Dr Rose Dolan

Education

Gaeilge agus fáilte

Lecturer
Assistant Professor

Maynooth University School of Education
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Biography

Dr Rose Dolan is a lecturer, teacher educator and researcher in MU Department of Education.  

After graduating with a degree in Natural Sciences (Microbiology) from Trinity College, Rose completed her Higher Diploma in Education in Maynooth University (MU). She then taught science, mathematics and biology at second-level for 10 years and completed her M.Ed. in 2001 where her thesis focused on youth leadership development in schools. She joined the staff of MU Department of Education in 2003 and led the postgraduate initial teacher education programme there from 2003 to 2016.

In 2011, she was awarded her PhD from the University of Cambridge, England where her research focused on the professional development of teacher educators in an Irish university. She lectures and researches on teacher education practice and policy, both in Ireland and Internationally. Her research continues to focus on the professional development of Teacher Educators across the continuum.

She is currently the programme leader of the Doctor of Education in MU and she also leads the teacher education strands on the M Ed and the Doctorate.

Research Interests

Research interests include:
  • Professional Development of teacher educators
  • Combining Action Research and Critical Reflective Practice
  • Experiences of Student Teachers while on School Placement
  • Induction of Beginning Teachers

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Changing identities and practices: transitioning from the role of supervisor to placement tutor in initial teacher education in Ireland'
Walsh T.;Dolan R. (2019) 'Changing identities and practices: transitioning from the role of supervisor to placement tutor in initial teacher education in Ireland'. Professional Development in Education, 45 (4):527-538 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2018 'Changing Identities and Practices: Transitioning from the Role of Supervisor to Placement Tutor in Initial Teacher Education in Ireland'
Walsh, T. and Dolan, R. (2018) 'Changing Identities and Practices: Transitioning from the Role of Supervisor to Placement Tutor in Initial Teacher Education in Ireland'. Professional Development in Education, [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2017 'SHAPING A NEW ETHICAL LANDSCAPE IN TEACHER EDUCATION: AN IRISH EXPERIENCE IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT'
Dolan, R;Hogan, P (2017) 'SHAPING A NEW ETHICAL LANDSCAPE IN TEACHER EDUCATION: AN IRISH EXPERIENCE IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT'. Bordon-Revista De Pedagogia, 69 :93-108 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2019 'Strategies Employed by Pre-service Teacher Educators in Ireland in Order to Develop Second-Order Knowledge'
Rose Dolan (2019) 'Strategies Employed by Pre-service Teacher Educators in Ireland in Order to Develop Second-Order Knowledge' In: Murray, J., Swennen, A., Kosnik, C (eds). International Research, Policy and Practice in Teacher Education. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Dolan, R., 2017. Teacher Education Programmes: A Systems View'
Dolan, Rose (2017) 'Dolan, R., 2017. Teacher Education Programmes: A Systems View' In: Clandinin, D.J. and Husu, J (eds). The SAGE Handbook of Research on Teacher Education. London: SAGE. [Details]
2016 'Initiation and Implementation: Changes to Teacher Education in Ireland'
Rose Dolan (2016) 'Initiation and Implementation: Changes to Teacher Education in Ireland' In: J. Michael Spector, Dirk Ifenthaler, Demetrios G. Sampson, Pedro Isaias (eds). Competencies in Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership in the Digital Age. Springer International Publishing: Springer. [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Leadership and the curriculum: a question of trust'
Collins T.;Dolan R. (2011) 'Leadership and the curriculum: a question of trust' In: Leading and Managing Schools. California: SAGE Publications. [DOI] [Details]
2010 'Education for the 21st Century – a new paradigm'
Dolan, R and Collins, T. (2010) 'Education for the 21st Century – a new paradigm' In: Aspirations for Ireland. Dublin: Columba Press. [Details]
2007 'The Competences Debate and Teacher Professional Development'
Dolan R. and Gleeson, J. (2007) 'The Competences Debate and Teacher Professional Development' In: The Competences Approach to Teacher Professional Development: Current Practice and Future Prospects Armagh: SCoTENS 2007. [IR Link] [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
2009 A Guide to Teaching Practice in Ireland.
Walsh, B. and Dolan, R. (2009) A Guide to Teaching Practice in Ireland. : Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
2007 The Competences Approach to Teacher Professional Development: Current Practice and Future Prospects, Armagh: SCoTENS 2007.
(2007) The Competences Approach to Teacher Professional Development: Current Practice and Future Prospects, Armagh: SCoTENS 2007. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2017 ECER Annual Conference.
Dolan, R. (2017) ECER Annual Conference. [Oral Presentation], Teacher Preparation Programs: A Systems View, Copenhagen, Denmark [Details]
2018 IPDA Annual Conference.
Dolan, R. (2018) IPDA Annual Conference. [Oral Presentation], From teacher to teacher educator: developing the knowledge base through formal study, , Birmingham, UK [Details]
2018 ECER Annual Conference,.
Dolan, R., Beck, A., Malone, A., Snoek, M., & Verberg, C. (2018) ECER Annual Conference,. [Oral Presentation], Teacher-Research from An International Perspective (Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands) Se, Bolzano, Italy [Details]
2019 ATEE Annual Conference.
Dolan, R. (2019) ATEE Annual Conference. [Oral Presentation], From Teacher to Teacher Educator: the effects of formal study on practice and identity, Bath Spa University, UK [Details]
2017 ECER Annual Conference.
Dolan, R. and Malone, A. (2017) ECER Annual Conference. [Oral Presentation], A Study of Pre-service Teachers’ Development through use of Action Research and Lesson Study, Copenhagen [Details]
2017 Teacher Education and Teacher Educator National Forum.
Dolan R. and Walsh, T. (2017) Teacher Education and Teacher Educator National Forum. [Oral Presentation], What’s in a Name? Transitioning from the Role of Supervisor to Placement Tutor, University of Limerick [Details]
2016 ECER Annual Conference.
Dolan, R. and Walsh, T. (2016) ECER Annual Conference. [Oral Presentation], Changing Identities and Practices? Transitioning from the Role of Supervisor to Placement Tutor in Initial Teacher Education, UCD, Dublin [Details]
2013 EU Presidency Conference.
(2013) EU Presidency Conference. [Oral Presentation], From Teacher to Teacher Educator: Issues and Perspectives, Dublin Castle [Details]
2013 Joint Managerial Body Conference.
(2013) Joint Managerial Body Conference. [Oral Presentation], Assessment for Learning - Theory into Practice, Croke Park, Dublin [Details]
2012 European Conference on Educational Research.
(2012) European Conference on Educational Research. [Oral Presentation], “Conceptualising the Knowledge Development of New Teacher Educators in Ireland”, Cadiz, Spain [Details]
2012 Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,.
(2012) Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,. [Oral Presentation], “Every step you take is a step away from where you used to be: the professional development of teach, Cork [Details]
2009 Staff Development Day.
(2009) Staff Development Day. [Oral Presentation], An Introduction to Reflective Practice, Institute of Technology Tallaght [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2012 ‘A step away from where you used to be’ – The Development of Teacher Educators’ Professional Knowledge in an Irish University.
Dr Rose Dolan (2012) ‘A step away from where you used to be’ – The Development of Teacher Educators’ Professional Knowledge in an Irish University. University of Cambridge: Thesis [Details]
2001 “Today’s Youth, Today’s Leaders and Citizens”. An exploration of the effect of youth leadership training on senior cycle pupils.
Dr Rose Dolan (2001) “Today’s Youth, Today’s Leaders and Citizens”. An exploration of the effect of youth leadership training on senior cycle pupils. NUI Maynooth: Thesis [IR Link] [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2009 Jean Rudduck Bursary University of Cambridge

