Dr. Ann-marie Young

Dr. Ann-marie Young
Academic Director of School Placement
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Ann-Marie Young

Lecturer Below The Bar BSC, PGCE, PHD

 
researcher

Biography

Graduate of St Mary's University (BSc in Sports Science), Canterbury Christ Church University (PGCE in Physical Education) and University of Limerick (PhD). Worked as a Physical Education teacher in England for 9 years before returning to Ireland to pursue further study. Completed a PhD while lecturing on the Physical Education and Sport Sciences programme (PESS) at the University of Limerick. PhD study looked at the role of the cooperating teacher during school placement, with the aim to contribute to the development of a formal supervision role (part funded by the Teaching Council). Research interests: initial teacher education, school placement and continuous professional development.

Research Interests

Research Interests: Initial teacher education with a focus on the development of the school placement process. Specifically looking at the role each of the key stakeholders play in the development of student teachers and the development of a structured and formal approach to supervision in school placement. Curriculum development in Physical Education.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'Cultivating relationships with school placement stakeholders: the perspective of the cooperating teacher'
Young, A.M. & MacPhail, A. (2016) 'Cultivating relationships with school placement stakeholders: the perspective of the cooperating teacher'. European Journal Of Teacher Educationeuropean Journal Of Teacher Education, 39 (3):287-301 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Standing on the periphery: Cooperating teachers' perceptions and responses to the role of supervision'
Young, A.M. and MacPhail, A. (2014) 'Standing on the periphery: Cooperating teachers' perceptions and responses to the role of supervision'. European Physical Education Review, 21 (2):222-237 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Partnership in learning between university and school: evidence from a researcher-in-residence'
Young, A.M., O'Neill, A. & Mooney Simmie, G. (2015) 'Partnership in learning between university and school: evidence from a researcher-in-residence'. Irish Educational Studies Irish Educational Studies, 34 (1):25-42 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Irish physical education teachers' experiences of learning to become a 'teacher of teachers''
Young, A.M. and MacPhail, A. (2014) 'Irish physical education teachers' experiences of learning to become a 'teacher of teachers''. The Open Sports Science Journal, 7 :98-105 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2011 ''Living the curriculum': Integrating sport education into a Physical Education Teacher Education programme'
Deenihan, J.T., MacPhail, A. & Young, A.M. (2011) ''Living the curriculum': Integrating sport education into a Physical Education Teacher Education programme'. European Physical Education Review, 17 (1):51-68 [DOI] [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education Association member /
Educational Studies Association of Ireland Association member /
PE-PAYS Research Centre Member 01-JAN-08 /
Physical Education Association of Ireland Association member 01-JAN-09 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University of Limerick Lecturer in Physical Education/Applied Studies Coordinator 01-SEP-09 / 30-JUN-13
University of Limerick School Placement Coordinator 01-SEP-13 /