Dr Pádraig Hogan

Biography

Pádraig Hogan is an Emeritus of the National University of Ireland Maynooth. He has a keen research interest in the quality of educational experience and in what makes learning environments conducive to fruitful learning. Prior to retirement he led the research and development programme ‘Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century’ (TL21), a schools-university initiative that commenced in 2003 and continues to grow. He is now involved in a number of co-operative research endeavours internationally. His research publications, including books, journal articles, book chapters and commissioned pieces can be viewed by clicking on the publications link above. His books include  The Custody and Courtship of Experience: Western Education in Philosophical Perspective (1995); The New Significance of Learning: Imagination’s Heartwork (2010);  Towards a better Future: A Review of the Irish School System (co-authored with J. Coolahan, S. Drudy, Á. Hyland and S. McGuinness,  2017). 

Research Interests

Research interests include: learning environments, quality in educational experience, justice and equity in educational practice, professional ethics in teaching, leadership in education, pluralism and multi-cultural influences in schooling, developments in practices of teaching and learning, conceptions of human understanding from the classical to the postmodern, international developments in educational policy, educational reform and its cultural contexts.

Research Projects

Title Role Description Start date End date Amount
Research on Senior Cycle in Ireland PI 0

Book

Year Publication
2017 John Coolahan, Sheelagh Drudy, Pádraig Hogan, Áine Hyland, Séamus McGuinness (2017) Towards a Better Future: A Review of the Irish School System. Dublin: Irish Primary Principals Network and National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals.
2010 Hogan, Pádraig (2010) The New Significance of Learning: Imagination’s Heartwork. London and New York: Routledge.
1995 Hogan, Pádraig (1995) The Custody and Courtship of Experience - Western Education in Philosophical Perspective. Dublin and Lanham MD: Columba Press & International Scholars Publications.

