Influence of Liberation Theology on Critical Pedagogy

Many of the critical pedagogists whose ideas currently inform theory and practice in the field of education acknowledge the influence of Paulo Freire on their thinking. Those whose thinking show traces of a Freirean influence include Peter McLaren, Henry Giroux, Joe Kincheloe, Shirley Steinberg, bell hooks, Ira Shor, Stanley Aronowitz, Michael Apple and Jonathan Kozol. […]

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Recent Irish Research (May 2013) supports our stance on teachers accessing research

Two recent research reports reinforced a strong recommendation of the Practice-based Research Encompassing Professional Development Project (March 2012) conducted by Glenn, McDonagh, Sullivan and Roche of www.eari.ie. These papers were presented at the Research Alive Conference 11th May 2013 which was hosted by The Centre for Effective Services (CES), National Council for Curriculum and Assessment […]

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Online Summer Course 2013

Enhancing Practice through Reflection, Action and Self-Evaluation Summer Course 2013 Online (Primary teachers are entitled to three EPV days) Click here to apply through Mayo Education Centre In this course, you will: explore ideas such as reflective practice and critical thinking, make a personal action plan to enhance and evaluate your everyday work see and […]

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