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Mr. Gerard Slattery

BD, BBS, MBS, GDE

Biography

Gerard Slattery. BBS, BD, MBS, MPh, PDET, GDE, DRE, CEL, CTEFL, CTG.
Lecturer in Education (Business), School of Education, Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, University of Limerick, Ireland.



Research Interests

1. Entrepreneurship Education
The nature of entrepreneurship education and its contribution economically and socially. Approaches to entrepreneurship in Irish schools at second level. Curricular options afforded through various programmes already in existence in Irish schools and prospects for development through short course development in junior cycle. The alignment between principles of the Framework of Junior Cycle and configuration of entrepreneurship initiatives.

2. Teacher Education Systems
The nature of consecutive and concurrent models of teacher education across Europe with particular focus on consecutive approaches across different national education systems and policies.

3. Formative Assessment
Various approaches to formative assessment and its influences on learning, motivation and accomplishment. Developing models of feedback to embed learning and spur awareness of and motivation for learning. Developing ownership of learning.

Teaching Interests

Have devised and led modules on the Professional Master of Education (Business) course in Business Pedagogy and Business Education
at postgraduate level.

EN6081 - Business Education 1: Entrepreneurship Education and ICT
EN6181 - Business Education 1: Entrepreneurship Education and Business Skills
EN6091 - Business Pedagogy 1: Pedagogy of teaching Accounting, Business and Economics
EN6191 - Business Pedagogy 1: Pedagogy of teaching Accounting, Business and Economics
EN6172 - Business Pedagogy 2: Pedagogy of business teaching/simulation in Transition Year
EN6173 - Business Pedagogy 3: Pedagogy of business specialist topics/projects,
EN6104 - Business Education 2: Teaching business topics in further education (FE) and professional aspects of business teaching.

Have partnered in the teaching of:
EN4008 - Teacher as Professional
EN4017 - Understanding Schools
EN4041 - Introduction to Philosophy
EN6054 - Curriculum Policy and Reform
EN6151 - Identity and Agency
EN6162 - School Placement 1
EN6163 - School Placement 2

Professional Activities

Committee

  • Governing Authority, University of Limerick, Ireland, Elected as an academic staff/research representative.
  • Faculty Board, Education and Health Sciences, University of Limerick, Ireland,

Language

  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Latin