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Dr Joanne O'Flaherty

BSc

Biography


Lecturer in Education

Micro-Teaching Coordinator
Academic Coordinator Ubuntu Network

Dr. Joanne O'Flaherty: PhD, (BSc) Physical Education, is a Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Limerick. Joanne qualified as a Physical Education & English teacher and worked in a variety of educational settings, including the formal post-primary sector and the NGO sector, before joining the UL faculty. She is involved in coordinating and disseminating different education modules offered by the School of Education at both undergraduate and post-graduate level. Currently she is responsible for the Coordination of the Micro-Teaching Program (a lab-based practicum experience prior to school placement which focuses on the development of a number of competencies and practices of the beginning teacher). Joanne also acts as the Academic Coordinator of the Ubuntu Network, which seeks to foster the integration of global competencies in teacher preparation (see www.ubuntu.ie). Her research interests include pre-service teacher education, moral development, SEL and social justice education and she has published in these areas.

Teaching Interests

Objectives in teaching:
Personal Development
Teaching for understanding cognisant of differentiation
Developing pro-social behaviour
Incorporation of inclusivity and diversity
Promotion of assessment for learning

Publications

Book

2008

Book Chapter

2018

Teacher Education in Ireland: Development and Challenges
O' Flaherty J., McMahon J. & Conway P.
International Handbook on Teacher Education Worldwide

2009

An examination of pre-service teacher education students attitudes and experiences of examining development education issues into post-primary education
McCormack, O; O'Flaherty, J
Ubuntu Network action research and other projects to integrate development education into Initial teacher education

Conference Contribution

2019

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Marszalek, J. M., Nilsson, J., O'Flaherty, J., Ó Gallchóir, C. and Conway, P. F.

2019

American Educational Research Association
Corcoran, R.P., O'Flaherty, J.

2018

American Educational Research Association
Corcoran, R.P., O'Flaherty, J.

2011

NAIRTL Conference, Engaging Minds, NUIG
Doyle, D., O'Flaherty, J.

2010

American Education Research Association
O'Flaherty, J., & Gleeson, J., (2010)

2010

NAIRTL / LIN annual Conference
Doyle. E., & O'Flaherty J.

2009

Irish Aid Sustainable Development Global Development Conference
O'Flaherty, J., Liddy, M., Tansey, L., & Roche, C. (2009)

2007

Development Futures Conference
O'Flaherty, J., & McCormack O., (2007)

2004

Conference on Civic Education Research
O'Flaherty, J., & Gleeson, J.

Conference Publication

2017

EDULEARN17
O'Flaherty, J. and McDonagh, A.

2014

European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Ó Gallchóir, C., O'Flaherty, J. and Hinchion, C.

Other Journal

2016

An evaluation of the WAVE academy approach to reducing Post Tramatic Stress Disorder
Corcoran, R.P., O'Flaherty, J., Morrissey, L., Ross, S.M., Cheung, A.C.K.
Journal of Education and Social Policy

Other Publication

2007

Developmental Education Resource Pack
Hogan, D; Liddy, M; O'Flaherty, J; McCormack, O

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019
2019

My cooperating teacher and I: how pre-service teachers story mentorship during School Placement
Ó Gallchóir C.;O’Flaherty J.;Hinchion C.
Journal Of Education For Teaching DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2019.1639258

2018

Factors that predict pre-service teachers' teaching performance
Corcoran, RP,O'Flaherty, J
Journal Of Education For Teaching DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2018.1433463

2018

Identity development: what I notice about myself as a teacher
Gallchoir, CO,O'Flaherty, J,Hinchion, C
European Journal Of Teacher Education DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2017.1416087

2017

Developing the characterstic spirit of publicly managed schools in a more secular and pluralist Ireland
O'Flaherty, J., McCormack, O., Gleeson, J., O'Reilly, B., O'Grady, E., Kenny, N.
Cambridge Journal Of Education DOI: 10.1080/0305764X.2017.1332161

2017

Longitudinal tracking of academic progress during teacher preparation
Corcoran, RP,O'Flaherty, J
British Journal Of Educational Psychology DOI: 10.1111/bjep.12171

2017

Executive function during teacher preparation
Corcoran, RP,O'Flaherty, J
Teaching And Teacher Education DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2016.12.023

2017
2016

Personality Development during Teacher Preparation
Corcoran, RP,O'Flaherty, J
Frontiers in psychology DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01677

2015

Student teachers, socialisation, school placement and schizophrenia: The case of curriculum change
Gleeson J.;O'Flaherty J.;Galvin T.;Hennessy J.
Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice DOI: 10.1080/13540602.2014.968895

2015

Student teachers, socialisation, school placement and schizophrenia: the case of curriculum change
Gleeson, J., O’Flaherty, J., Galvin, T. & Hennessy, J.
Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice

2014

Making the Case for Moral Development Education
O'Flaherty, J., Doyle, E.
Journal Of Further And Higher Education

2014

Making the case for moral development education
O'Flaherty J.;Doyle E.
Journal Of Further And Higher Education DOI: 10.1080/0309877X.2012.699519

2013

School culture and curriculum change through the lens of student teachers on placement
Gleeson, J. & O’Flaherty, J.
J. Vocational Education & Training

2013

The Impact of Education Level and Type on Cognitive Moral Reasoning
Doyle, E. and O'Flaherty, J.
Irish Educational Studies

2011

Educating Engaged Citizens: Four Projects From Ireland
O'Flaherty,J., Liddy, M., Tansey, L. & Roche, C.
Education And Training DOI: 10.1108/00400911111138442

Published Report