TEPE Conference 2017

#TEPE2017

Education for all: Issues for teacher education
Ireland: 18th – 20th May 2017
Faculty of Education, Mary Immaculate College and the Teacher Education Policy in Europe Network

THURSDAY 18TH MAY 2017


17:00 – 18:00 Registration
17:30- 18:00 Conference Opening:
Chair of TEPE Network, Prof Joanna Madalinska-Michalak
Local Organiser, Prof. Teresa O’Doherty
18:00 – 19:30

Keynote Lecture – Prof. Judith Warren Little
Carol Liu Professor of Education Policy, Emerita,
University of California, Berkley
“The challenge of ‘education for all’: How is teacher education positioned to meet it?”

Chair: Prof. Judith Harford


19:30 – 20:30 Welcome Reception

FRIDAY 19TH MAY 2017


9:00 – 10:30 Parallel Session 1A – Chair: Mr. Gavin Murphy
Theme 1: Initial teacher education for all

  • Dr. Elaine Keane and Dr. Manuela Heinz, NUIG. ‘Evidence-based Policy Development and Research about Diversity in Initial Teacher Education in Ireland.’
  • Dr. Ciarán Ó Mathúna and Steven Maguire, Marino Institute of Education. ‘How are male student teachers perceived on Teaching Practice…Is there a gender issue?’
  • Dr. Suzanne O’Keefe. MIC. ‘The feminisation of teaching: connecting male teacher voices to the gender debate in education.’
Parallel Session 1B – Chair: Dr. Margaret Egan
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Dr. Anne McMorrough and Dr. Conor Galvin, Marino Institute of Education. ‘Re-constituting Teacher Education Policy in Contemporary Europe: Expertise, Processes and the Art of Institutional Persuasion.’
  • Deirdre Smith. Ontario College of Teachers. “Fostering Ethical Professionality.”
Parallel Session 1C – Chair: Patrick Burke
Theme 2: Equality and Access

  • Dr. Fionnula Tynan. MIC. ‘Equality and Access: Challenging Assumptions about Learners with Disability.’
  • Prof. Gert Van der Westhuizen. University of Johannesburg. Prof. Catherine Odora Hoppers, University of South Africa, and Dr. Björn Åstrand, Karlstad University, Sweden. ‘Inclusive Education in Practice: An International Focus on Curriculum Change.’
  • Dr. Orla Slattery. MIC. ‘Including Students with Intellectual Disability in Higher Education: Dismantling the Optics of Inclusion.’
Parallel Session 1D – Chair: Professor Brian Hudson
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Dr. Timothy Murphy. UL, Dr. Cathal de Paor, MIC and Dr. Michelle Attard Tonna, University of Malta. ‘Adopting an inclusive approach to teachers’ CPD needs: Responding to sectoral differences across primary and secondary levels in the Irish and Maltese educational contexts.’
  • Prof. Anthony Finn. University of Glasgow. ‘An uncertain future: some implications of Brexit for Teaching and Teacher Professionalism in Europe.’
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Parallel Session 2A – Chair: Dr. Cathal dePaor
Theme 1: Initial teacher education for all

  • Prof. Timo Saloviita. University of Jyväskylä, Finland. ‘Outcomes of Teacher Education: Subject teachers Compared with Primary Teachers.’
  • Dr. Anne O’Dwyer and Miriam Hamilton, MIC. ‘Exploring and deciphering the diverse needs of pre-service primary science teachers.’
  • Dr. Zdenka Gadusova and Dr. Lubica Predanocyova, Constantine Philosopher University in Nitra Slovakia. ‘Planning of Teaching Activities – View of School Staff and Managers.’
Parallel Session 2B – Chair: Professor Marco Snoek
Theme 1: Initial teacher education for all

