Dr Anthony Malone

Education

Associate Professor

Maynooth University School of Education
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(01) 708 3760

Biography

Anthony is an Associate Professor in the School of Education, Maynooth University. He is Programme Leader for both the Future Leaders programme (Year 2 – M.Ed. ELM) and the TL21/M.Ed. (IL) programme.

He holds a PhD and two first class Honours Master degrees. He undertook PhD studies in University College London and studies for an MA in Copenhagen, Denmark.

He led significant curriculum design, reform and implementation at Maynooth University and was Course Leader for the PGD in Educational Leadership; the PGD in Education; the M.Ed. and the M.Ed. (School Leadership) programmes and the Professional Master of Education (2 year) programme.

He was recipient of the Maynooth University President’s Award for Teaching and Learning (2022). The award “acknowledges the efforts of outstanding individuals that contribute to excellence and innovation in teaching and learning across the university and enhance student learning.” In July 2023 he was awarded a prestigious CTL Fellowship. He has also been awarded an Irish Research Council Research Ally award.

He is research active and was PI, (Senior) Co-investigator, etc. on a number of funded international research projects such EDURAD: Educational Responses to Extremism (ISF-P Funded - http://edurad.eu/); Learning to Disagree (EU funded - https://www.euroclio.eu/);  Salam (Ireland) Research project (Qatar Foundation International funded - The https://cmhcr.eu/salam/). Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century programme (TL21), which he leads, was shortlisted for the "Best Education Outreach Award" in the National Education Awards (2024). It has been referenced across national policy documents, including more recently the Teaching Council’s Cosán framework and CSL’s “Learning to be a School Leader.

Anthony served on several University boards including the University's Governing Authority, the Academic Council and the Faculty of Social Science Teaching and Learning Committee. He was also one of five members on the University's Curriculum Commission Implementation Committee and was HEI representative to the Teaching Council, Ireland (2018-2022).

Anthony was a member of the national School Placement Working Group which supported the work of the Teacher Supply Action group. He was also expert panel member of the Professional Development Advisory Group, on the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. He also served on the National Steering Committee, which established the first second-level Educate Together School (ETSS) in Ireland.

Research Interests

Anthony has particular research interests in the following areas: teacher education and professional development, schools as active research communities, democracy in action, responses to  curriculum innovation and pedagogy, multiperspectivity, and the history of education policy.

Research Projects

Title Role Description Start date End date Amount
Study of Adolescent Lives after Migration (SALaM) Ireland Senior Co-investigator and Schools Advisor 01/09/2020 02/06/2023 136000
EDURAD: Educational Responses to Extremism (ISF-P Funded) Co-Investigator 30/09/2019 31/12/2021 148879
Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century Principal Investigator 01/06/2017 234000
Learning to Disagree PI 01/09/2017 30/09/2020 39854
Authentic assessment literacy capabilities in the use of AI technologies: An action research study Principal Investigator 01/08/2023 5000
Learning to Disagree PI 01/09/2017 30/09/2020 39854