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2024 Pádraig Hogan (2024) 'Uncovering Education as a Practice in its own Right' In: Defending the Value of Education as a Public Good. London and New York : Routledge. [DOI]
2022 Pádraig Hogan (2022) 'Custodia o Musa? El significado de la tradición para el pensamiento pedagógico y para la actuación pedagógica' In: Democracia y Tradición en la Teoría y Práctica Educativa del Siglo XXI. Madrid : Narcea, S.A.
2021 Pádraig Hogan (2021) 'Teaching, Tradition and the Play of Influence' In: David Hanson and the Call to Teach: Renewing the Work that Teachers Do. New York : Teachers College Press.
2020 Pádraig Hogan (2020) 'Educational Experience and the Neglected Landscape of Possibility' In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press. [DOI]
2018 Hogan, Pádraig (2018) 'Eclipses and reclamations: The question of religion in educational experience' In: Does Religious Education Matter?. London and New York : Routledge. [DOI]
2018 Kevin Williams and Pádraig Hogan (2018) 'The Educational Legacy of Michael Oakeshott' In: International Handbook of Philosophy of Education. Cham, Switzerland : Springer.
2016 Pádraig Hogan (2016) 'Hermeneutics and Educational Experience (expanded)' In: Encyclopaedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory. Singapore : Springer. [DOI]
2016 Pádraig Hogan (2016) 'Learning to Be - as a Teacher' In: La Formación del Caraáctar de los Maestros. Barcelona : Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona.
2016 Pádraig Hogan (2016) 'Alasdair MacIntyre' In: The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers. London and New York : Routledge.
2015 Pádraig Hogan (2015) 'Gadamer and the Philosophy of Education (expanded)' In: Encyclopaedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory. Singapore : Springer. [DOI]
2015 Pádraig Hogan (2015) 'Cultivating Human Capabilities in Venturesome Learning Ennvironments (Reprint)' In: Philosophical Perspectives on Teacher Education. Malden, MA and Oxford, UK : Wiley Blackwell.
2014 Hogan,P. (2014) 'Ethics and Teaching' In: D.C. Phillips(Eds.). Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy. : Sage.
2014 Hogan, P. (2014) 'Integrity and Subordination in Educational Practice' In: Baldacchino, John; Galea, Simone; Mercieca, Duncan P(Eds.). My Teaching, My Philosophy: Kenneth Wain and the Lifelong Engagement with Learning. New York : Peter Lang.
2011 Hogan, P. (2011) 'The Custodial Legacies of History - Reviewing Educational Practice in the Early 21st Century' In: Blanka Kudlčov & Sławomir Sztobryn(Eds.). Contexts of Philosophy of Education in Historical and Contemporary Perspective. Thrava & Bratislava, Slovakia : University of Trnava Slovakia.
2010 Hogan P. (2010) 'Reason and rationality' In: International Encyclopedia of Education. [DOI]
2010 Hogan, P. (2010) 'Religious Inheritances of Learning and the ‘Unquiet Frontiers of Modernity’' In: Ian Leask(Eds.). The Taylor Effect: Responding to ‘A Secular Age’. London : Cambridge Scholars Press.
2006 Hogan, P. (2006) 'Can Goodness be Taught?' In: Patrick Hannon(Eds.). Moral Theology: A Reader. Dublin : Veritas.
2006 Hogan, P. (2006) 'The Promise of Untimely Meditations: Reflections on University Education in the Early Twenty-First Century' In: What Price the University? Perspectives on the meaning and value of higher education from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. A Special Issue of Maynooth Philosophical Papers. Maynooth : National University of Ireland, Maynooth. [Full-Text]
2005 Hogan, P. (2005) 'Teaching with Conviction in Late Modernity' In: Ian Leask(Eds.). Religion, Education and the Arts. Dublin : Mater Dei Institute.
2005 Hogan, P. (2005) 'The Politics of Identity and the Epiphanies of Learning' In: Wilfred Carr(Eds.). The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in the Philosophy of Education. London : RoutledgeFalmer.
2004 Hogan, P. (2004) 'Religion in Education and the Integrity of Teaching as a Practice' In: D. Herron(Eds.). Teaching Religion in the Primary School: Issues and Challenges. Dublin : Irish National Teachers’ Organisation.
2004 J. Dunne and P. Hogan (2004) 'Teaching and Learning as a Way of Life' In: J. Dunne and P. Hogan(Eds.). Education and Practice: Upholding the Integrity of Teaching and Learning. Oxford : Blackwell.
