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James Gleeson


Post-primary teacher of RE, English and Irish, City of Dublin VEC and South Tipperary VEC. Project Leader SPIRAL 2, EC Transition from School to Work Project (1983-1987). Head of Department of Second-level Education (1991-1995) after integration of Thomond College of Education with University of Limerick. Administrative duties and membership of many University committees and Teaching Practice supervision. These committees included: Academic Council, University Management Committee, Teaching Practice Committee (Chair). Liaison with the external community and organisation of guest lecture series. From 1993-1995 I spent two days per week with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) as Project Manager for the development of the Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA).

Research Interests

Curriculum Development and Change; Curriculum Evaluation; National Education Policy; Initial Vocational Education and Training; ICT for teaching and learning; education and exploring masculinities.