  • Dr. Fisun Bozkurt. Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey, Dr. Anne Nevgi and Prof. Hannele Niemi, University of Helsinki. ‘The Professional Teacher Competencies and Cultural Competencies of Finnish and Turkish Students.’
  • Dr. Elizabeth Mathews. DCU. ‘What’s the sign for ‘equality’? Deaf people accessing teacher education in Ireland.’
Parallel Session 2C – Chair: Dr. Margaret Nohilly
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Prof. Judith Harford. UCD. Prof. Teresa O’Doherty, MIC. ‘Teacher Education Preparation: Investigating Historical Perspectives.’
  • Dr. Francesca Caena. Italian Ministery of Education. ‘Teacher education policy: issues and trends in the Italian context vs a European/global discourse.’
  • Dr. Finn Ó Murchú. MIC. ‘Team teaching and learning for all: Are claims for a victory narrative warranted, yet?’
Parallel Session 2D – Chair: Neil Ó Conaill
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Audrey Halpin. DCU. ‘Preparing Teachers of All Children using Education For All and Inclusive Education Ideologies.’
  • Dr. Slawomir Krychala. University of Lower Silesia, Poland. ‘Ongoing Teachers Education by Expanding Learning in Project “Tutoring in Wroclaw Schools.’
  • Dr. Brenda Ivers. NUIG. ‘Further Education Pre-service Teacher: Factors which influence teacher professional identity examined through reflection.’
12:30 – 13:00 Poster Presentations

  • Nina Kilbrink, Elisabet Olsson, Maria Petersson & Anita Ward. Karlstad University, Sweden. ‘Transformation of knowledge: From researchers to teachers in a bridging programme after third-cycle qualification.’
  • Dr. Arleta Suwalska. University of Lodz, Poland. ‘Finland’s Fourth Way of educational change in context of teachers’ professionalism.’
  • Dr. Nilufer Kuru and Prof. Berrin Akman. Hacettepe University, Turkey. ‘Examining the Science Process Skills of Pre-schoolers with Regards to Variable Effects of Teachers and Children.’
  • Hanna Ilola and Dr. Paivi Karttunen. Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland. ‘Participatory pedagogy as a framework for Vocational Teacher Education in Tampere University of Applied Sciences (=TAMK).’
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
TEPE Board meeting
14:00 – 15:30

Keynote Lecture – Prof. Áine Hyland
Emeritus Professor of Education and former Vice-President of University College Cork
“Teacher Education Reform in Ireland: Policy and Process”

Chair: Professor Teresa O’Doherty


15:30 – 17:00 Short Film Showcase
Screening of short films about life in Limerick created by students of Media and Communication Studies, MIC.
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15:30 – 17:00 Parallel Session 3A – Chair: Dr. TJ Ó Ceallaigh
Theme 1: Initial teacher education for all

  • Prof. Piotr Zbróg and Joanna Piasta-Siechowicz. Mgr.Jan Kochanowski University (JKU) in Kielce, Poland. ‘The Model of Assessment in Dialogue as an example of creative lessons planning by teacher / of gaining ability by students during lessons.’
  • Molly Daly and Mary Roche. MIC. ‘Learning to co-teach with learner teachers: reflection and action for inclusion in an ITE context.’
  • Dr. Aoife Lynam and Prof Conor Mc Guckin Hibernia College. ‘Bereavement and SPHE in the Classroom: How can Irish Educators Support Grieving Pupils?’
Parallel Session 3B – Chair: Professor Teresa O’Doherty
Theme 1: Initial teacher education for all

