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Dr. Rory Mc Daid

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Contact

Telephone
01 805 7708
Location
St Mary's, Room 224

Rannóg/Section

Director of Research

Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Education

Course Leader, MES Intercultural Learning and Leadership

Coordinator, Migrant Teacher Project

Visiting Research Fellow, CAVE, School of Education, Trinity College, Dublin

Qualifications

BA (Humanities) (St. Pats/DCU)
HDipEd (NUI Galway)
MPhil (Peace Studies) (TCD)
EdD (St. Pats/DCU)

Teaching

Sociology of Education (B.Ed; PME) 

Inclusion and Diversity  (B.Sc (ECE))

Intercultural Education (MES)

Research Methods (MES)

Research / Professional Interests

Teacher diversity
Educaring for refugee and asylum seeking children
Recognition of first languages in schools
Qualitative research methodologies
Minority ethnic and minority language parental involvement in schools
Cultural mediation in schools

Publications

Books

Keane, E., Heinz, M., & Mc Daid, R. (Eds). (2023). Diversifying the teaching profession: Dimensions, dilemmas and directions for the future. United Kingdom: Routledge.

Ó Duibhir, P., Mc Daid, R. and O'Shea, A. (Eds.) (2011). All Changed? Culture and identity in contemporary Ireland. Dublin: Duras

Book Chapters

Keane, E., Heinz, M. & Mc Daid, R. (2023). Diversifying the teaching profession: Representation matters. In E. Keane, M. Heinz & R. Mc Daid (Eds.), Diversifying the teaching profession: Dimensions, dilemmas and directions for the future. United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 3-21.

Keane, E., Heinz, M. & Mc Daid, R. (2023). Diversity in the teaching profession in Ireland: Tracing research and policy development. In E. Keane, M. Heinz & R. Mc Daid (Eds.), Diversifying the teaching profession: Dimensions, dilemmas, and directions for the future. United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 36-53.

Mc Daid, R. (2023). Migrant teachers in Ireland: An untapped reservoir? In E. Keane, M. Heinz & R. Mc Daid (Eds.), Diversifying the teaching profession: Dimensions, dilemmas and directions for the future. United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 144-154.

Sala Rothen, M.F. & Mc Daid, R. (2023). Someone like me? Minority ethnic children reflect on the need for minority ethnic teachers. In E. Keane, M. Heinz & R. Mc Daid (Eds.), Diversifying the teaching profession: Dimensions, dilemmas and directions for the future. United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 166-177.

Mc Daid, R., Keane, E. & Heinz, M. (2023). Mapping learning and interrogating tensions. In E. Keane, M. Heinz & R. Mc Daid (Eds.), Diversifying the teaching profession: Dimensions, dilemmas and directions for the future. United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 211-225.

Heinz, M., Keane, E. & Mc Daid, R. (2023). Charting pathways towards a more diverse, equitable and inclusive teaching profession. In E. Keane, M. Heinz & R. Mc Daid (Eds.), Diversifying the teaching profession: Dimensions, dilemmas and directions for the future. United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 226-240.

Walsh, T. and Mc Daid, R. (2019). Race discrimination and the management of ethnic diversity at work: The case of elementary teachers in Ireland. In J. Vassilopoulou, O. Kyriakidou, V. Showunmi and J. Brabet, (Eds.), Race discrimination and the management of ethnic diversity at work: European countries perspectives. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 81-105.

Mc Daid, R. (2019). Smoothing the bumpy road? An examination of some targeted initiatives for refugee and minority ethnic children and young people in Ireland. In J. McBrien (Ed.), Exploring educational policies and practices in English-speaking countries of refugee resettlement. Rotterdam: Sense, pp. 220-239.

Mc Daid, R. (2018). Closing the achievement for minority language children: Some thoughts on continuing the march. In B. O’Toole and B. Skinner (Eds.), Minority language pupils and the curriculum: Closing the achievement gap. Dublin and Belfast: SCOTENS, pp. 40-47.

Mc Daid, R. and Walsh, T. (2016). Challenging the homogeneity of the elementary school teaching force in Ireland. In C. Schmidt and J. Schneider (Eds.), Diversifying the teaching force in transnational contexts: Critical perspectives. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 153-164.

