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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
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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 Clíona Murray
Education policy studies
|(2017)|| An Independent Review to Identify Supports and Barriers for Lone Parents in Accessing Higher Education and to Examine Measures to Increase Participation.
Byrne, D.; Murray, C. (2017) An Independent Review to Identify Supports and Barriers for Lone Parents in Accessing Higher Education and to Examine Measures to Increase Participation. Department of Education and Skills, Dublin. [Details]
|(2018)|| Irish Narrative Inquiry Conference: Narrating Neo-Liberalism in an Irish Context,
Murray, C. (2018) Powerful Narratives, Narratives of Power: Teacher professionalism and education policy in the context of Irish post-primary education. [Oral Presentation], Irish Narrative Inquiry Conference: Narrating Neo-Liberalism in an Irish Context, Institute of Technology Sligo , 19-APR-18 - 20-APR-18. [Details]
|(2017)|| Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Murray, C. (2017) (Re)constructing the teacher: a study of teacher identity in post-primary education in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, University College Cork, Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17. [Details]
|(2016)|| European Conference on Educational Research: Emerging Researchers Conference,
Murray, C. (2016) Education policy and teacher identity: a feminist narrative study in the Irish post-primary context. [Oral Presentation], European Conference on Educational Research: Emerging Researchers Conference, University College Dublin, Dublin , 22-AUG-16 - 23-AUG-16. [Details]
|(2015)|| Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Murray, C. (2015) A study of the relationships between teacher identity and education change in the context of post-primary education. [Poster Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Maynooth University, Kildare , 10-APR-15 - 11-APR-15. [Details]
Honours and Awards
|2014||John and Pat Hume Doctoral Scholarship||Maynooth University|
|Association||Function||From / To|
|Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)||Member||/|
|Committee||Function||From / To|
|School of Education Teaching and Learning Committee||Member||01-FEB-19 /|
|School of Education Research Committee||Member||01-FEB-19 /|
|Teaching Council Research Engagement Group||Member||01-JAN-15 / 01-JUN-16|
|2012||UCL Institute of Education||MA (Distinction)||Social Justice and Education|
|2008||NUI Galway||Postgraduate Diploma||Education (Post-primary teaching)|
|2006||NUI Galway||BA International (Hons)||French and German|
|Title||Type||From / To|
|Teaching (e.g. Service learning / comunity based learning)||Tutor (volunteer)||/|
|Term/Year||Module Title||Module Code||Subject / Desc|
|2019||Nua-Theangacha: Bliain 1||ED6147|
|2019||Nua-Theangacha: Bliain 2||ED6247|
|2019||Eolaíochtaí Oideachais 2||ED6230|
|2019||Eolaíochtaí Oideachais 1||ED6130|