Justin Rami

Dr

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).

Other Journal

Year Publication
2005 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' .

Book

Year Publication
2012 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.
2009 Rami, J. et al (2009) Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes: Perspectives for a European Transfer . : ITB; University of Bremen.
2007 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.
2007 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.
2007 Rami, J., Schuh, M.,LeRoy, E. (2007) Supporting students from different cultural backgrounds. : CiCe : IPSE, London Metropolitan University.
2006 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.
2006 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.
2006 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.
2005 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.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2015 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.
2015 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.
2014 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 .
2014 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 .
2006 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 .

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2017 Rami, J & O'Kelly, J (2017) 'Initial Teacher Education in FET settings: Affirmation and Aspiration' In: Galway, Ireland : Education Matters. Link
2017 Justin Rami, Matt O'Leary (2017) 'The impact of austerity in Further Education: cross-cultural perspectives from England and Ireland' In: United Kingdom : Taylor & Francis/Routledge. Link
2014 Rami. J., and Shortt. T. (2014) 'Comparing the The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nursing in Ireland and the French State Diploma in Nursing' In: Tutschner, R; Müskens, W; Wittig, W(Eds.). Bonn : Nationale Agentur Bildung für Europa beim Bundesinstitut für Berufsbil.
2013 Justin Rami , Tara Shortt (2013) 'Vocational Education & Training (VET) and professional education in health care and nursing in Ireland' In: Central Application Office [Online] Available from: [Accessed April 2013]. Department of Education and Science (1999) Qualifications (Education and Training) Act. Dublin: Department of Education and Science. Department of Health and Children (2001) The Health Service Reform Programme Quality and Fairness , A Health System for you. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. Further Education and Training Awards Council FETAC (2005) Placing FETAC Awards on the Nati(Eds.). Bremen, Germany : Bremen: Institut Technik und Bildung (ITB), Universit��t Bremen.
2012 Lorenzi, F & Rami, J. (2012) 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment' In: Dr Carmel Mulcahy and Professor Silvia Nikolova-Yalnazova(Eds.). Bulgaria : Sofia University Press.
2012 Francesca Lorenzi , Justin Rami (2012) 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment' In: Sofia : Sofia University Press.
2012 Justin Rami , Francesca Lorenzi (2012) 'A dialogical approach to developing professional competence in assessment ' In: Biggs, J. B. (1987) Student Approaches to Learning and Studying, Melbourne, Australian Council for Educational Research Biggs, J. B. (1996) Enhancing teaching through constructive alignment, Higher Education , 32, pp. 347-364 Biggs, J. B. & Tang, C. (1999) Teaching for quality learning at university: what the student does, McGrew-Hill, US Boud, D. (2000) Sustainable Assessment: rethinking assessment for the learning society, in Professional Education, 22 (2) 151-167 Bryan, C. & Clegg, K. (ed(Eds.). Sofia, Bulgaria : Sofia Univeristy.
2009 Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2009) 'Recognition and Accreditation of Prior Learning in Higher Education – Engineering in Ireland: a Case Study' In: Rami, J., Tutschner, R., & Wittig,W(Eds.). Bremen, Germany : ITB; University of Bremen.
2007 Justin Rami , John Lalor , Gerry McNamara (2007) 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of assessment' In: # Biggs, J. B. (1996) Enhancing teaching through constructive alignment. Higher education, 32(3):pp. 347���364. # Biggs, J. B. and Collis, K. F. (1982) Evaluating the quality of learning���the SOLO taxonomy. New York: Academic Press. # Bloxham, S. (2003) Guidelines for good assessment practice. UCSM, UK: Centre for Development of Learning and Teaching. # Boud, D., Keogh, R., and Walker, D. (1985) Reflection: turning experience into learning. London: Kogan Page. # Brown, S. and Knight, P. (19(Eds.). : AISHE : All Ireland Society for Higher Education.
2007 Rami, J., Lalor, J., & McNamara, G. (2007) 'Multiple approaches to reflection as a key component of Assessment' In: O’Neill, G., Huntley-Moore, S., Race, P.(Eds.). Dublin : (AISHE) All Ireland Society for Higher Education, AISHE READINGS 2007:.
2006 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: Stenström, M-L., Laine, K(Eds.). Finland : Institue of Educational Research, Jyväskylä.
2006 Rami, J., Lalor, J., & McNamara, G. (2006) 'Triangulation & Reflection within Practice-Oriented Assessment on Vocational Education Programmes at Dublin City University' In: Institute of Educational Research(Eds.). Finland : Jyväskylä University Press.
2006 Justin Rami , John Lalor (2006) 'Citizenship and identity education in Ireland in the post-celtic tiger era: impacts and possibilities' In: Banks, J.A., Banks, C.A.M., Cortes, C.E., Hahn, C., Merryfield, M., Moodley, K.A., Murphy-Shigematsu, S., Osler, A., Park, C. and Parker, W.C. (2005) Democracy and Diversity: principles and concepts for educating citizens in a global age, Seattle, WA, Centre for Multicultural Education, University of Washington. Holland,C and McKenna, P (2005) The Citizenship and Science Exchange (CaSE) Schools Project: A Report for the Centre for Cross Border Studies and Dublin City University Dub(Eds.). London : CiCe Institute for Policy Studies in Education.
2004 Justin Rami , Gerry McNamara , John Lalor (2004) 'Ireland' In: Germany : ITB Bremen.
2003 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: : OECD.

