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In my Reading Classroom…Emirati Student Teachers Constructing Teaching Styles in the College Classroom (TESOL Arabia, 2012)Those entering the education profession in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) often face considerable obstacles in the government’s primary school system, particularly in the teaching of English reading. Traditional curricula ...
'Exploring the Impact of Teacher Education Pedagogy on EFL Reading Teacher Identities: A United Arab Emirates Case' (Routledge, 2014)In response to a demand by government authorities to significantly improve educational practices in the UAE, and to simultaneously Emiratize and professionalize the teaching profession (Mograby, 1999; UAE Ministry of ...
In between the lines of the Primary language curriculum: teacher involvement in the process of curriculum change (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2017)The process of curriculum change and reform can be challenging and complex. It is an area which is often neglected both in educational scholarship and contemporary debate, particularly within the Irish context. This is ...
Integrating, fostering and encouraging the development of literacy skills in the Irish Primary science classroom (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)The National strategy to improve literacy and numeracy among children and young people 2011-2020 in Ireland states that we need to prioritise literacy and numeracy through positive interventions and integrating these skills ...
Religion, values, and secularization in Europe: a multilevel. cross-national, comparative analysis of the European Values Study Data (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2017)This thesis examines the relationship between religion and values through an analysis of the four waves of the European Values Study 1981 -2008. The thesis engages with key conceptualisations and theorisations of the ...