Dr Joe Travers
Inclusive & Special Education
|Name:||Dr Joe Travers|
|Department:||Inclusive & Special Education|
|Role:||Head of School|
|Phone Number:||01 884 2040|
|Campus:||DCU St Patricks Campus|
Dr Joseph Travers is a Senior Lecturer and the first Head of School of Inclusive and Special Education in Dublin City University (DCU) Institute of Education, the first education faculty in an Irish university. Previous to this he was Director of Special Education (2008-2016) in St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra joining the College in 1998. He is a former primary school teacher (mainstream, special class, learning support/resource teacher for Travellers). He is a graduate of Coláiste Mhuire, Marino (B.Ed), Trinity College (Dip. in Ed. Mgt), St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra (Dip. in Sp.Ed), NUI Maynooth (M.Ed) and Queen’s University Belfast (Ed.D). He has published in the areas of policy and practice in special education/learning support for mathematics, inclusion, leadership and early intervention. Dr Travers has been principal investigator on research projects for the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) and for the Department of Education and Skills (DES). He teaches across a range of teacher education programmes from initial to postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctoral level.