Commissioned Report

Year Publication
2017 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). COMMREP

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2016 Rami, J, (2016) VET European Business Forum (VET Skills Week - Brussels) VET Researcher Community Forum: Focus on VET Research - Strengthening the Evidence Base Brussels, 07/12/2016-09/12/2016.
2016 Rami, J. (2016) Pathways and Progression from FET to HE – Supporting Progression Key Barriers to Progression – Findings from a Scoping Exercise by FET2HE Regional Network DCU, Ireland, 21/10/2016-21/10/2016.
2018 Justin Rami (2018) 43rd Annual ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland) Learning opportunities between vocational education and training and the world of work - European perspectives on partnership University College Dublin, 05/04/2018-07/04/2018.
2016 Rami, J, Kenny, M, Walsh, A (2016) Imagining Diverse Futures form Adult Education: Questions of Power and Resources of Creativity Further Education and Training (FET): Questions of Power and Resources Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland, 07/09/2016-11/12/2016.
2008 Rami, J. (2008) ECER 2008: The European Conference on Educational Research : Theme: From Teaching to Learning? Innovative Instruments for the Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes in Europe – Symposium no. 298: University of Gothenburg. Gothenburg, Sweden, 10/09/2008-19/09/2008.
2015 Rami, J, Tobin, I, Gunning, S. (2015) ESAI (Educational Studies Association of Ireland) 40th Annual Conference Transitions Between Further & Higher Education - Symposium - Further Education in a time of Transition Carton House, County Kildare, 09/04/2015-11/04/2015.
2015 Rami, J, Tobin, I, Gunning, S. (2015) The European Conference on Educational Research Look on every exit as being an entrance to somewhere else -Transitions from Further to Higher Education in Ireland (Proving Shakespeare wrong ) Budapest, Hungary, 08/09/2015-11/09/2015.
2012 Rami, J. (2012) International Consortium for Educational Development, (ICED 2012) Assessment for Transformation: Development & Sustainability of an innovative dialogical assessment framework Bangkok, Thailand, 22/07/2012-25/07/2012.
2010 Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2010) ECER (European Conference of Educational Research): Education and Cultural Change Assessing the Assessment University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 24/08/2010-26/08/2010.
2008 Rami, J & Lalor, J. (2008) Forging Identities : Past into Present The Development of Identity in Education in a Culturally Diverse Setting Dublin City Univeristy, 15/02/2008-16/02/2008.
2007 Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) 9th Annual CiCe Conference: Citizenship Education in Society - Experiences of foreign nationals within the Irish Education sector Université Paul Valéry Montpellier III, Montpellier, France, 24/05/2007-27/05/2007.
2017 Rami, J, O'Kelly, J, Teirnan, P (2017) 12th Annual JVET Journal Conference 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 Oxford, UK, 07/07/2017-09/07/2017.
2017 Rami, J. Lalor, J. (2017) ESAI 42nd Annual Conference Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice Squaring the circle – vocationalism and further education & training in Ireland University College Cork, 20/04/2017-22/04/2017.
2017 Justin Rami, John Lalor, Peter Teirnan, Francesca Lorenzi, Jane O'kelly (2017) ESAI 42nd Annual Conference Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice Cascading support from practitioners to learners in FET: learning difficulties and other issues Cork, 20/04/2017-22/04/2017.
2017 Justin Rami (2017) Student pathways in Higher Education 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 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 01/05/2017-02/05/2017.
2016 Ursel Hauschildt (presenting), Iñigo Isusi, Adamantia Spanaka (presenting), Justin Rami (presenting), Klaus Ruth (presenting), Ruta Porniece (presenting) (2016) ECER 2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers Partnerships for Lifelong Learning in Engineering and Technology Sectors - An Investigation of Integrated Learning Opportunities and Bridging Programs in Europe UCD, Dublin, Ireland, 22/08/2016-26/12/2016.
2016 Rami, J, O'Kelly, J, Lalor, J (2016) ECER 2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers Initial Teacher Education for Further Education: An Evaluation of Trainee Teachers’ Experiences of their Teaching Placement UCD, Dublin , Ireland, 22/08/2016-26/08/2016.
