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Julie Uí Choistealbha Ed.D.

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School Placement & B.Sc in Education Studies


Ed. D. Trinity College Dublin (2012)
M.Ed. (Educational Disadvantage) St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra (2005)
B.Ed. St Patrick's College, Drumcondra (2001)
Dip. Ed (Mentoring Newly Qualified Teachers) St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra (2006)


B.Ed/PME ( Primary) 

Advanced Professional Studies

Advanced School Placement 

B.Sc in Education Studies - Programme Coordinator

Work Placement


Second language teaching and learning 

Research / Professional Interests

Current Research Projects:

‘Empowering ePortfolio Processes’ Erasmus+ Project

September 2016- June 2018 


Seminars and Presentations:

  • Stop the Clock: A timeout to explore professionalism in a 21st century teaching context INTO Consultative Conference on Education, November 2016
  • A Partnership Model for the Design and Implementation of an Innovative Model of Practicum 9th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville November 2016.
  • Using an ePortfolio as a catalyst for an auto-ethnographic study of researcher identity  London International Conference on Education 2015
  • Conceptualising Curriculum Change: Structuring the final year learning experience of a professionally orientated degree programme in education studies Irish International Conference on Education 2015
  • The Irish language in the 21st century primary school. Perceptions of teachers and children: Indications for a new strategy TCD-MIE-UCD-NCAD Research Symposium 2015
  • Location, Location, Location! Language Learning in Schools Serving Communities of Disadvantage in Ireland The Second European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL 2014)


Exploring the Student Experience of the Final Year of a Professionally-Oriented Undergraduate Degree in Education Studies (2016) Uí Choistealbha, J., Donnelly, R. and Fitzmaurice, M. published online at  http://arrow.dit.ie/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1039&context=ltcart

Dissertation Themes

Ed.D., University of Dublin, Trinity College
The Irish Language in the 21st Century Primary School - Perceptions of Teachers and Children: Indications for a new strategy (2012)
M.Ed (Educational Disadvantage), St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra
The Teaching and Learning of Irish in Schools Serving Areas of Disadvantage (2005)
Dip. Ed (Mentoring Newly Qualified Teachers) St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra - Professional Development
Distant Mentoring: A Context for Professional Development (2006)

Professional Interests

Work-based learning: School Placement/Work Placement

Working as a professional

Attitudes, perceptions and motivation

The teaching and learning processes

eportfolios as a mode of assessment