Mc Daid, R. (2012). Interculturalism in post-primary education. In T. Hall, (Ed.), Education matters year book 2012. Kerry: Education Matters, pp. 133-134.

Ó Duibhir, P., Mc Daid, R., and O'Shea, A. (2011). Introduction. In P. Ó Duibhir, R. Mc Daid and A. O'Shea. (Eds), All Changed? Culture and identity in contemporary Ireland. Dublin: Duras, pp. 9-21.

Mc Daid, R. (2011). GŁOS, VOCE, VOICE: Minority Language Children Reflect on the Recognition of their First Languages in Irish Primary Schools. In M. Darmody, N. Tyrrell and S. Song (Eds.), The changing faces of Ireland: Exploring immigrant and ethnic minority children's experiences. Rotterdam: Sense, pp. 17-33.

Mc Daid, R. (2007). New Kids on the Block. In P. Downes and A.L. Gilligan (Eds.), Beyond Educational Disadvantage. Dublin: IPA, pp 268-279.


Journal Articles

Mc Daid, R. and Nowlan, E. (2022). Barriers to recognition for migrant teachers in Ireland. European Educational Research Journal 21(2), 247-264.

Egan, O. and Mc Daid, R. (2019). Lesbian and gay teachers and Ireland's marriage equality referendum: Rainbow recognition or rancour redux? Irish Teachers' Journal, 7(1), 129-145.

Schmidt, C. and Mc Daid, R. (2015). Linguistic barriers among internationally educated teachers in Ireland and Canada: A critical comparative analysis. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics,38(3), 172-183.

Prunty, A., Dupont, M. and Mc Daid, R. (2012). Voices of students with special educational needs (SEN): Views on schoolingSupport for Learning, 27(1), 29-36.

Educational Resources

Friend-Pereira, J.C. and Mc Daid, R. (2002). Anti-racism and multiculturalism campaigns: Activity and resource pack for student co-ordinators. Dublin: USI.

Cullen, J. and Mc Daid, R. (2001). The disability handbook. Dublin: USI.

Research Reports

Share, M. Delaney, C. and Mc Daid, R. (2021). PGR StudentSurvey.ie - Qualitative Data Analysis Report. Dublin: StudentSurvey.ie

Mc Daid, R. (2020). CDETB Migrant integration project: Evaluation report. Dublin: CDETB.

Minton, S. and Mc Daid, R. (2017). A study of participating students’ experiences of the Trinity admissions feasibility study (TAFS). Dublin : CAVE, TCD.

Merriman, B., Greene, S., Doyle, E. and Mc Daid, R. (2013). Growing up in Ireland: Report on the qualitative study of infants and their parent at wave 1. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs 

Travers, J., Balfe, T., Butler, C., Day, T., Dupont, M., Mc Daid, R., O’Donnell, M. and Prunty, A. (2010). Addressing the challenges and barriers to inclusion in Irish schools: Report to the research and development committee of the Department of Education and Skills.Dublin: St Patrick’s College, Special Education Department.

Ware, J., Balfe, T., Butler, C., Day, T., Dupont, M., Harten, C., Farrell, A., Mc Daid, R., O’Riordan, M., Prunty, A. and Travers, J. (2009). Research report on the role of special schools & classes in Ireland (NCSE Research Reports No: 4). Trim: National Council for Special Education.

Mc Daid, R. (2001). An acute absence: Female participation in students unions. Brussels: ESIB

Conference Contributions

Mc Daid, R., & Share, M. (2022 November 1) Qualitative data analysis: 2019 PGR qualitative data [Workshop Presentation]. Studentsurvey.ie, Online. 

Mc Daid, R. (2022 October 17) Student teachers as researchers: How have we gotten here and where are we going? [Invited Keynote}. Stranmillis University College, Belfast.

Mc Daid, R. (2022 June 20) Best practice in refugee education: Insights from Ireland [Invited Oral Presentation]. OECD Webinar.

Terhart, H., Proyer, M., Mc Daid, R., & Schmidt, C. (2022 May 26). Internationally educated teachers in times of crisis [Symposium]. ATEE Spring Conference, Dublin.

