-14 [Details]
2014 The Governance of School Development in Relation to Accountability and Evaluation Systems - European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI),
Brown, M., O'Brien, S., McNamara, G., & O'Hara, J. (2014) The Rise of Self-Evaluation in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Governance of School Development in Relation to Accountability and Evaluation Systems - European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), EARLI Sig 23, University of Bielefeld , 11-NOV-14 - 13-NOV-14 [Details]
2014 The changing face of school inspections; theories and practices,
Brown, M., McNamara, G. and O Hara, J. (2014) The Rise of Self-Evaluation in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], The changing face of school inspections; theories and practices, Gothenburg, Sweden , 03-JUN-14 - 05-JUN-14 [Details]
2013 Educational Policy in Changing Times: Consultation, Implementation and Impact - 38th Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI),
Brown, M., O Hara, J. and McNamara,G. (2013) Nijesh Solk Mwil Start Gyamyath ( Save us from the time of trial) : From Austerity to Prosperity and Back Again. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Educational Policy in Changing Times: Consultation, Implementation and Impact - 38th Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI), University of Limerick , 21-MAR-13 - 23-MAR-13 [Details]
2011 Towards a sustainable typology for evaluation and assessment in education - All Ireland Conference for Researchers in Education,
Brown, M. (2011) Towards a sustainable typology for evaluation and assessment in education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Towards a sustainable typology for evaluation and assessment in education - All Ireland Conference for Researchers in Education, UCD, Dublin , 13-MAY-16 - 15-MAY-16 [Details]
2011 Partnerships: Relationships of Educational Purpose - Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Brown, M. (2011) The interplay between assessment and school development planning for improvement (A case study of a Board of Management in the Republic of Ireland). [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Partnerships: Relationships of Educational Purpose - Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Church of Ireland College of Education, Dublin , 14-APR-11 - 16-APR-11 [Details]

Commissioned Report

  Year Publication
2019 Evaluation of Physics Busking Initiative 2018.
O'Brien. S., Brown, M., McNamara, G. & O'Hara, J. (2019) Evaluation of Physics Busking Initiative 2018. Commissioned Report [Details]

Erratum

  Year Publication
2020 Correction to: Teachers responding to cultural diversity: case studies on assessment practices, challenges and experiences in secondary schools in Austria, Ireland, Norway and Turkey (Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, (2020), 10.1007/s11092-020-09330-y).
Herzog-Punzenberger B.;Altrichter H.;Brown M.;Burns D.;Nortvedt G.A.;Skedsmo G.;Wiese E.;Nayir F.;Fellner M.;McNamara G.;O’Hara J. (2020) Correction to: Teachers responding to cultural diversity: case studies on assessment practices, challenges and experiences in secondary schools in Austria, Ireland, Norway and Turkey (Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, (2020), 10.1007/s11092-020-09330-y). Erratum [DOI] [Details]

Multimedia

  Year Publication
2020 Exploring Stakeholder Voice in School Evaluation – Erasmus Plus Online Course. EQI, Dublin.
Brown, M., Gardezi, S. Cinqir, S., Faddar, J., Figueiredo, M., Kurum, G., Vanhoof, J., McNamara, G., O'Hara, Ramalho, H. Skerritt, C., O'Brien, S. and Rocha, J. (2020) Exploring Stakeholder Voice in School Evaluation (2020) Exploring Stakeholder Voice in School Evaluation – Erasmus Plus Online Course. EQI, Dublin. Multimedia [Details]
2020 Making Meaning of School Evaluation – Online Course available at selfevaluation.eu.
Brown, M., Castillo Blanco, L., Gardezi, S., Simeonova, R., Parvanova, Y., Ovadias, S., Martín Martín, A., Kechri, Z., Beniata, E.,Sanz Miguel, A., Reyes Pastor, P.A., Guerrero Castro, I., Mostazo, T., Shevlin, P., McNamara, G. and O’Hara. J. (2020) Making Meaning of School Evaluation – Online Course available at selfevaluation.eu. Spain: Multimedia [Details]
2020 Deconstructing Culturally Responsive Assessment in Challenging Times – Online Course available at actionresearch.ie.
Brown, M., Burns, D., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J. (2020) Deconstructing Culturally Responsive Assessment in Challenging Times – Online Course available at actionresearch.ie. Dublin: Multimedia [Details]
2017 On Line Course - Browsing, Searching and Filtering on line information on line - PDST Technology in Education.
Brown, M. (2017) On Line Course - Browsing, Searching and Filtering on line information on line - PDST Technology in Education. Multimedia [Details]
2017 On line Course -Looking at Looking at Our School - PDST Technology in Education.
Brown, M., McNamara, G., O'Hara, J. and O'Brien, S (2017) On line Course -Looking at Looking at Our School - PDST Technology in Education. Multimedia [Details]
2017 On line Course - Using Digital Tools to Cite, Reference and Validate Information - PDST Technology in Education.
Brown, M. (2017) On line Course - Using Digital Tools to Cite, Reference and Validate Information - PDST Technology in Education. Multimedia [Details]
2017 On Line Course - Evaluating, Organising, Retrieving and Storing Online Content - PDST Technology in Education.
Brown, M. (2017) On Line Course - Evaluating, Organising, Retrieving and Storing Online Content - PDST Technology in Education. Multimedia [Details]
2015 On line Course - ePortfolios: Using Digital Tools for Content Creation, Collaboration and Assessment - PDST Technology in Education.
Brown, M. Gallagher, S. (2015) On line Course - ePortfolios: Using Digital Tools for Content Creation, Collaboration and Assessment - PDST Technology in Education. Dublin, Ireland: Multimedia [Details]
2014 Online Course - Introduction to School Self Evaluation (SSE) : PDST, Ireland.
Brown, M. (2014) Online Course - Introduction to School Self Evaluation (SSE) : PDST, Ireland. Dublin, Ireland: Multimedia [Details]