2004 J. Dunne and P. Hogan (2004) 'Introduction' In: J. Dunne and P. Hogan(Eds.). Education and Practice: Upholding the Integrity of teaching and Learning. Oxford : Blackwell.
2002 Hogan, P. (2002) 'Conviction and its Warrant in Educational Practice' In: The Many Faces of Philosophy of Education: Traditions, Problems and Challenges.
2002 Hogan, P. and R. Smith (2002) 'The Activity of Philosophy and the Practice of Education' In: The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Education. Oxford : Blackwell.
2002 Hogan, P. (2002) 'Learning as Leavetaking and as Homecoming' In: Heidegger, Education and Modernity. Oxford : Rowman and Littlefield.
1999 Hogan, P. (1999) 'Hermeneutics and Educational Experience' In: M.A. Peters, P. Ghiraldelli, P. Standish & B. Zarnic(Eds.). Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Education (Internet).
1999 Hogan, P. (1999) 'Gadamer and the Philosophy of Education' In: M.A. Peters, P. Ghiraldelli, P. Standish & B. Zarnic(Eds.). Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Education (Internet).
1995 Hogan, P. (1995) 'Introduction' In: P. Hogan(Eds.). Partnership and the Benefits of Learning. Maynooth : Educational Studies Association of Ireland.
1995 Hogan, P. (1995) 'Power, Partiality and the Purposes of Learning' In: P. Hogan(Eds.). Partnership and the Benefits of Learning. Maynooth : Educational Studies Association of Ireland.
1987 Hogan, P. (1987) 'Building a Professional Foundation for Teaching' In: P. Hogan(Eds.). Willingly to School? – Essays in Memory of Séamas Ó Súilleabháin. Maynooth : Educational Studies Association of Ireland.
1982 Hogan, P. (1982) 'The Central Question in Technological Education' In: N. MacMillan & M. Farry(Eds.). Higher Technological Education in Ireland. Dublin : Institute of Physics in assoc. with Association for Technological Edu.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2023 Hogan, P. (2023) 'Large-Scale Research and the Question of Educational Experience: Recovering the Heart of the Matter'. Revista Internacional de Teoría e Investigación Educativa, . https://dx.doi.org/10.5209/ritie.88410
2023 Pádraig Hogan (2023) 'Educational Experience, Pedagogical Research and the State's Interest'. Paedagogia Christiana, 51 (1):19-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/PCh.2023.001
2023 Hogan, P. (2023) 'The inherent fruits of educational endeavour'. Policy Futures in Education, (3):257-272. [Link] [DOI]
2022 Hogan P.; Malone A. (2022) 'Tackling a lingering infirmity: On the nature and warrant of action research in education'. British Educational Research Journal, . [DOI]
2021 Hogan, P. (2021) 'The Recurring Conquest of Hearts and Minds: Reflections on Totalitarian Currents in Education'. Historia Scholastica, 7 . [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
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]
2018 Richard J. Bernstein and Pádraig Hogan (2018) 'Ironies, Virtues and Educational Hopes: Richard J. Bernstein in Conversation with Pádraig Hoogan'. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 52 (1).
2017 Dolan, Rose and Hogan, Pádraig (2017) 'SHAPING A NEW ETHICAL LANDSCAPE IN TEACHER EDUCATION: AN IRISH EXPERIENCE IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT'. Bordon-Revista De Pedagogia, 69 :93-108. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2015 Hogan, P. (2015) 'Lesson Study East and West: Identifying Some Key Issues in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR LESSON AND LEARNING STUDIES'. Vol.4 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJLLS-01-2015-0004
2015 Hogan, P (2015) 'Recovering the Lost Metier of Philosophy of Education? Reflections on Educational Thought, Policy and Practice in the UK and Farther Afield'. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 49 :366-381. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2015 Hogan P. (2015) 'Educational goals and the PISA assessments: introduction to symposium'. Ethics and Education, 10 (3):343-347. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 Hogan, P. and Rafał Godoń (2014) 'The Inherent Ethics and Integrity of Education, in PEDAGOGICAL CULTURE/KULTURA PEDAGOGICNA'. Vol 1 :55-68. [Full-Text]
2013 Hogan, P., Morwenna Griffiths, Kenneth Wain, Bob Davis (2013) 'Symposium on The New Significancance of Learning - Imagination's Heartwork'. Educational Philosophy and Theory, Vol. 45 :334-348. [Full-Text]
