Prof Aidan Mulkeen

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Biography

Aidan Mulkeen is the Vice-President Academic/Registrar and Deputy President at the National University of Ireland Maynooth. In this role he is responsible for oversight of the academic programmes of the University and for the academic supports to students. Before taking up his current role in early 2013, he was head of the Education Department at NUI Maynooth, and responsible for managing a busy academic department providing a range of programmes from initial teacher education to postgraduate research programmes in education. From 2004-2009, he was a Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank as a Senior Education Specialist based in Washington DC but working particularly on the challenges of education in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to that he had a varied career in education, with responsibilities in teacher education, in the applications of ICT in education, in teaching and learning at higher education, and in education provision in developing countries.

Books

  Year Publication
2010 Teachers in Anglophone Africa.
Mulkeen, Aidan (2010) Teachers in Anglophone Africa. : The World Bank. [DOI] [Details]
2009 Multigrade Teaching in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mulkeen, Aidan and Higgins, Cathal (2009) Multigrade Teaching in Sub-Saharan Africa. : The World Bank. [DOI] [Details]
2008 Teachers for Rural Schools: Experiences in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda.
Mulkeen, Aidan (2008) Teachers for Rural Schools: Experiences in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda. : The World Bank. [DOI] [Details]
2007 Recruiting, Retaining and Retraining Secondary School Teachers and Principals in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mulkeen, Aidan, Chapman, David, DeJaeghere, Joan and Leu, Elizabeth (2007) Recruiting, Retaining and Retraining Secondary School Teachers and Principals in Sub-Saharan Africa. : The World Bank. [DOI] [Details]
2001 Learning to Change: ICT in Schools.
Mulkeen, Aidan, with an international team (2001) Learning to Change: ICT in Schools. : OECD. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2006 'ICT in Schools: What is of Educational Value?'
Dr Aidan Mulkeen (2006) 'ICT in Schools: What is of Educational Value?' In: Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level . Singapore: IGI global. [DOI] [Details]
2002 'The Schools Integration project (SIP), Background and Early Development'
A. Mulkeen and C. Galvin (2002) 'The Schools Integration project (SIP), Background and Early Development' In: Sharing Innovative Practice. National Centre for Technology in Education. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2006 'Increasing the supply of secondary teachers in sub-Saharan Africa: a stakeholder assessment of policy options in six countries'
Dr Aidan Mulkeen (2006) 'Increasing the supply of secondary teachers in sub-Saharan Africa: a stakeholder assessment of policy options in six countries'. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION POLICY, 21 :515-533 [DOI] [Details]
2004 'The Global Classroom: Advancing Cultural Awareness in Special Schools through Collaborative Work Using ICT'
Mulkeen, A. (2004) 'The Global Classroom: Advancing Cultural Awareness in Special Schools through Collaborative Work Using ICT'. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 19 [Details]
2003 'The digital divide in Irish schools: should we be worried?'
Dr Aidan Mulkeen (2003) 'The digital divide in Irish schools: should we be worried?'. IRISH EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 22 :165-181 [Details]
2003 'What can policy makers do to encourage integration of information and communications technology? Evidence from the Irish school system'
Mulkeen, Aidan (2003) 'What can policy makers do to encourage integration of information and communications technology? Evidence from the Irish school system'. TECHNOLOGY, PEDAGOGY AND EDUCATION, 12 :277-293 [DOI] [Details]
2003 'Dissolving Boundaries: cross national co-operation through technology in Education'
Mulkeen,Aidan, Abbott, Lesley, Austin, Roger, Metclafe, Nigel (2003) 'Dissolving Boundaries: cross national co-operation through technology in Education'. CURRICULUM JOURNAL, 14 :55-84 [Details]
2001 'The Place of ICT in Irish Schools: Early indicators of the changes since IT2000'
Mulkeen, A. (2001) 'The Place of ICT in Irish Schools: Early indicators of the changes since IT2000'. Irish Educational Studies, 20 :45-58 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
International Conference on Technology in Education (ICTE).
International Conference on Technology in Education (ICTE). Tallahassee, Florida . [Details]
European Studies Project, International Planning Conferences.
European Studies Project, International Planning Conferences. Dublin . [Details]
2010 DICE lecture series.
(2010) DICE lecture series. [Oral Presentation], Education: The challenge for Africa, Dublin . [Details]
2010 Irish Aid public forum on education.
(2010) Irish Aid public forum on education. [Oral Presentation], Challenges and Issues in reaching the marginalised, Limerick . [Details]
2009 Education For All Fast Track Initiative Partnership meeting.
(2009) Education For All Fast Track Initiative Partnership meeting. [Oral Presentation], Teachers: What can be done to improve quality?, Copenhagen, Denmark . [Details]
2009 World Bank Institute Education Reform Course.
(2009) World Bank Institute Education Reform Course. [Oral Presentation], Trends in Teacher Education and Management, Washington DC . [Details]
2009 World Bank Secondary Education in Africa, Technical workshop.
(2009) World Bank Secondary Education in Africa, Technical workshop. [Oral Presentation], Preparing teachers to teach mathematics and science in secondary schools, Tunis . [Details]
2001 Association of Geography Teachers of Ireland, Annual Conference.
(2001) Association of Geography Teachers of Ireland, Annual Conference. Waterford , 10-MAY-01 - 10-JUN-01. [Details]
2001 Presentation to a Delegation of Chilean Educationalists.
(2001) Presentation to a Delegation of Chilean Educationalists. Maynooth , 05-JAN-01 - 05-JAN-01. [Details]
2001 Association of Geography Teachers of Ireland,Dublin meeting.
(2001) Association of Geography Teachers of Ireland,Dublin meeting. Dublin , 02-JAN-01. [Details]

Technical Publication

  Year Publication
2002 Dissolving Boundaries in the North and South of Ireland: cross national co-operation through ICT in education.
A. Mulkeen, R. Austin, L. Abbott and N. Metcalfe (2002) Dissolving Boundaries in the North and South of Ireland: cross national co-operation through ICT in education. Technical Publication [Details]
1999 This Island We Live On.
A. Muleen, R. Austin, E. Sherry and J. Smith (1999) This Island We Live On. Technical Publication [Details]
1998 The state of IT in Irish Schools.
A. Mulkeen (1998) The state of IT in Irish Schools. Technical Publication [Details]