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
European Educational Research Association EERA is a learned society founded specifically for the purposes of: encouraging collaboration amongst educational researchers in Europe promoting communication between educational researchers and international governmental organisations such as the EU, Council of Europe, OECD and UNESCO improving communication amongst educational research associations and institutes within Europe disseminating the findings of educational research and highlighting their contribution to policy and practice /
Association of Teacher Educators in Europe The Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) is a non-profit European organisation, whose aim is enhancing the quality of Teacher Education in Europe and supporting the professional development of teachers and teacher educators at all levels. /
Internatonal Professional Development Association IPDA supports and promotes professional development of education practitioners, stimulate discussion around policy and practice and disseminates research related to professional learning. /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Maynooth Alumni Advisory Board. Faculty of Social Sciences Representative /
International Professional Development Association Ireland Committee member /
Maynooth University Teaching and Learning Committee Faculty of Social Sciences Representative /
Faculty of Social Sciences Research Committee Member /
National Teacher Education and Teacher Educator Forum Steering Committee /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2001 NUI Maynooth Masters in Education
2012 University of Cambridge Faculty of Education PhD
1994 NUI Maynooth Higher Diploma in Education
1989 Trinity College B.A. (mod)

Reviews

  Journal Role
Australian Journal Of Teacher Education Reviewer
Cogent Arts And Humanities Reviewer