2013 Hogan, P. (2013) 'Cultivating Human Capacities in Venturesome Learning Environments'. Educational Theory, Vol. 63 :237-252. [Full-Text]
2012 Hogan, P. (2012) 'Naucazanie i uczenie sie jako sposb życia , FORUM PEDAGOGICZNE (Warsaw) Translation of 'Teaching and Learning as a way of life' (2003) below'. Vol. 2 :15-40. [Full-Text]
2011 Hogan P. (2011) 'The ethical orientations of education as a practice in its own right'. Ethics and Education, 6 (1):27-40. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2010 Pádraig Hogan (2010) 'Preface to an Ethics of Education as a Practice in its own Right'. Ethics and Education, 5 (2):85-98.
2010 Hogan, P (2010) 'Reflections of an Anglophone on Currents in the Philosophy of Education in Central Europe Journal of Pedagogy/Pedagogicky Casopis'. Vol.1 :123-132.
2009 Hogan, P. (2009) 'Educational Practice and the Integrity of Learning'. KWARTALNIK PEDAGOGICZNY / PEDAGOGICAL QUARTERLY, Vol. 54 .
2008 Hogan, P. (2008) 'Philosophical Perspectives on Educational Practice - Introduction'. Studies in Philosophy and Education, Vol. 27 . [Full-Text]
2008 Hogan, P. (2008) 'Response to Kenneth Wain’s ‘The Learning Society in a Postmodern World''. Educational Philosophy and Theory, Vol. 40 . [Full-Text]
2006 Hogan, P. (2006) 'Education as a Discipline of Thought and Action'. Oxford Review of Education, Vol. 32 . [Full-Text]
2005 Hogan, P. and Smeyers, P. (2005) 'The Inherent Risks of Human Learning'. Educational Theory, Vol. 55 . [Full-Text]
2005 Hogan P. (2005) 'The integrity of learning and the search for truth'. Educational Theory, 55 (2):185-200. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2005 Hogan, P. (2005) 'Learning Anew: Developing the professional self-understanding of teachers'. KWARTALNIK PEDAGOGICZNY / PEDAGOGICAL QUARTERLY, Vol. 50 .
2004 Hogan, P. (2004) 'Polityka tozsamosci a epifanie kszcelcenia'. KWARTALNIK PEDAGOGICZNY / PEDAGOGICAL QUARTERLY, Vol. 49 .
2003 Hogan, P (2003) 'Teaching and learning as a way of life'. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 37 :207-223. [Full-Text]
2003 Hogan, P. (2003) 'Uncertainty, the Mother of Opportunity: Reviewing Teaching as a Way of Life in Ireland in the Early 21st Century'. Irish Educational Studies, Vol. 22 . [Full-Text]
2003 Hogan P. (2003) 'Difference and deference in the tenor of learning'. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 22 (3-4):281-293. [Full-Text]
2001 P. Hogan and J. Cleary (2001) 'Education is Self-Education – a translation of Hans-Georg Gadamer’s Erziehung ist Sich-erziehen'. Journal of Philosophy of Education, Vol. 35 . [Full-Text]
2001 Cleary, J; Hogan, P (2001) 'The reciprocal character of self-education: Introductory comments on Hans-Georg Gadamer's address 'Education is self-education''. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 35 :519-527. [Full-Text]
2000 Hogan, P (2000) 'Virtue, vice and vacancy in educational policy and practice'. British Journal of Educational Studies, 48 :371-390. [Full-Text]
1998 Hogan P. (1998) 'The Politics of Identity and the Experience of Learning: Insights for Pluralism from Western Educational History'. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 17 (4):251-259. [Full-Text]
1998 Hogan, P (1998) 'Europe and the world of learning: Orthodoxy and aspiration in the wake of modernity'. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 32 :361-376. [Full-Text]
1996 Hogan, P. (1996) 'Forlorn Hopes and Great Expectations - Teaching as a way of life in an age of uncertainty'. Irish Educational Studies, Vol. 16 .
1993 Hogan, P. (1993) 'Philosophy as Arraignment'. Journal of Philosophy of Education, Vol. 27 .
1992 HOGAN, P (1992) 'THE SOVEREIGNTY OF LEARNING, THE FORTUNES OF SCHOOLING AND THE NEW EDUCATIONAL VIRTUOUSNESS'. British Journal of Educational Studies, 40 :134-148. [Full-Text]
1988 Hogan, P. (1988) 'Communicative Competence and Cultural Emancipation – Reviewing the Rationale for Educational Studies in Teacher Education'. Oxford Review of Education, Vol. 14 . [Full-Text]
1984 Hogan, P. (1984) 'Rethinking the Nature of Educational Studies'. Irish Educational Studies, Vol. 4 .
1983 Hogan, P. (1983) 'Prejudice in the Appraisal of Student Teachers'. Journal of Education for Teaching, Vol. 9 .
1983 Hogan, P. (1983) 'An Overview of the Educational Ethos'. Crane Bag, Vol. 7 :41-50. [Full-Text]
1980 Hogan, P. (1980) 'A Critique of Educational Research'. Oxford Review of Education, Vol. 6 . [Full-Text]

