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Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland: Eroded Certainties and New Possibilities

Teaching History and the Changing Nation State : Transnational and Intranational Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The chapter provides a comparative critique of the current role of history teaching on the island of Ireland in the context of changing political relationships as a consequence of the Irish peace process and the rapidly expanding impact...
...Facing History and Ourselves is an international organization that focuses on education as a medium for preserving civil society by supporting educators and schools in their efforts to develop informed, compassionate, and active citizens...

Ireland: Curriculum development in troubled times

The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter traces the history of music education in primary schools in Ireland from colonial times in the nineteenth century through the decades of cultural nationalism in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Ireland to political...

Northern Ireland: Integrated Schools

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Given the long-standing and deep divisions in Northern Ireland society, the creation of integrated schools is a major achievement, albeit one progressing very slowly. Over 90 per cent of children still attend segregated schools, whether...

Education and the Capabilities of Children with Special Needs

Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter focuses on the notion of voice in relation to expanding the capability of children with special needs and/or disabilities. While our focus is on the importance of voice, as a necessary prerequisite...

Northern Ireland: An Overview

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Compulsory sector education continues to be a divisive feature due to strong religious and community factors. Since separation from what became the Irish Free State (now Republic), there continues to be a small legacy of Irish-medium...

Place for me?

Kathryn Riley

Kathryn Riley is Professor of Education and Director of Research at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning, Institute of Education, University of London, UK. Her previous publications include Whose School Is It Anyway? (1998). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leadership of Place : Stories from Schools in the US, UK and South Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...My home, my place Few authors have captured the importance of place in our psyche as successfully as Irish playwright Brian Friel has done. Friel's work illustrates the centrality of place for people of diasporas, who leave...