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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Dr Brendan Mac Mahon
Dept. of Education
T: Ext. 2393
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2014)|| 'Making the invisible visible: disciplinary literacy in secondary school classrooms'
Mac Mahon, B (2014) 'Making the invisible visible: disciplinary literacy in secondary school classrooms'. Irish Educational Studies, 33 :21-36 [DOI] [Details]
|(2014)|| 'Someone else's baby? Literacy in second level classrooms'
Brendan Mac Mahon (2014) 'Someone else's baby? Literacy in second level classrooms' In: Language, Literacy and Literature: Re-imagining Teaching and Learning. Dublin: Reading Association of Ireland. [Details]
|(2014)|| 'Literacy at second level: Where are we now?'
Brendan Mac Mahon (2014) 'Literacy at second level: Where are we now?' In: Education Matters Yearbook 8. Galway: Education Matters. [Details]
|(2012)|| 'Irish and Modern Languages: A Collaborative Journey in Initial Teacher Education'
Furlong, A., Mac Mahon, B. & Ní Ghuidhir, S. In: (2012) 'Irish and Modern Languages: A Collaborative Journey in Initial Teacher Education' In: Re-Imagining Initial Teacher Education: Perspectives on Transformation. Dublin: The Liffey Press. [Details]
|(2012)|| 'The National Strategy: A Focus on Literacy'
Brendan Mac Mahon (2012) 'The National Strategy: A Focus on Literacy' In: Education Matters Yearbook 2012. Dublin: Education Matters. [Details]
|(2011)|| Re-Imagining Initial Teacher Education: Perspectives on Transformation
Mac Mahon, B; Ní Ghuidhir, S; Furlong, Á. (2011) Irish and Modern Languages: A Collaborative Journey in Initial Teacher Education Re-Imagining Initial Teacher Education: Perspectives on Transformation [Details]
|(2003)|| 'Time for a literacy initiative at second level?'
Mac Mahon, B. (2003) 'Time for a literacy initiative at second level?' LEARN, 25 :33-40. [Details]
|(2010)|| 'Nausts, púcáns and mallúirs'
Gosling, P; Mac Mahon, B; Roden, C. (2010) 'Nausts, púcáns and mallúirs' Archaeology Ireland, 24 (3) :30-34. [Details]
Honours and Awards
|2014||President's Award for Teaching Excellence 2013-14||NUI Galway|
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|Irish Educational Studies Association||Executive Member||/|
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|NUI Scholarship & Prize Assessment Panel||NUI Universities Representative||14-MAR-13 /|
|National University of Ireland PDE Steering Committee||NUI Galway School of Education Representative||01-SEP-06 /|