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Dr. Anne Ryan

Dr. Anne Ryan

Contact

Telephone
353 1 853 5156
Location
St. Mary’s Buliding

Rannóg/Section

Senior Lecturer, Rannóg / Department Head:  Inclusive EducationSpecial Education/ Educational Disadvantage/ Sociology of Education /  Social, Environmental and Scientific Education / Philosophy of Education

Qualifications

Ph.D., M.Ed., H.Dip.Ed.Admin., B.Ed.

Teaching


Inclusive Education (Special Education, Educational Disadvantage)
Sociology of Education

Research / Professional Interests

Inclusive Education (Special Education, Educational Disadvantage, Development and Intercultural Education) 
Initial Teacher Education
Teacher Development
Reflective Practice 
Sociology of Education

Publications, Presentations, Awards

2017  Paper presented with Kirsi Lemponen and Satu Kastikainen (Finland) at the annual conference of the Irish Association of Teachers in Special Education (IATSE):  Ideas that Work:  Inspiring Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration (Marino Institute of Education, Dublin, May 2017). Title:  “Learning Together:  Co-teaching for Inclusion in a Finnish Primary School”.
2016 -2019 
Funding Awarded under Erasmus+ KA2 Education Programme (EU Commission).  Lead partner in six partner European Inclusive Education Project.  Partners:  Ireland, Finland, Latvia, Belgium, Cyprus.  Project Title:  'Empowering Inclusive Teachers for Today and Tomorrow' (EiTTT).  Grant awarded:  €187,820.
2015 Paper published (Online) in Always Learning, Always Teaching: Making the Journey: 2014 Conference and Annual Reports (SCoTENS) (with Noel Purdy & Leah O'Toole). Title: "Welcome to this One-Hour Lecture on...Constructivism...(!): Rhetoric or Reality? A Consideration of the Theory/Practice Nexus and its Implications for Approaches to Teacher Education".
2014 Paper published with Dr. Agnieszka Nowak-Lojewska (University of Zielona Góra, Poland), in Problemy Wczesnej Edukacji / Issues in Early Education 2(25)(pp.73-86).
Title: Knowledge in the teaching-learning process: From meeting standards to reflecting on standards.
2014 Paper presented with Dr Noel Purdy (Stranmillis University College, Belfast) and Leah O'Toole (Marino Institute of Education) at The (Annual) Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS): Always learning, always teaching: Making the journey (Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, October 2014).
Title: "Welcome to This One-Hour Lecture on . . . Constructivism . . . (!): Rhetoric or Reality? A Consideration of the Theory/Practice Nexus and its Implications for Approaches to Teacher Education".  Study Funded by SCoTENS.
2014 Paper presented at the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) Annual Conference: Transitions in Teacher Education & Professional Identities (University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, August 2014).
Title:"Towards a Transition in Teacher Education: Constructivist Conditions and their Implications for Pupils' Knowledge" (co-author Dr Agnieszka Nowak-Lojewska, University of Zielona Góra, Poland).
2014 Book chapter published with Leah O'Toole
Title:Towards Integrated Learning: Linking Psychology, Sociology and School Experience in Initial Teacher Education, in L.Daniela, I.Luka, L.Rutka and I.Zogla(Eds), TheTeacher of the 21st Century: Quality Education for Quality Teaching, pp.106-131, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
2013 Paper presented with Leah O'Toole at the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) Spring Conference: Teacher of the 21st Century: Quality Education for quality teaching (Riga, Latvia, May 2013).
2012-2013  Funding Awarded by Irish Aid. Coordinating applicant with partners in Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines and St. Patrick's College of Education, Drumcondra.  Project:  'Réalt' -  Africa Teaching and Learning Placement Programme for Student Teachers.  Grant awarded:  €7,500.
Title:"Towards Integrated Learning: Linking Psychology, Sociology and School Experience in Initial Teacher Education".
2012 Paper presented with Leah O'Toole at the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Annual Conference (Cork, March 2012).
Title:"Towards integrated learning: Linking psychology and sociology in initial teacher education".
2012 Paper published in Irish Educational Studies vol. 31 (1) pp.35-50.
Title: "Integrating experiential and academic learning in teacher preparation for development education".
2011-2012  Funding Awarded by Irish Aid.  Coordinating applicant with partners in Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines and St. Patrick's College of Education, Drumcondra.  Project:  'Réalt' Africa Teaching and Learning Placement Programme for Student Teachers.  Grant awarded:  €10,000.