Book

Year Publication
2014 Grummell, B., Malone, A. & Rickard, A. (2014) Transforming Educational Experience for Children, Parents and Teachers. : CDI.
2007 Hogan, P. Malone, A. et al. (2007) Learning Anew. : NUIM. [Full-Text]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2024 Malone, A. (2024) 'Dialectic Realities and Loose Coupling in Secondary Teacher Professional Learning in Ireland: The Case of TL21' In: Creating, Sustaining, and Enhancing Purposeful School-University Partnerships. Singapore : Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-8838-9_11
2023 Malone, A. & Stowe, M. (2023) 'Restorative Justice and Practice in School Settings: Tricky Dilemmas and Creative Possibilities' In: Restorative Justice and Practices in the 21st Century. Pennsylvania, USA : IGI Global.
2022 Malone, A. (2022) 'Post-primary In-career Teacher Professional Development in Ireland' In: Education Policy in Ireland Since 1922. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91775-3_6
2014 Hogan, P, Malone, A. (2014) 'Cultivating Transformations through Learning Experiences: Priorities in Continuing Professional Development' In: Equality and Curriculum in Education. : Maynooth University. [Full-Text]
2007 Malone, A. (2007) 'Promoting New Practices among Teachers' In: Learning Anew. Maynooth : NUIM.
2005 Malone, A. (2005) 'English in the Project' In: Voices from School. Maynooth : NUIM.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2023 Pádraig Hogan and Anthony Malone (2023) 'Tackling a Lingering Infirmity: On the nature and warrant of action research in education'. British Educational Research Journal, (Early View). https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3849
2023 Hogan, P. and Malone, A. (2023) 'Tackling a lingering infirmity: On the nature and warrant of action research in education'. British Educational Research Journal, 49 (3):439-454. [DOI]
2020 Malone, Anthony and Hogan, Pádraig (2020) 'Evidence and its Consequences in Educational Research'. British Educational Research Journal, 46 (2):265-280. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Malone A. (2017) 'Embedding ethical agency in initial teacher education: The professional master of education'. Bordon-Revista De Pedagogia, 69 (4):109-123. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2010 Malone, A. (2010) 'Developing Schools as Professional Learning Communities'. Educational Review, 70 :106-114.
2008 Malone, A. (2008) 'If it’s not about Learning, then what is it About'. Oideas, 6 :7-11.
2006 Malone, A. (2006) 'Multiple Intelligence Approaches to Teaching English at Junior Certificate'. Changing English, 4 :20-26.

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2020 Malone, A. (2020) IPDA (Ireland) Conference The necessary risk of leadership in building sustained cultures of professional development: opportunities and challenges 06/02/2020- 06/02/2020
2019 Malone, A. (2019) Euroclio International Conference Assessing Social and Civic Competences
2018 Malone, A. (2018) Euroclio International Conference Assessment for Democratic Cultures: Social and Civic Competences
2015 Malone, A. (2015) MODE: Methodological Explorations Critical Literacy Engagements with ‘Literary’ Text: Multimodal, Social Semiotic Analyses
2013 Malone, A. (2013) BELMAS International Conference, Edinburgh Aspiring to Lead in Turbulent Times: An Irish Case Study
2013 Malone, A. (2013) Co. Dublin VEC Education Conference Independent Teaching and Learning: Encouraging students to take greater responsibility for their own learning
2012 Malone, A. (2012) Co. Meath VEC Conference (27th April 2012) Differentiation in our Classrooms
2012 Malone, A. (2012) International MODE Conference, IOE London The Interpersonal Function in Teaching Literary Text: Multimodal, Social Semiotic Analyses
2012 Malone, A. (2012) International Action Research Colloquium, Waterford Institute of Technology Building Partnership and Collaboration through Dialogue and Practice
2011 Malone, A. (2011) CARN International Action Research Conference, Vienna Promoting Schools as Active Research Communities
2010 Malone, A. (2010) AISHE International Conference, Dublin City University Creating and Sustaining All-Ireland Action Research Networks across the Higher Education Sector
2009 Malone, A. (2009) Tánaiste Conference for Irish Senior School Leaders, Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise Leading Learning and Teaching in Changing Times
2008 Malone, A. (2008) Forbairt Conference for Irish Senior School Leaders, Cavan Leading Learning in 21st Century Schools
2006 Malone, A. (2006) ACCS Annual Conference Continuing Professional Development in Contemporary Second Level Settings