O'Brien, M., Gibson, D., Burns, G., King, P., Mc Daid, R., Murphy, T., O'Shea, A., & Farrell, C, (2022 April 8). Recovering what matters in education through building a critical community of praxis: thinking, dialoging, caring as teacher educators in challenging times [Symposium]. ESAI Annual Conference, Online.

Mc Daid, R. (2021 November 20) Research-led first language recognition [Invited Oral Presentation]. Forum of Heritage Language Coalitions in Europe, Online.

Mc Daid, R. (2021 September 9). Immigrant internationally educated teachers re-accessing the job market in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. ECER, Online.

Mc Daid, R. (2021 May 27). Intercultural education in Europe: Key policy developments [Invited Oral Presentation]. SIDIT: Multicultural Classrooms in Europe - Leading the way to a more inclusive teaching, Online.

O'Brien, M., Burns, G., Gibson, D., O'Shea, A., Farrell, C., King, P., & Mc Daid, R. (2021 March 26) Possibilities and challenges for communities of practice in disembodied (COVID) spaces [Symposium]. ESAI Annual Conference, Online.

Mc Daid, R., & Campbell, G. (2021 March 25). An injection of confidence? Immigrant internationally educated teachers reflect on their involvement with the migrant teacher project [Conference Presentation]. ESAI Annual Conference, Online.

Mc Daid, R. (2021 March 23). The role of teacher diversity in migrant children’s educational success? [Invited Oral Presentation]. IMMERSE 2020: Supporting Migrant Children’s Educational Access and Participation, UCC, Online.

Mc Daid, R., & Campbell, G. (2021 March 12). Discrimination, language and race and migrant teachers in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. R/EQUAL consortium, Online.

Mc Daid, R., & Campbell, G. (2020 December 3). Migrant teacher confidence is in short supply [Conference Presentation]. Internationalisation of Teacher Education and International Teacher Migration, Online.

O'Brien, M., Mc Daid, R., King, P., Gibson, D, O'Shea, A., Farrell, C., & Burns, G. (2020 April 3) Performativity and teacher educator praxis in the PUCA: Opening up possibilities for pause and reflective praxis [Symposium]. ESAI Annual Conference, DCU, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. & Nowlan, E. (2020 January 23). Migrant teachers in Ireland – What does the research tell us? [Invited Oral Presentation]. TRISS Bitesize, TCD, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2019 November 14). Formal and informal barriers to recognition for immigrant internationally educated teachers in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. DITE Research Symposium, Galway.

Mc Daid, R. (2019 March 14) Linguistic diversity in Dublin’s schools [Invited Oral Presentation]. Trinity and the Changing City: Dublin’s Languages, TCD, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R., & Nowlan, E. (2019 January 31). Immigrant teachers working in Ireland: Barriers and beyond [Invited Oral Presentation]. TCD School of Education Research Seminar, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R., & Nowlan, E. (2019 January 25). Complexity in migrant teachers’ stories [Conference Presentation]. DCU Intercultural Education Conference, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2018 November 3). Linguistic diversity and migrant teachers in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. First Mother Tongues Conference on Heritage Language Education in Ireland, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2018 July 12). Migrant teachers and teacher diversity [Invited Oral Presentation]. SIRIUS National Roundtable 2018, Dublin.  

Nowlan, E., & Mc Daid, R. (2018 April 6). Migrant teachers in Ireland – A process of elimination? [Conference Presentation]. ESAI Annual Conference, Dublin.

Walsh, T., & Mc Daid, R. (2016 August 25). Excavating the foundations of a homogenous primary school teaching force in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. ECER Annual Conference, Dublin.

O’Toole, L., Mc Daid, R., & Ryan, A. (2016 June 22). Assessment of combined foundation discipline content on an initial teacher education programme: Student-lecturer interdisciplinary dialoguing of theories to practices [Conference Presentation]. Dialogue across education and humanities conference, St. Patrick’s College, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2015 December 10). Who is not in the classroom? [Conference Presentation]. IDEC Annual Conference, Ennis.

Mc Daid, R. (2015 September 9). Struggling for legitimacy: The experiences of internationally educated teachers in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. ECER Annual Conference, Budapest.

Mc Daid, R. (2015 April 10). “Wow! This is great; this will get me into teaching!” Immigrant internationally educated teachers reflect on teaching in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. ESAI, Maynooth.

