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Leah O'Toole

Leah O'Toole

Contact

Telephone
01 805 7791
Email
leah.otoole@mie.ie
Location
St. Mary's

Rannog/Section

Early Childhood

Qualifications

BA Psychology (Trinity College Dublin)
M.Phil Early Childhood Education (Dublin Institute of Technology)

Teaching

Child Psychology (Bliain 1, Bliain 2, Céimithe)
Language Study (Bliain 1)
Educational Psychology (Bliain 3, Céimithe)
Curriculum and Assessment (Bliain 3)
Elective: Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Primary School Classroom

Research / Professional Interests

PhD research on “Involvement of Parents in Key Educational Transitions of Children: Home to Pre-school, Pre-school to Primary-school and Primary-school to Secondary-school”
M.Phil research on “Staff roles, responsibilities and relationships in schools for children with severe and profound learning disabilities in Ireland”
Student support services

Publications

O’Toole, L. (2010).Evaluation of Person-Centred PlanningEnable Ireland http://inform.ie
O’Toole, L. (2006).Using Person-Centred Planning to Move OnParadigm Annual Conference, Manchester
O'Toole, L. (2005).“EFQM (European Foundation Quality Management) and Person-centred methodologies”European Foundation Quality Management (EFQM) / Enable Ireland conference, Croke Park 2005.
O’Toole, L. (2005)“Person-centred Planning (PCP) and Assistive Technology (AT)”.National Assistive Technology Seminar, Dublin, 2005