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2021 Dempsey, M and Malone, A. (2021) Social and Civic Competences: Learning to Disagree Five Nations Conference 'Active Citizenship for a hopeful future' On-line, 27/02/2021-28/02/2021.
2020 Malone, A. and Dempsey, M. (2020) Euroclio International Conference Assessing Key Competences in Learning to Disagree Belgrade, Serbia (Online), 21/11/2020-.
2019 Malone, A. (2019) High Quality Teaching and Learning in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge Reflective collaboration for innovative, high quality teaching and learning ​ Mount Wolesey, carlow, 29/08/2019-29/08/2019.
2019 Anthony Malone (2019) Data Gathering and Evidence based Approaches for Quality Teaching and Learning Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century Kilkenny, 11/09/2019-.
2019 Malone, A. & Dempsey, M. (2019) Using (Critical) Discourse Analysis to Research Curriculum and Policy EERA International Doctoral Summer School Maynooth University, .
2019 Anthony Malone (2019) Creative Collaboration for Innovative, High Quality Teaching and Learning Highly Effective Teaching and Learning in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge Mount Wolesey Hotel, Carlow, 28/08/2019-29/08/2019.
2018 Dolan, R., Beck, A., Malone, A., Snoek, M., & Verberg, C. (2018) Teacher-Research from An International Perspective (Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands) Se ECER Annual Conference Bolzano, Italy, .
2018 Malone, A., Dolan, R., Beck, A. and Snoek, M. (2018) Teacher-research from an international perspective (Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands) A Study of Pre-service Teachers’ Development through use of Action Research and Lesson Study ECER, Bolzano, Italy, 03/09/2018-07/09/2018.
2017 Dolan, R. and Malone, A. (2017) A Study of Pre-service Teachers’ Development through use of Action Research and Lesson Study ECER Annual Conference Copenhagen, Denmark, . [Full-Text]
2015 Malone, A. (2015) ESAI International Conference Exploring the “Continuing” in CPD: Perspectives from the TL21 R&D Programme Maynooth, Co. Kildare, .
2015 Malone, A. (2015) Critical Literacy Engagements with ‘Literary’ Text: Multimodal, Social Semiotic Analyses MODE: International Conference University College London, .
2014 Malone, A. (2014) Paper presented to ECER International Conference, Universidade do Porto, Portugal (4th September 2014) Critical, reflective engagement with ‘literary’ text in senior cycle Irish schools: multimodal, social semiotic analyses Porto, Portugal, .
2012 Malone, A. (2012) ESAI Conference, Cork (March 2012) Enhancing Teachers’ Professional Identity and Capacity through Innovative forms of Continuing Professional Development UCC, Cork, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) ESAI, Kilkenny Aspiring School Leaders: An Irish Case Study KIlkenny, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) Paper presented at ESAI, Kilkenny (3rd April 2009) Leading from the Centre: The Roles of Education Centre Directors in Leading Continuing Professional Development Kilkenny, .
2008 Malone, A. (2008) Paper presented at ECER International Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden (11th September 2008) Developing Professional Learning Communities within Second Level Irish Schools Gothenburg, Sweden, .
2008 Malone, A. (2008) ESAI Annual Conference Developing Schools as Professional Learning Communities UCG, Galway, .
2007 Malone, A. (2007) ESAI Annual Conference The Role of Senior School Leadership in promoting a Teaching and Learning agenda at Whole School Level Cavan, .
2006 Malone, A. (2006) APT Internaitonal Conference Appraising the Potential for Teaching: The Irish Context Offenburg, Germany, .
2006 Rickard, A., Dolan, R. and Malone, A. (2006) Integrating Tools for Reflection International Symposium on Values in Teacher Education Germany, .
2005 Malone, A. (2005) ESAI Annual Conference Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century: Devising Models for Continual professional Development UCC, Cork, .
2005 Malone, A. (2005) ECER International Conference Teachers as Authors of their own Work UCD, Dublin, .
