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Staff & Contact Details

Dr Rory Mc Daid

MTP Coordinator

Rory is a Lecturer in Education (Sociology of Education and Research Methods) in MIE.  He was previously employed as a Research Associate in the Special Education Department, St. Patrick’s College, DCU and as a Research Fellow in the Children’s Research Center, TCD. Rory was awarded his Ed.D in 2009 for his work on the recognition of the first languages of minority language children in Irish primary schools. He coordinates the Migrant Teacher Project and has published several pieces on this broad topic.

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Dr Emer Nowlan

MTP Research Project Officer

Emer brings broad experience to the Migrant Teacher Project. A qualified second-level teacher, she has worked in various educational and management roles in different countries. Her research interests include ethnicity, gender, power, ethical education and English as an Additional Language, and her PhD research explored the experiences of young people from Chinese, Vietnamese and Filipino backgrounds in post-primary schools in Ireland. Emer has a lifelong interest in multi-denominational and equality-based education, and she led the project to establish the first second-level Educate Together schools.

To contact the team:

Phone: 01 853 5168
Email:  mtp@mie.ie