Skip to main content

Ms. Carmel Hinchion


Carmel Hinchion is Lecturer in Teaching, Learning and Assessment and Lecturer in English Pedagogy in School of Education, University of Limerick. Previous to this she taught in second level schooling as an English and History teacher as well as Social and Personal Education academic leader. She has a Masters in Education and qualifications in School Development Planning and Counselling. She is presently completing her PhD thesis on student teachers ' experiences of learning to become teachers. Carmel is responsible for teaching modules on: Becoming a Teacher: Identity and Agency, English Pedagogics 1 & 2, and Research and Practice Portfolio.

Professional Interests

Initial Teacher Education
Student Teacher Identity Making and Experiences of Learning
English Pedagogy
Qualitative Research Methods (Narrative, Discourse Analysis, Representational Methods)


Book Chapter


Teacher Educator Exchange Partnership (TEEP) in Uganda and Ireland:A window on Teacher Education in sub-Saharan Africa
Kieran,P., Hinchion,C., Kaije,D., Kyambadde,R., Bradley,P
Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Closer Perspectives.


A Literacy Event in English Pedagogy Class: Reading "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen
Teaching Global Perspectives, Introducing student Teachers to Development Education


Teaching as Professional Inquiry
O'Sullivan,M., Tannehill, D., Hinchion,C.
Physical education for learning: A Guide or Secondary Schools

Peer Reviewed Journal


Film Education as Ethical Pedagogy: Lessons from Workshops for Teachers and Pre-Service Teachers of English
McDermot,K., Hinchion,C., McGivern,A.,Meade,D. (In review)
English In Education


A Changing Assessment Landscape in Ireland: The Place of Oral Language
Lenihen, R., Hinchion, C., and Laurenson, P.
English In Education