2014 Malone, A. (2014) To fresh woods and pastures new: opening up the landscapes of teaching and learning ETBI Instructional Leadership Carlow, .
2012 Malone, A. (2012) The Interpersonal Function in Teaching Literary Text: Multimodal, Social Semiotic Analyses MODE IOE, London, .
2012 Malone, A. (2012) Enhancing Teachers’ Professional Identity and Capacity through Innovative forms of CPD ESAI Cork, .
2011 Malone, A. (2011) Promoting Schools as Active Research Communities CARN: International Conference Vienna, .
2010 Malone, A. (2010) Improving Quality Feautures of Learning from Within Invited Lecture Colaiste na hInse, .
2010 Malone, A. (2010) Leading Quality Whole School Self Evaluation VEC Annual Conference Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny, .
2010 Malone, A. (2010) Aspiring School Leaders: An Irish Case Study Educational Studies Association of Ireland Kilkenny, .
2010 Malone, A. (2010) Improving Assessment Practices across and between Second Level Schools Kilkenny Education Centre Kilkenny Education Centre, .
2010 Malone, A. (2010) Creating and Sustaining All-Ireland Action Research Networks across the Higher Education Sector AISHE DCU, .
2010 Malone, A. (2010) Leading from the Centre: The Roles of Education Centre Directors in Leading CPD Educational Studies Association of Ireland Kilkenny, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) Quality Teaching for Quality Learning Our Lady's College Templemore, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) Enhancing Practice and Policy in Continuing Professional Development European Educational Research Association University of Vienna, Austria, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) Realising School Self Evaluation: Possibilities and Realities St. Peter's College Dunboyne, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) Raising Standards across the Board: Active Teaching and Learning Ursuline Secondary Thurles, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) A Role for Irish Education Centres in Leading Continuous Professional Development: Insights from the European Educational Research Association University of Vienna, Austria, .
2009 Malone, A. (2009) Leading Learning and Teaching in Changing Times Tánaiste Programme, LDS Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, .
2008 Malone, A. (2008) Developing Schools as Professional Learning Communities: Opportunties and Challenges Educational Studies Association of Ireland Days Hotel, Galway, .
2008 Malone, A. (2008) Leading Learning in the 21st Century Forbairt Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan, .
2008 Malone, A. (2008) Developing Professional Learning Communities within Second Level Irish Schools European Educational Research Association Annual Conference University of Gothenburg, Sweden, .
2007 Malone, A. (2007) The Role of Senior School Leadership in promoting a Teaching and Learning agenda at Whole School Lev Educational Studies Association of Ireland Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan, .
2006 Malone, A. (2006) Appraising the Potential for Teaching: The Irish Context APT Conference Offenburg, Germany, .
2006 Malone, A. (2006) Continuing Professional Development in Contemporary Second Level Settings ACCS Annual Conference Hodson Bay Hotel, Mullingar, .
2005 Malone, A. (2005) Teachers as Authors of their own Work: Insights from Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-First Cent European Educational Research Association (EERA) Annual Conference University College Dublin, .
2005 Malone, A. (2005) Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century: Devising Models for Continual Professional Development ESAI Annual Conference University College, Cork, .
2003 Malone, A. (2003) Assimilation and Integration: Multiculturalism in Second level Education ESAI Annual Conference St. Mary’s University College, Belfast, .
2019 Malone, A. (2019) IPDA International Conference Dialectic Tensions and Loose Coupling in Post-Primary Professional Development: The Case of TL21 Birmingham, England, .