2011 Rami, J. Lorenzi F. (2011) 36th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland Dialogical approaches to the learner/teacher relationship in teaching (and) assessment Dublin, 14/04/2011-17/12/2016.
2010 Rami, J. (2010) Migration & citizenship in Europe: University of Peloponnese Citizenship and Intercultural Education in Ireland Dept of Political Science and International Relations, University of Peleponnese, Corinth, Gree, 28/04/2010-01/05/2010.
2017 Rami, J. (2017) HECA Conference 2017: Demographic Trends: The Urgent Agenda of HE Places Cooperation between FET & HE sector to improve student pathways Griffith College, Dublin, 27/04/2017-27/04/2017.
2016 Lalor, J., O’Kelly, J,. Rami, J. (2016) ECER 2016, Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers Initial Teacher Education for Further Education: An Evaluation of Trainee Teachers’ Experiences of their Teaching Placement Dublin, .
2014 Rami, J. Berry, R. (2014) ESAI (Educational Studies Association of Ireland) Imagining and Innovating for Sustainable Futures; education in challenging times Challenging Assumptions A case study illuminating parental perceptions of education in a disadvantaged school, using traditional and gamified homework to illustrate parental involvement. Athlone, Ireland, 10/04/2014-12/04/2014.
2012 Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F (2012) 37th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland) Assessment in Higher Education – The Influence of the Bologna Process on Learning University College Cork, 29/03/2012-31/03/2012.
2012 Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2012) 22nd Annual ETEN Conference - 'Education Key Competences for the Future' The Development Holistic Professional Competence through assessment - Applying Constructivist and Reflective Assessment Practices In A Teacher-Training Programme Coimbra, Portugal, 19/04/2012-21/04/2012.
2012 Rami, J & Lorenzi, F. (2012) The European Conference on Educational Research 2012 Dialogical Assessment: The Development And Adaptability Of An Innovative Dynamic Framework Cadiz, Spain, 17/09/2012-21/09/2012.
2011 Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2011) 36th Annual Conference ESAI (Education Studies Association of Ireland) Dialogical approaches to the learner/teacher relationship in teaching (and) assessment Dublin, Ireland, 14/04/2011-16/04/2011.
2010 Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F. (2010) The 35th ESAI Annual Conference: Assessment without boundaries Crown Plaza Hotel Dundalk, Dundalk, Ireland, 25/03/2010-27/03/2010.
2010 Rami, J., Le Roy, E. & Karakatsani, D. (2010) The Twelfth Annual CiCe Network Conference: Lifelong Learning and Active Citizenship Education for and Inclusive Europe: Movement within Europe Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 20/05/2010-22/05/2010.
2009 Rami,J. & Lorenzi, F. (2009) ECER 2009: The European Educational Research Association annual conference: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research Assessment for the development of professional competence University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 28/09/2009-30/09/2009.
2009 Rami, J. & Lorenzi, F (2009) The 34th ESAI Annual Conference: Professional Education, Research, Practice and Learning Assessment for professional Competence Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland, 02/04/2009-04/04/2009.
2009 Rami, J. et al (2009) ECER 2009: The European Educational Research Association annual conference: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research European Approaches to Enhance Permeability between Vocational and Higher Education through Accreditation of Learning Outcomes University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 28/09/2009-30/09/2009.
2009 Rami, J (2009) ECER 2009: The European Conference on Educational Research: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research Recognition and accreditation of prior learning in the engineering sector in Ireland University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 28/09/2009-30/09/2009.
2009 Rami. J., Lorenzi. F. & Lalor J. (2009) BERA (British Educational Research Association) annual conference The application of constructivist assessment practices in a teacher-training programme: a tool for developing professional competencies University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK, 02/09/2009-05/09/2009.
2008 Rami, J & Lalor, J (2008) The European Conference on Educational Research; Theme: From Teaching to Learning Recognition and Validation of Prior learning in Vocationally related Education in Ireland: Innovative Instruments for the Accreditation of Vocational Learning Outcomes University of Gothenburg. Gothenburg, Sweden, 10/09/2008-19/09/2008.
