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Ms Caitriona Ni Cassaithe

STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies

Name: Ms Caitriona Ni Cassaithe
Department: STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies
Role: Academic Staff
Phone Number: 01 884 2016
Email Address: caitriona.nicassaithe@dcu.ie
Room: C406B
Campus: DCU St Patricks Campus

Biographical Details

Caitriona Ní Cassaithe lectures in History Education, in the School of STEM Education, Innovation and Global Studies. Caitriona was awarded the Michael Jordan Fellowship at St Patrick's College in September 2016 and held this position until September 2017. Caitriona completed her B.Ed and PG Dip Ed in St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, and spent fourteen years as a primary teacher in St. Joseph’s Co-ed., East Wall, Dublin 3.

Caitriona is working towards her PhD. in the area of history education under the supervision of Prof. Fionnuala Waldron and Dr. Therese Dooley. Her doctoral research assesses the effectiveness of a series of teaching interventions designed to uncover and address children’s epistemic beliefs about the nature of history and historical evidence.

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