Mc Daid, R., & Schmidt, C. (2014 May 29). Linguistic barriers among internationally educated teachers in Ireland and Manitoba: A critical comparative analysis [Conference Presentation]. Diverse Teachers for Diverse Learners Conference, Glasgow.  

Mc Daid, R. (2014 April 17). Know your place: An examination of the experiences of some IETs in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. ATEE Winter Conference, Budapest.

Mc Daid, R. (2013 March 22). Entry criteria: Obstructing the path to becoming another brick in the wall? Entering initial teacher education in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. ESAI Annual Conference, Limerick.

Mc Daid, R. (2013 March 21). Supporting first languages in Irish schools [Invited Oral Presentation]. ELSTA Workshop, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2012 November 24). First languages in Irish primary schools – some Polish children’s reflections [Conference Presentation]. Network of Polish Schools in Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R., & O’Toole, B. (2012 September 29). Literacy teaching through sport: ‘Kicking off with English language skills [Conference Presentation]. RAI Annual Conference, Marino Institute of Education, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2010, December 4). Promoting multilingualism through a trilingual literacy camp in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. ESRC Seminar Series, Goldsmiths College, London.

Mc Daid, R. (2010 March 27). Pedagogues, power and perpetuation: The prioritisation of English language learning in Irish primary classrooms [Conference Presentation]. ESAI Annual Conference, Dundalk.

Mc Daid, R. (2009, February 28). “Nomenclature” - minority language and minority ethnic children. [Invited Oral Presentation]. ELSTA, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2008, October 3). Meeting the needs of foreign national young people in Irish schools [Invited Oral Presentation]. Foreign National Young People at Risk Seminar, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2008, September 20). Children recruiting teachers? [Conference Presentation]. Human Rights Education for a Sustainable Future: Celebrating 60 years of the UDHR. St. Patrick’s College, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2008, September 8). Tears, trust and transformation: Schools’ cultural mediation project [Conference Presentation]. ESAI Annual Conference, Galway, 8 September 2008.

Mc Daid, R. (2007, November 23). Fág ag an doras iad!: Critiquing monolingual English-only language support for minority language children in Ireland [Conference Presentation]. Language, Education and Diversty Conference, University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Mc Daid, R. (2007, April 19). Recognising first languages: Moving beyond monolingual, English-only language support [Conference Presentation]. IRAAL Public Seminar. TCD, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2007, March 26). Tapor, hirva and other axes [Conference Presentation]. Compass EAL Seminar, Church of Ireland College of Education, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2007, March 5). Minority ethnic and minority language children in Irish primary schools: A practical vision for a better future [Conference Presentation], Inservice Education Public Lecture, St. Patrick’s College, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2007, March 3). Barbarus hic ego sum quia non intelligor ulli! [Conference Presentation]. RAI, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.

Mc Daid, R. (2006, November 16). Exploring commercialism in the international classroom. [Invited Oral Presentation].Campaign for Commercial Free Education: Inaugural Meeting, Dublin.

Mc Daid, R. (2006, May 19). An examination of the involvement of children in the selection process for Ireland’s first ombudsman for children [Conference Presentation]. Investment and Citizenship: Towards a Transdisciplinary Dialogue on Child and Youth Rights. Brock University, Canada.

Funded Research and Projects

Project titleFunding bodyDatesAward
D1&7 SCP: Programme Review (PI)  D1&7 School Completion Programme2021€8,000
Migrant Teacher Experience North and South (Co-PI)SCoTENS2021€5,000
Postgraduate Student SurveyStudentSurvey.ie2021€7,000
Migrant Teacher Project (PI)Department of Justice and Equality (AMIF)2019-2022€150,000
Migrant Teacher Project (PI)Department of Education and Skills2019-2022€50,000
Evaluation of Migrant Integration Project (PI)CDETB2018-2019€4,000
Migrant Teacher Project (PI)Teaching Council (John Coolahan Research Support Awards)2018-2019€4,950
Migrant Teacher Project (PI)Department of Justice and Equality (NIFP)2017-2019€100,000
The lives of Immigrant Internationally Educated Teachers (PI)Marino Institute of Education - Seed funding2014€1,500