2008 Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2008) MESEA (The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas) Conference Confronting the realities of immigration: how does the Irish education systems accommodate the rich diversity of it's student population University of Leiden, Netherlands, 25/06/2008-28/06/2008.
2008 Rami, J & Lalor, J (2008) 10th Annual CiCe Conference he role of Culture in the development of Identity in diverse education settings Istanbul Univeristy, Istanbul, Turkey, 28/05/2008-31/05/2008.
2007 Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) 2nd Irish Evaluation Network National Conference: The relationship of evaluation to emerging approaches to quality assurance in organisations Multiplicity of Methods in assessment as a form of Quality Assurance, Quality Control & Quality Improvement Jurys Hotel, Ballsbriedge, Dublin. Ireland, 19/01/2007-20/01/2007.
2007 Rami, J & Lalor, J. (2007) Second European Quality Assurance Forum Implementing and Using Quality Assurance: Strategy and Practice Multiplicity of methods in assessment as a form of quality assurance, quality control & quality improvement Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy, 15/11/2007-18/11/2007.
2007 Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) New Voices in Irish Criticism - International Postgraduate Conference, 2007 Citizenship and Identity Education in Ireland: recent developments and possible futures St Patrick’s Institute of Education, Dublin, Ireland, 20/04/2007-21/04/2007.
2007 Rami, J. & Lalor, J. (2007) Sociological Association of Ireland, Post Graduate Research Conference Citizenship and Identity Education in Ireland: recent developments and possible futures’ Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, 04/11/2007-04/11/2007.
2007 Rami, J (2007) 9th annual CiCe Conference: Citizenship Education in Society - Academic Freedom not Academic Assimilation - Higher Education and International Students Université Paul Valéry Montpellier III, Montpellier, France, 24/05/2007-27/05/2007.
2007 Rami, J., Lalor, J., & McNamara, G. (2007) ESAI 32nd Annual Conference Reflective practice as a means of ensuring Quality Assurance & Improvement in Assessment in Higher Education Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan, Ireland, 29/03/2007-31/03/2007.
2007 Rami, J. et al (2007) ECER 2007 : European Conference on Educational Research: Contested Qualities of Educational Research, European Conference on Education Research New approaches of assessment and quality in work-related learning University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, 19/09/2007-21/09/2007.
2006 Rami, J., Lalor, J. (2006) 8th Annual (CICE) Children's Identity and Citizenship Education in Europe Conference: Citizenship Education: Europe and the World Citizenship & Identity Education in Ireland in the Post-Celtic Tiger era: Impacts & Possibilities University of Latvia (Latvijas Universitate), Riga, Latvia, 25/05/2006-27/05/2006.
2005 Rami. J, Lalor, J. & McNamara. G. (2005) ECER 2005: European Educational Research Association Annual Conference The Irish context: practice-oriented assessment in vocational education & training - current systems, new trends and future developments University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 07/09/2005-10/09/2005.
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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. 01/01/2013 - 30/11/2018
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 -

Honors and Awards

Date Title Awarding Body
01/09/2011 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit
01/09/2009 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit
01/09/2007 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit
01/09/2006 Teaching & Learning Award DCU Learning Innovation Unit

Committees

Committee Function From / To
University Standards Committee -
Academic Council 30/11/2016 -

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 Role Description Start date End date
Credivoc PI 01/09/2007 01/09/2009
QualPraxis Co-PI 01/09/2003 01/09/2006

Contract Researchers

Researcher Name Project Funding Body
Carl Sheridan P4LLL-Tec

Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2022 Microteaching and Teaching Preparation ES114
2022 Microteaching and Teaching Preparation ES137
2022 Assessment and Feedback ES204
2022 Description of 2021_ES222 ES222
2020 Leadership and the Learning Organisation ES316
2022 Professional Development & Lifelong Learning ES328
2021 Philosophical Perspectives on Education ES331