Maria Barry

Member Name: Maria Barry

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  • Teacher Education

Description of Work in DE

I am a teacher educator and researcher in citizenship education and history education in DCU's IoE with extensive experience of working across both primary and post primary settings in the areas of development education, human rights programmes for young people and teacher education. Between 2002 and 2014, I worked in TrĂ³caire's development education team and managed the organisation's team, strategy, funding, programmes between 2007 and 2014. Scholarly interests include; global citizenship education, dialogue and discussion in the classroom, student voices and participation, teacher education, climate change education and social justice pedagogy. I have served on a number of Boards and several committees in the area of development education over 15 years and worked in partnership with organisations at a European and international level. I am a member of the Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Education in DCU's IoE and the Ubuntu assembly.

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