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Ó Beaglaoich, Pádraig; Crotty, Yvonne – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2020
This paper will set out the key planning considerations regarding the establishment of a dedicated online portal for Gaeltacht and Irish-medium schools at post-primary level as detailed in the Policy on Gaeltacht Education 2017-2022 (PGE). The research topic is intrinsically linked with action points highlighted within strategy and policy papers…
Descriptors: Irish, Language of Instruction, Native Language, Agency Cooperation
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Nally, Michael; Ladden, Brian – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2020
The Irish Teaching Council introduced a new model of school-based and National Induction Programme for Teachers (NIPT) called Droichead (meaning 'bridge' in Gaelic) in 2013/14. The Droichead process is an integrated professional induction framework for newly qualified teachers. It was designed to provide whole-school support for teacher induction…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Program Implementation
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Arko-Achemfuor, Akwasi; Romm, Norma; Serolong, Lesego – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2019
In this article we offer a discussion around our academic-practitioner involvements with one another and with a targeted community, in relation to a particular project. In the title of the article, we have hyphenated the term "academic-practitioner" to render fuzzy the distinction between "academic" roles (associated with…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Indigenous Knowledge, Sustainable Development, Transformative Learning
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Gjøtterud, Sigrid; Krogh, Erling – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2017
Coming from a Nordic environment, professionally working in teacher education, both authors engaged in developmental work and research in the Uluguru mountains in Tanzania. The research is carried out in a community-based organization for vulnerable youth, Mgeta Orphan Education Foundation (MOEF), which builds on principles of action learning and…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs, Sense of Community
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Tobin, Bernie – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2017
It is acknowledged that parental engagement with children's learning and education is of vital importance. But, there is a tendency to confuse engagement with learning with engagement with the school. While all types of parents' involvement can have a positive effect, it is actually what parents do with their child at home that has the greatest…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Self Efficacy
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Walton, Joan – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2016
This paper offers a response to Dr. Noriyuki Inoue's article published in this issue of the "International Journal for Transformative" research, entitled "The Role of Subjectivity in Teacher Expertise Development: Mindfully Embracing the 'Black Sheep' of Educational Research." Inoue freely uses the terms…
Descriptors: Role, Educational Research, Asian Culture, Foreign Countries
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Hammond, Michael – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2016
This paper looks at blogging by academics and argues that there is a niche role for an academic blog informed by principles of transformative learning. I begin by describing my experiences of blogging, first, as a reader while carrying out my own doctoral research, next, as a teacher introducing blogs to my students, then as a writer of my own…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, College Faculty, Electronic Publishing, Writing (Composition)
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Gjotterud, Sigrid Mari; Krogh, Erling; Dyngeland, Cecilie; Mwakasumba, Nicholaus Solomon – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2015
Transformative experiences can happen at unexpected times, in unexpected ways. This paper tells the story of how a gift of a goat can lead to the transformation of a life. Many organisations globally are engaged in a struggle to overcome poverty and injustice by providing livestock as a means for transformation. The animals in themselves are not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Transformative Learning, Children
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Farren, Margaret; Crotty, Yvonne; Kilboy, Laura – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2015
This study shows the transformative potential of action research and information and communications technology (ICT) in the second language (L2) classroom. Two enquiries from teacher-researchers are detailed in the article. Their engagement in a collaborative professional development Masters programme was pivotal in designing and implementing ICT…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Action Research, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Crotty, Yvonne; Kilboy, Laura – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2015
This paper demonstrates the value of embracing digital technology in order to effect positive change in a non-governmental (NGO) charity organisation, in this case the Irish Charity Crosscause. The outcome of the research was the creation of a charity video, Crosscause: Making a Difference, to showcase humanitarian work in Ireland and Romania with…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Entrepreneurship, Action Research, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Farrell, Peter – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2015
The author, a school principal with significant classroom responsibilities recounts his journey towards authenticity as an independent teacher-researcher. His career as a researcher began in the scientific-knowledge tradition and then moved into the practical-knowledge tradition. He describes how Donald Schön, the father of reflective practice,…
Descriptors: Expertise, Teacher Researchers, Faculty Development, Educational Practices
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Pratt, Dee; Peat, Beth – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
This account explores the divergent perspectives of supervisor and student interacting in self-study research, showing how both participants were transformed by the experience. Although both supervisor and student had faced similar problems as mature students engaging in doctoral study, and both possessed strong convictions about their chosen…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Transformative Learning, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship
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Walton, Joan – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
Since Mezirow, there has been considerable research into transformative learning. However the research methods generally used have been of the same kind that are drawn on to inquire into any area of interest. A key aim of this journal is to explore the transformative possibilities of research, and in the process to investigate creative methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Research Methodology, Research
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Roche, Mary – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
Douglas and Ellis (2011, p. 175) suggest that institutionally universities and schools are required to work with different conceptual tool-kits. Seeking to minimise the potential standoff between academic and practitioner knowledge, and, therefore, to enhance the learning of student teachers, means, they suggest, rethinking both the social…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Higher Education, Professional Development, Action Research