School of STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies

Mr
Peter
Whelan

Primary Department
School of STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies
Role
Academic Staff
Phone number:
01 700
9168
Campus
St Patrick's Campus
Room Number
C404B

Academic biography

Peter Whelan is a lecturer in Primary History Education and works in the area of Initial Teacher Education (ITE). Previously, Peter taught for 12 years in the Good Shepherd N.S., Churchtown, Dublin 14. His current work is focused on the research, development and facilitation of ITE, post-graduate and continuing professional development courses in history education. Peter is currently completing a Doctorate in Education (Queen's University Belfast).





Research interests

Peter's research interests include:
Enquiry-based History Education Teaching and learning in Primary HistoryHuman Rights and Citizenship EducationThe use of digital technologies in the teaching of HistoryChildren's participation and engagement in Learning.