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Brendan Walsh

Dr. Brendan Walsh holds a BA, a masters of education and a Ph.D. from the National University of Ireland. Dr. Walsh is a lectuter in the School of Education Studies at Dublin City University, where he lectures in the fields of History of Education, Educational Policy and Teaching Methodology. He has a particular research interest in teacher induction and worked as researcher on the National Teacher Induction Pilot Project 2005-2006.

He is currently researching the history of teaching and teachers in Ireland within the context of personal/professional histories with a view to publishing a History of Teaching in Ireland 1535-2008 in 2012.

In 2006 he established the Teaching Voice archive to begin collecting and collating the recollections of the teaching profession in Ireland. Dr.Walsh is Director of Teaching Practice at Dublin City University overseeing the Graduate Diploma in Education, Science Education Degree and Physical Education and Biology Degree. Brendan is editor of Degrees of Nonsense: The Demise of the University in Ireland published by Glasnevin Publishing.