Bernadette became chair of the department research and ethics committee in 2019 which oversees the research activity of the postgraduate students on the MEd programme and also became a member of the department doctoral working group.
|Project||Role||Funding Body / Program||Description||Start Date||End Date||Award (€)|
|An evaluation of Schools Partnership project||Project researcher||/ Government State Bodies||10-OCT-20||10-OCT-22||30000|
|SPUR project||Collaborator||Maynooth University / Government State Bodies||05-MAY-20||30-JUN-20||1500|
|Association||Function||From / To|
|Teaching Council||Programme Accreditation||/|
|CARN||Subcommittee||10-OCT-19 / 08-FEB-21|
|Network for Educational Action Research Ireland||Collaborator||02-OCT-17 /|
Honours and Awards
|2015||Ph.D in Education||UCD|
|2011||P. Grad Dip (Leadership)||TCD|
|Committee||Function||From / To|
|Department Academic committee||Develop departmental academic programmes and affairs||2018 /|
|Doctoral Working group||Member||2017 /|
|Department Research and Ethics Committee||Chair from 2019||2015 /|
|University Research Ethics Sub committee||Reviewer||2016 / 2018|
|Department School Placement Committee||School engagement officer||2014 /|
|Employer||Position||From / To|
|Professional Development Service for teachers||Subject Co-ordinator||04-SEP-05 / 08-AUG-09|
|St Nicholas Montessori College||External examiner||09-SEP-16 / 30-JUN-20|
|UCD ITEDP||Course designer and lecturer||15-MAR-13 / 28-MAR-13|
|2015||UCD||PhD||Sociology of curriculum|
Partners for development of school placement
Consultation on partnerships with schools
Parent Representative on Board of Management Link
External examiner on level 7 and 8 programmes in a recognised third level institution (2016-2019)
MEd Course Director of Action Research programme including blended learning from 2017 to present
Curriculum and methodology development within the areas of Science, History and Geography education.
The sociological factors impacting curriculum in schools.
Postgraduate research teaching in the areas of educational practice leading to transformation.
Programme Co-ordinator of MEd (Research in Practice) and Supervisor of MEd theses in the area of Action Research.
Supervisor of school placement on the BEd and PMEd programmes across all year groups.
|2019||Lucy Brannock||Maynooth University|
|2020||Aoife Mc Cormack||Maynooth University|
|Name||Role / Description||Country|
|Marino Institute of Education||Co-researchers||IRELAND|