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Merrilyn Goos book launch – The learning and development of mathematics teacher educators

Goos, M., & Beswick, K. (Eds.) (2021). The learning and development of mathematics teacher educators: International perspectives and challenges. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030624071#aboutBook   Research in mathematics teacher education as a distinctive field of inquiry has grown substantially over the past 10-15 years. Within this field there is emerging interest in how mathematics teacher educators (MTEs) themselves learn and Continue Reading

EPI•STEM’s Winter 2020/2021 Newsletter

EPISTEM_Newsletter-Winter-2020-2021

Minister Foley welcomes new research on Gender Balance in STEM Education

Gender Balance in STEM Education Research to inform future policy The Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today (Tuesday 17 November) launched a new publication: A Review of Literature to Identify a Set of Effective Interventions for Addressing Gender Balance in STEM in Early Years, Primary and Post-Primary Education Settings. The report sets out what is known about critical barriers Continue Reading

Teacher Supply: Launch of Teacher Upskilling Initiative in Mathematics, Physics, and Spanish

The Minister for Education, Norma Foley, TD, and the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, together with the HEA have announced a new initiative for registered post-primary teachers to upskill to teach Maths, Physics and Spanish. Click here for the full article

Attention Post-Primary School Teachers

We are delighted to announce that the online application system for the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching will open shortly. To receive a notification that the system is open for applications please complete the expression of interest form at the following link: https://www.ul.ie/gps/course/professional-diploma-mathematics-teaching-level-8 Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis. Please ensure Continue Reading

A blended learning for out-of-field mathematics teaching

A blended learning for out-of-field mathematics teaching

EPI•STEM Annual Report 2019-2020

EPISTEM annual report 2019-2020

Research Report

An Investigation of the Impact of an Industry-focused gender intervention on the self-perceptions and career aspirations of female undergraduate students in the STEM disciplines Click here to view

EPI•STEM’s Spring 2020 Newsletter

EPI•STEM Newsletter Spring 2020

Gender Balance Project

EPISTEM has been contracted by the Department of Education & Skills to review Literature to Identify a Set of Effective Interventions for Addressing Gender Balance in STEM in Primary and Post Primary Education Settings. The Research Team led by Professor Merrilyn Goos includes Dr Veronica Ryan; Prof John O’Donoghue; Dr Ciara Lane; Dr Keelin Leahy; Dr Gráinne Walshe; Tracey O’Connell Continue Reading

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