2010 Paper published in Reflective Practice: Challenges for Teacher Education: 2009 Conference and Annual Reports (SCoTENS) (Study conducted with Quinn, F., Hagan, M., O'Toole, B. and Bracken, S.).  Study funded by SCoTENS.
Title: "English as an additional language (EAL) in undergraduate teacher education programmes in Ireland".
2010 Paper published with Quinn, F., Hagan, M., O'Toole, B., and Bracken, S. in Reflective Practice: Challenges for Teacher Education: 2009 Conference and Annual Reports (SCoTENS) (p. 135). 
2010-2011  Funding Awarded by Irish Aid.  Coordinating applicant with partners in Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines and St. Patrick's College of Education, Drumcondra.  Project:   'Réalt' - Africa Teaching and Learning Placement Programme for Student Teachers.  Grant awarded:  €10,000.
Title: "English as an Additional Language (EAL)in undergraduate teacher education in Ireland"(Executive Summary).
2009 Paper published with Bracken, S., Hagan, M., O'Toole, B. and Quinn, F. in School Leadership Policy and Practice North and South: 2008 Conference and Annual Reports - (SCoTENS) pp.164-7.
Title: "English as an Additional Language in undergraduate teacher education programmes in Ireland: A summary of the report on provision in two teacher education colleges".  Study funded by SCoTENS.
2009 Paper presented at the Irish Assocation of Teachers in Special Education (IATSE) Annual Conference (St. Patrick's College of Education, Drumcondra, June 2009)
Title: "A Theory/Practice Partnership: Student Teachers' Learning in Special Schools
2009 Paper presented at the Campus Engage International Conference - 'Higher Education and Civic Engagement Partnerships: Create, Challenge, Change'-(Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin, June 2009) Title: " Volunteering and learning: Irish student teachers on placement in Africa".
2009 Invited lecture - (Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines, April 2009)
Title: "Perspectives on Educational Disadvantage" .
2009 Paper presented at the Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference (Kilkenny, April 2009).
Title: "Sustainable learning: reconceptualising teacher education for development education".
2009 Paper presented at the DICE (Development and Intercultural Education) Annual Conference - (Froebel College of Education, Blackrock, Dublin, February 2009)
Title: “Development education in practice: Irish student teachers’ learning while on placement in Africa, and its potential for transfer to their future classrooms in Ireland".
2009-2010  Funding Awarded by Irish Aid.  Coordinating applicant with partners in Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines and St. Patrick's College of Education, Drumcondra.  Project:  'Réalt' - Africa Teaching and Learning Placement Programme for Student Teachers.  Grant awarded:  €10,000.
2008 Opening Address at English Language Support Teachers' Association (ELSTA) Annual Conference (Marino Institute of Education, Dublin, October 2008)
Theme: "We stand on the edge of a new frontier...
2008-2009  Funding Awarded by Irish Aid. Coordinating applicant with partners in Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines and St. Patrick's College of Education, Drumcondra.  Project:  'Réalt' -  Africa Teaching and Learning Placement Programme for Student Teachers.  Grant awarded: €10,000.
2006 Paper presented at Comenius Course (Socrates Programme) - "Focus on Inclusion" (Faro, Portugal, March 2006)
Title: "Managing the Social and Emotional Needs of Special Needs Pupils in Mainstream Schools".
2005 Paper published in Irish Educational Studies vol. 24, nos. 2-3 (pp. 179-198).
Title: " Teacher Development and Educational Change: Empowerment Through Structured Reflection".
2004 Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Management in Education in Ireland (Education Centre, Drumcondra, May 2004).
Title: "Teacher and School Development: A Reflective Strategy".
2004 Paper presented at the Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference (NUI Maynooth, April 2004).
Title: "Teacher Development and Educational Change: Empowerment through Structured Reflection".
2002 Paper published in Irish Educational Studies vol. 21, no. 1 (pp. 63 - 78).
Title: "The Construct of Image and the Conduct of Change in Education".
2001 Paper presented at the Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, September 2001).
Title: "The Construct of Image and the Conduct of Change in Education".
1998
Paper published in Irish Educational Studies vol. 17 (pp. 161-174).
Title: "Teachers, Travellers and Education: A Sociological Perspective".
1997 Paper presented at the Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference (NUI, Galway, March 1997).
Title: " Teachers, Travellers and Education: A Sociological Perspective".
1993 Paper published in Oideas vol.40 (pp. 61-71).
Title: "The Education of Travellers in Ireland 1963 - 1992: Overview and Comment".