Doctoral Supervisor

Dr Catherine Meehan
School of Childhood and Education Sciences

Specialism / Expertise

  • Early Childhood, with specific interest in leadership and how we can draw on knowledge and research from other fields to inform leadership and management roles for those people working with children, families and in communities;
  • Pedagogical documentation and democracy and how this can be embedded in curriculum and everyday practice;
  • Religious Education, spirituality and young children;
  • Teaching and learning in Higher Education;
  • Unequal childhoods- poverty, migration, refugee and asylum seeker children and their experiences;
  • Child friendly research methods.

Titles of theses for which you are first supervisor in the Faculty of Education

  • Pedagogical leadership;
  • Teachers’ perceptions about children’s behaviour;
  • Student teachers and experienced teachers and the teaching of reading;
  • Communities of practice and identity development;
  • Teachers’ spirituality in primary schools;
  • Leadership in early years/primary schools.


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