Edited Book

Year Publication
2004 Dunne, Joseph and Hogan, Pádraig (Ed.). (2004) Education and Practice: Upholding the Integrity of teaching and Learning. Oxford: Blackwell,
1997 Hogan, Pádraig and Williams, Kevin (Ed.). (1997) The Future of Religion in Irish Education. Dublin: Veritas,
1995 Hogan, Pádraig (Ed.). (1995) Partnership and the Benefits of Learning. Dublin: Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
1987 Hogan, Pádraig (Ed.). (1987) Willingly to School?. Dublin: Educational Studies Association of Ireland,

Other Journal

Year Publication
1986 Pádraig Hogan (1986) 'Progressivism and the Primary School Curriculum' Oideas - Iris na Roinne Oideachais, (No. 29, Autumn 1986) . [Full-Text]
1985 Pádraig ÓhÓgáin (1985) 'Tionchar na Teicneolaíochta ar Chleachtadh agus Torthaí an Oideachais' Comhar, (Feabhra 1985) . [Full-Text]

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, .

Article

Year Publication
2009 Pádraaig Hogan (2009) New Forms of Professional Development for Teachers. Dublin: [Article]

Editorial

Year Publication
2008 Hogan, P (2008) Philosophical Perspectives on Educational Practice in the 21st Century Introduction. DORDRECHT: [Editorial] [DOI]

Technical Publication

Year Publication
1992 Hogan, P. & Coolahan, J. (1992) Evaluation of Trócaire’s Development Education Programme. Dublin: [Technical Publication]
1990 Pádraig Hogan (1990) Register of Theses on Educational Topics in Irish Universities, Vol.2 1980-1990 and Index of Articles in Irish Educational Studies 1976-1990 . [Technical Publication]

Other

Year Publication
2009 Hogan, P. (2009) New Forms of Professional Development for Teachers: The TL21 Transfer Initiative. Dublin: [Other]
2000 Hogan, P. (2000) The Road Less Travelled, (Dublin: , 2000). Dublin: [Other]
1997 Hogan, P. (1997) A Critique of the Future of Trusteeship. Dublin: [Other]
1997 Hogan, P. (1997) Custody and Epiphany in Educational Experience. [Other] [Full-Text]
1996 Hogan, P. (1996) The Liberality of Making: The Place of Practical Subjects in a Liberal Education. [Other]
1996 Hogan, P. (1996) Tackling the Tenacious Tradition of 1878. Dublin: [Other]
1993 Hogan, P. (1993) ‘To unite in one system children of different creeds’ – Reflections on Cardinal Daly’s interview with Decision Maker. [Other]
1990 Hogan, P. (1990) Schooling and the Sacredness of the Playful. [Other] [Full-Text]
1990 Hogan, P. (1990) From the rituals of rancour to the embrace of partnership?. [Other]
1989 Hogan, P. (1989) Can Goodness be Taught?. [Other] [Full-Text]
1988 Hogan, P. (1988) They Are Never Idle - Current concerns about the 1971 primary school curriculum. Dublin: [Other]
1988 Hogan, P. (1988) Response to President’s Address. [Other]
1986 Hogan, P. (1986) Progressivism and the Primary School Curriculum. [Other] [Full-Text]
1986 Hogan, P. (1986) The Fortress of the Good and the Liberation of Tradition. [Other] [Full-Text]
1986 Hogan, P. (1986) The Arts and Sciences in the Conversation of Mankind. [Other]
1985 Hogan, P. (1985) Tionchar na Teicneolaíochta ar Chleachtadh agus ar Thorthaí an Oideachais. [Other] [Full-Text]
1985 Hogan, P. (1985) Schooling, Religious Tradition and the Default of God. [Other] [Full-Text]
1985 Hogan, P. (1985) Ethos as an Issue in Schools. [Other]
1984 Hogan, P. (1984) The Question of Ethos in Schools. [Other] [Full-Text]
1984 Hogan, P. (1984) Teacher Education for What?. [Other]
1982 Hogan, P. (1982) Teacher Education and Higher Learning. [Other] [Full-Text]
1979 Hoogan, P. and Coolahan, J. (1979) The System or the Student? – a response to Seán Ó Conchobair. [Other]
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