Book Title: Education Matters Yearbook 2016-2017
Editor: Brian Mooney
Publisher: Education Matters
Available to purchase online
Over the last ten years, Education Matters Yearbook has established itself as the indispensable guide to the world of education in Ireland, bridging the gap between practitioners, managers, researchers and policy-makers. Published each December, the Yearbook informs, guides and inspires educationalists across all sectors to reflect on their goals and be successful in their profession.
This year’s edition contains articles by pioneers and specialists in education including contributions from Prof Brian Mac Craith, Prof John Sweeney, Prof Tom Collins, Peter Cassells, Dr Thomas Walsh, Dr Katherine Zappone, Dr Neil O’Connell, Dr Brian Fleming, Dr Declan Fahie, Tomás Ó Ruairc, John Walsh, Dr Selina McCoy, Dr Derek Walsh, Dr Eucharia Meehan, Prof Orla Feely, Maire Geoghegan Quinn, Dr Iain MacLaren.
The Yearbook informs, guides and inspires educationalists across all sectors to reflect on their goals and be successful in their profession. Topics addressed include: Pádraig Pearse the educationalist; A vision for the Irish language; Entrepreneurial thinking in education; Stress, resilience and quality of teachers’ lives; The transition from primary to secondary school mathematics; Teachers’ resistance to junior cycle reform; What could be wrong with senior cycle education; How private colleges can contribute to solving the funding dilemma in Higher Education; Teachers as researchers and consumers of research.
Some articles from Education Matters Yearbook 2016-2017 have been published on Creative Commons. You can download these free articles here.