Television

  Year Publication
2009 Looking Forward - Evidence of how schools in Northern Ireland are responding to self-evaluation for improvement; M. Brown: some principles to consider in moving forward in a school: http://www.neelb.tv/de/together-towards-improvement/looking-forward/.
Anderson, J. (2009) Looking Forward - Evidence of how schools in Northern Ireland are responding to self-evaluation for improvement; M. Brown: some principles to consider in moving forward in a school: http://www.neelb.tv/de/together-towards-improvement/looking-forward/. Northern Ireland: Television [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2013 Deconstructing evaluation in education.
Brown, M. (2013) Deconstructing evaluation in education. Thesis [Details]
1999 Relative perceptions of Icon usability in graphical user interfaces.
Martin Brown (1999) Relative perceptions of Icon usability in graphical user interfaces. Dublin City University: Thesis [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2020 The President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching Dublin City University
2020 President’s Awards for Research and Impact Dublin City University
2018 Inaugural John Coolahan SCOTENS award for outstanding research into Teacher Education in Ireland Standing Conference on Teacher Education - North and South (SCOTENS)
2019 Affiliate Faculty and Researcher Centre for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign: Urbana, Illinois, US

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
DCU Institute of Education International Convenor 2019 / Ongoing
Research Committee: Institute of Education, Dublin City University Research Convenor: School of Policy and Practice 2016 / 2019
Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education Member / Ongoing
West Belfast Partnership Board Board Member 2016 / Ongoing
Boyne Community School Board Member 2009 / 2012
Technical Studies Institute,United Arab Emirates Lecturer / Academic advisory Board Member / Ongoing

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Educational Studies Association of Ireland . /
American Educational Research Association . /
Irish Evaluation Network . /
European Evaluation Society . /
European Educational Research Association . /

Reviews

  Journal Role
Egitim Arastirmalari - Eurasian Journal Of Educational Research Editor
Educational Research Reviewer
Educational Management Administration And Leadership Reviewer
Educational Assessment, Evaluation And Accountability Reviewer
Studies In Educational Evaluation Reviewer
European Journal Of Education Reviewer
Management In Education Reviewer
Professional Development In Education Reviewer
Technology, Pedagogy And Information Reviewer
Policy Futures In Education Reviewer

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Dublin City University Lecturer /
Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) -Department of Education and Skills, Ireland Education Advisor /
Technical Studies Institute - United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Lecturer - Academic Advisory Board Member 01-SEP-99 / 01-SEP-06
Hibernia College Lecturer /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2013 Dublin City University Ph.D. - Educational Evaluation
1999 Dublin City University M.Sc. ICT, ICT in Education

Research Interests

Research interests include: Policy Influences in Education, Comparative Education, Assessment, School Inspection, School Self-Evaluation, Programme Evaluation, Inclusion and teaching and learning in digital environments. Click here for current funded research projects.

