Niamh lectures in Ethical and Intercultural Education in DCU Institute of Education. Previously, Niamh taught in an Educate Together school for ten years. Her experience includes working as Learn Together Ethical Education Co-coordinator, and as a pre-service and in-service facilitator for Educate Together. Niamh also spent a number of years lecturing on the Master in Education Studies (Intercultural Education) in Marino Institute of Education. She has co-authored a number of teaching resources on social justice themes.
Niamh's Doctorate in Education was entitled "Anti-racism education in Educate Together primary schools: an exploration of teachers’ conceptualisations and practices."
Her research interests include racism and anti-racism in educational contexts, ethical education, racial, ethnic, cultural and religious diversity in school contexts, religion and education, school ethos, and citizenship.
|2013||McGuirk, N. & Kehoe, S. (2013) Prevention and early intervention in children and young people’s services: Promoting inclusion. Centre for Effective Services, . [Link]|
|2013||McGuirk, N. & Kehoe, S. (2013) Briefing paper - Prevention and early intervention in children and young people’s services. Centre for Effective Services, .|
Guidelines for Practice
|2010||Morris, L. & McGuirk, N. (2010) New beginnings: Teaching pack. Dublin: GFP [Link]|
|2009||Morris, L. & McGuirk, N. (2009) Team spirit: Teaching pack. Dublin: GFP [Link]|
|2008||Irish National Teachers' Organisation (2008) School Works! Child Labour, the Right to Education and Fairtrade: Teaching Pack. GFP [Link]|
|2008||Morris, L. & McGuirk, N. (2008) The memory box: Teaching pack. Dublin: GFP [Link]|
Niamh's other research interests include critical multiculturalism, critical whiteness studies, CRT, intercultural education, multicultural education, anti-racism education, ethics and ethical education, critical pedagogy, race and ethnicity, racism and anti-racism, multiculturalism, religion and education, school ethos, and citizenship.