  • Prof. Jens Rasmussen. Aarhus University, Denmark. ‘Reform of teacher education and teacher educator competences: A survey study.’
  • Dr. Devon Goodwin and Dr. Elaine Keane, NUIG. ‘Experiences of Working Class Applicants and Entrants to Initial Teacher Education in Ireland.’
  • Dr. Lubica Predanocyova and Dr. Zdenka Gadusova, Constantine Philosopher University in Nitra Slovakia. ‘Competence of Planning Educational Process in Pre-Service Teacher Training.’
Parallel Session 3C – Chair: Professor Joanna Madalinska-Michalak
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Alan Gorman and Prof. Catherine Furlong, DCU. ‘The teacher I have to be: An exploration into the influence of lay theories; the problem that won’t go away.’
  • Prof. Michael Jopling, David Littlefair and Dr. Irenie Lowry, Northumbria University. ‘Developing teacher education and professional learning in partnership through an era of perpetual change.’
  • Dr. Eilis O’Sullivan and Dr. Margaret Nohilly, MIC. ‘Students’ interpretation of leadership in educational contexts.’
Parallel Session 3D – Chair: Dr. Finn O Murchú
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Dr. Davide Parmigiani. University of Genoa (Italy). ‘New Secondary Teacher Education program in Italy: perspectives and challenges.’
  • Deirdre Smith. Ontario College of Teachers. ‘Co-Constructing a Collective Vision of Professional Learning for the Teaching Profession.’
  • Marijka Walsh. AMI, DIT. ‘All feelings are ok but not all behaviours, but how do we learn that?’
17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 – 19:00

IRMSS Keynote Lecture – Vivian Gadsden
President of The American Educational Research Association (AERA)
“Title of Presentation TBC”


19:30 – 20:00 Book Launch – Brian Hudson
“Overcoming Fragmentation in Teacher Education Policy and Practice”
20:00 – 23:00 Conference Dinner – Strand Hotel

SATURDAY 20TH MAY 2017


9:00 – 10:30 Parallel Session 4A – Chair: Dr. Francesca Caena
Theme 1: Equality and Access

  • Jane Meckbach and John Hellström, Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences. ‘Recruiting immigrant students to the initial PE teacher education at the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences.’
  • Prof. Joanna Madalińska-Michalak. University of Warsaw. ‘Ethics in the System of Education in Poland: Issues for Teacher Education.’
  • Dr. Margaret Egan and Dr. Fionnuala Tynan, MIC. ‘Education for All: From Memories of Exclusion to a Vision of Inclusion.’
Parallel Session 4C – Chair: Dr. Eilís O’Sullivan
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Dr. Brian Murphy. UCC. ‘Evolution in initial teacher education in literacy for secondary school teachers: An Irish experience.’
  • Dr. Fisun Bozkurt. Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey. ‘The Importance of Direct Experience: Bilateral Fieldwork in Human Geography.’
  • Dr. Mia Treacy. Deputy Director of the Professional Development Service for Teachers, Ireland. ‘Restrictive Factors in Changing Mathematics Practice in One Case Study Primary School in Ireland.’
Parallel Session 4D – Chair: Anne O’Byrne
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Prof. Ana Luís. University of Coimbra, Portugal. ‘Professional development through teacher research: evidence from secondary school teachers in Portugal.’
  • Ruth Bourke. MIC. ‘Developing a conceptual framework for case study analysis of two network of DEIS schools.’
  • Prof. Mary O’Sullivan. UL, Dr. Melissa Parker. UL. ‘How National and Global Policies are impacting Physical Education Teacher Education.’
Parallel Session 4E – Chair: Prof Pavel Zgaga
Theme 3: Theory, policy and practice in teacher education

  • Dr. Timothy Murphy. UL, Dr. Patricia Mannix-McNamara. UL, Mary Masterson, UL. Patrick Tally and Dr. Elaine McLaughlin, St. Mary’s University College, Belfast.‘Teachers’ Pedagogical Well-being: Responding to Educational Disadvantage.
  • Dr. Marco Snoek. Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. ‘Bridging the gap between research and school development within the teacher education curriculum.’
  • Derbhile de Paor. MIC. ‘Stories from School. A narrative inquiry exploring the experiences of teachers supporting school based teacher education.’
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30

Keynote Lecture –  Professor Brian Hudson

Overcoming Fragmentation in Teacher Education Policy and Practice

Professor of Education, University of Sussex, UK
Chair: Professor Joanna Madalinska-Michalak

 


12:30 – 13:00 Conference Close

Lunch

13:30 – 18:30 Optional Trip to the Cliffs of Moher
15:30 – 16:30

IRMSS Keynote Lecture – Dr Karl Kitching
Lecturer in Education, University College Cork

What can research on education injustice represent? What does it do?”