Research Projects

  Title Funder From - To Role Award
Supporting Culturally Responsive Leadership and Evaluation in Schools (CReLEs) European Union 01-SEP-19 - 31-AUG-22 Project Co-ordinator / DCU PI 377,409.00
Distributed Evaluation in Schools (DEAPS) EU Erasmus 01-SEP-17 - 01-SEP-20 Project Co-ordintaor / DCU-PI 316,736.00
SUPERVISING SCHOOLS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: DIGITAL TOOLS AND IMPROVEMENT PLANS European Union 01-SEP-18 - 01-SEP-20 DCU-PI 45,000.00
​ACRAS: Aiding Cultrually Responsive Assessment in Schools European Union 01-SEP-16 - 31-AUG-19 Project Co-ordinator / DCU PI 294,422.00
Readiness and Preparation (RAP) - A cross Border Analysis of ITE Students Readiness and Preparation to Teach and Learn in a Digital World SCOTENS 01-SEP-18 - 01-SEP-20 DCU-PI 3,000.00
Teacher Education Tutor’s Practice in ICT SCOTENS 01-SEP-16 - 01-JAN-18 DCU PI 3,000.00
Evaluation of the PDST Transition Year e-portfolio project Professional Development Service for Teachers 01-APR-16 - 01-DEC-17 DCU PI 10,000.00
Co-Professional Evaluation in a Post Brexit Era – Lessons to be learned from Northern Ireland DCU Faculty Publications Scheme '17 01-JAN-17 - 01-NOV-17 DCU-PI 1,000.00
School Self-Evaluation Guidelines 2016-2020 (On Line Course) Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) 11-NOV-16 - 01-FEB-18 DCU PI 5,000.00
The rise and fall and rise of academic selection in Northern Ireland IOE Journal Publications Scheme '18 02-MAR-18 - 15-MAY-18 DCU-PI 1,000.00
School Inspections in a Polycentric Context DCU Erasmus 01-SEP-14 - 01-SEP-17 DCU PI 105,000.00
A Review and Evaluation of the NUI Uversity Collaborative Model of Higher Education Provision National University of Ireland 01-MAY-18 - 30-SEP-18 Researcher 7,380.00

Contract Researchers

  Researcher Name Project Role Funding Body
Dr Patrick Shevlin EQI - Shaped Professional Learning Networks Co-Investigator
Craig Skerritt Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools Research Assistant
Dr. Denise Burns Erasmus+ Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools Research Assistant
Sarah Gardezi Erasmus+ Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools Research Assistant
Liam O'Neill Erasmus+ Supervising Schools in the 21st Century Research Assistant

Current Postgraduate Students

  Student Degree Type Supervision Type
Guildea , Carol PhD Supervisor
Smith , Dolores PhD Supervisor
Skerritt , Craig PhD-track Supervisor
Keegan , Rachel Doctor of Education Supervisor
Foley , Colum Augustine Doctor of Education Supervisor

Internal Collaborators

  Name Institute Country
Professor Gerry Mcnamara DCU Institute of Education IRELAND
Professor Joe O'Hara EQI IRELAND
Sarah Gardezi EQI IRELAND
Dr Brendan Walsh EQI IRELAND
Dr Jane O'Kelly DCU Institute of Education
Marie Conroy Johnson DCU Institute of Education IRELAND
Dr Patrick Shevlin EQI NORTHERN IRELAND
Dr Bernadette Ní Áingléis DCU Institute of Education IRELAND

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country
Professor Herbert Altrichter Johannes Kepler University AUSTRIA
Professor Rossi Simeonova Sofia University BULGARIA
Professor Stafford Hood Centre for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign U.S.A.
Prof Jan Vanhoof Antwerp University BELGIUM
Prof Kirk Anderson Memorial University, Newfoundland CANADA
Professor Melanie Ehren Vrije University of Amsterdam HOLLAND
Professor Sakir Cinkir Ankara University TURKEY
Prof Guri Skedsmo University of Oslo NORWAY
Professor Roger Austin Ulster University NORTHERN IRELAND
Dr Jerich Faddar University of Antwerpe BELGIUM
Dr Jacqueline Baxter Open University UNITED KINGDOM
Dr Yonka Parvanova Sofia University BULGARIA
Dr Stephen Roulston Ulster University NORTHERN IRELAND
Dr Guri Nordvedt University of Oslo NORWAY
Dr Laura del Castillo Blanco Consejería de Educación y Empleo Junta de Extremadura SPAIN
Dr Pamela Cowan Queens University NORTHERN IRELAND

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2020 Research Methods 2 ED9002AResearch Methods 2
2020 Research Methods 3 ED9014AResearch Methods 3
2021 Quantitative Approaches to Ed. Research IE603Quantitative Approaches to Ed. Research
2021 Mixed Methods Approaches to Ed. Research IE601Mixed Methods Approaches to Ed. Research
2021 Curriculum Development and Evaluation ES546Curriculum Development and Evaluation
2021 ICT, Teaching Strategies & Prof. Preparation ES330ICT, Teaching Strategies & Prof. Preparation
2021 Policy Analysis 1 ED9015Policy Analysis 1