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Caitríona Ní CassaitheDr (PhD)

Dublin City University

Top skills

  • Research, History Education
  • Consulting on History Education Projects
  • Advocacy of good practices in history education
  • Professional Development, History Education
  • Museography, History Education
  • Project Management, History Education

Fields of expertise

  • Cultural History
  • Environmental History
  • Local History
  • Social History
  • Other Approaches
  • History of History Education
  • History of National Minorities
  • Holocaust
  • Remembrance / Collective Memory
  • Research on History Education
  • Theoretical and Epistemological Questions

Offers

  • Teaching
  • Consultation
  • Research
  • Cooperation

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Languages

  • English
  • Irish

Country

Ireland

Background information

Publications

Allen, A., Kavanagh, A.M. & Ní Cassaithe, C. (2024). (Eds.). Beyond single stories: Changing narratives for a changing world. Information Age Publishers. Mallon, B., Waldron, F. & Ní Cassaithe, C. (in press). (Eds.) Pushing the boundaries of human rights education: Concepts, challenges and contexts . Routledge. Mallon, B., Waldron, F. & Ní Cassaithe, C. (in press). Human rights education: A beacon of hope in times of crisis? In B. Mallon, F. Waldron & C. Ní Cassaithe (Eds.). Pushing the boundaries of human rights education: Concepts, Challenges and Contexts. Routledge. Waldron, F.; Ní Cassaithe, C. & Mallon, B. (in press). Human rights education in a time of crisis: A pedagogy of possibility. In B. Mallon, F. Waldron & C. Ní Cassaithe (Eds.). Pushing the boundaries of human rights education: Concepts, challenges and contexts. Routledge. Kavanagh, A.M. & Ní Cassaithe, C. (in press). Seeing the world through alternative eyes: Using Indigenous stories and knowledge to teach about socio-ecological issues. In A. Allen, A.M. Kavanagh & C. Ní Cassaithe (Eds.). Beyond single stories: Changing narratives for a changing world. Information Age Publishers. Waldron, F., Ní Cassaithe, C., Barry, M. & Whelan, P. (2021). Critical historical enquiry for a socially just and sustainable world. In A.M. Kavanagh, F. Waldron & B. Mallon (Eds.). Teaching for social justice and sustainable development across the primary Curriculum: Acting for a better world. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003003021 Ní Cassaithe, C., Waldron, F., & Dooley, T. (2022). “We can’t really know cos we weren’t really there”: Identifying Irish primary children’s bottleneck beliefs about history. Historical Encounters, 9(1), 78-100. https://doi O’Connell, C., Mallon, B., Ní Cassaithe, C., & Barry, M. (Spring, 2021). Addressing the Complexity of Contemporary Slavery: Towards a Critical Framework for Educators. Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review (32),

Experience

15 years as a primary school teacher (subject lead for history & local studies 9 years lecturing part time in St. Patrick's College in history didactics (B.Ed and PME) 6 years as Assistant Professor in History Education in DCU (Module Co-ordinator for 3 history education specialisms: Theory & Practice in Historical Enquiry, Teaching Controversial Issues, ICT in history. Module Co-ordinator of PMEP history, geogrphy & science) I teach on the B.Ed, PMEP and M.Ed programmes (disciplinary literacy in history).

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