Published Report

Year Publication
2008 Hogan Pádraig, Anne Brosnan, Bernadette de Róiste, Alec MacAlister, Anthony Malone, Nigel Quirke-Bolt, Greg Smith (2008) Learning Anew - Final Report of the Research and Development Project 'Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century'. Education Department NUI Maynooth, . [Full-Text]
2005 Pádraig Hogan, Anthony Malone, Greg Smith, Anne Brosnan, Bernadette de Róiste, Alec McAlister, Claire McAvinia (2005) Voices from School: Interim Report of the Research and Development Project 'Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century'. Education Department, Maynooth University, .
2020 Dempsey, M., Malone, A. (2020) Learning to Disagree: Assessing Social and Civic Competences. Euroclio, .

Educational Article

Year Publication
2020 Malone, Anthony (2020) Leading sustained cultures of professional development. [Educational Article]

Newspaper Articles

Year Publication
2018 Anthony Malone (2018) Why some schools do better than others. Dublin: [Newspaper Articles]

Webinar

Year Publication
2021 Dempsey, M., Malone, A., & Nolan, D. (2021) Use of Rubrics and Features of Quality in Assessment. Netherlands: [Webinar]
2020 Dempsey, M., Malone, A. (2020) Assessing Key Competences in Learning to Disagree. Netherlands: [Webinar] [Link]
2020 Dempsey, M. & Malone, A. (2020) Assessment in the on-line environment- An international perspective. [Webinar] [Link]
2020 Malone, A. & Dempsey, M. (2020) Assessment in Online Environments: International Perspectives. The Hague: [Webinar]
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Professional Associations

Description Function From / To
DCU School of Education External Examiner 04/09/2017 -
Mary Immaculate College (UL) External Examiner 01/10/2023 -

Honors and Awards

Date Title Awarding Body
01/06/2022 President's Award for Teaching and Learning Maynooth University
22/11/2023 Irish Research Council Research Ally Award Irish Research Council
13/07/2023 CTL Research Fellowship Maynooth University

Committees

Committee Function From / To
Academic Council Teaching and Learning Committee Board member 18/09/2023 -
Teaching Council (Ireland) Qualifications Panel Committee Member 07/05/2018 - 29/04/2022
Board of Directors - Kildare Education Support Service Board member 01/09/2022 -
TL21 National Steering Committee Chair 01/10/2020 -
Council Member, Teaching Council (Ireland) Executive Member of General Council 16/04/2018 - 29/04/2022
Curriculum Commission Implementation Steering Committee, Maynooth University Board Member 01/04/2016 -
Governing Authority, Maynooth University Board Member 01/01/2017 -
Teaching Council (Ireland) Registration Committee Committee Member 07/05/2018 - 29/04/2022
Teaching Council (Ireland) Finance Committee Committee Member 07/05/2018 - 29/04/2022
Finance, Human Resources and Development Committee, Maynooth University Board Member 30/10/2017 -
Faculty of Social Science Teaching and Learning Committee, Maynooth University Board Member 01/09/2015 -

Other Activities

Description
Reviewer for Network 10, European Education Research Conference.
Reviewer for EuroACS International Conference

Consultancy

Client Description
Educate Together Steering Committee Post Primary Schools
Teaching Council of Ireland Education Consultant to Teaching Council, Ireland

Editorial / Academic Reviews

Amount Role From / To
Cogent Arts And Humanities Reviewer 05/02/2018 -
Irish Educational Studies Reviewer 01/03/2019 -
Irish Teachers' Journal Reviewer 03/02/2020 -
Pedagogica Historica Reviewer 01/10/2021 -

Outreach Activities

Organisation Type Description
Chair of D10 Principals Network Civic Society Chair of Dublin 10 school principals' network. The network seeks to address issues relevant to tackling educational disadvantageous. It agitates for policy change at a systems' level.
Chair, Mercy Inchicore Board of Management Policy Makers
Board of Directors - Kildare Education Support Centre Policy Makers
Board of Management member, Scoil Dara, Kilcock Policy Makers

Current Students

Student Name Degree Supervision
MR J.M. CARROLL RESEARCH PH.D. (10)
MR C.J. DAVEY RESEARCH PH.D. (10)
MRS J.M. WINGET POWER RESEARCH PH.D. (10)

Recent Students

Graduation date Name Degree
2021 Annemarie Curneen PhD
2022 Vincent Thorpe Doctor of Philosophy
2022 Maureen Kenneally Doctor of Philosophy
2017 Annmarie McGovern Masters by Research
2017 Geraldine Gaffey Masters by Research