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News from the Centre for Effective Education

Dr Laura Dunne and Dr Sarah Miller have been invited by the SELB to talk at the Cross-Phase Sharing of Good Practice Conference

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Dr Sarah Miller and Dr Laura Dunne, Centre for Effective Education are presenting findings from the Lifestart Evaluation at Dublin Castle today: Supporting Parents: Sharing Good Practice, Models and Approaches

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New RCT Evaluation Report: Summer Active Reading Programme

Professor Paul Connolly and Dr Liam O’Hare from the Centre for Effective Education recently published a randomised controlled trial (RCT) evaluation report...

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CEE researchers present at ANIELB Conference

Dr Seaneen Sloan and Aideen Gildea from the Centre for Effective Education (CEE) were invited to give a talk at the Association for Northern Ireland Education &...

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Open Air Laboratories (OPAL)

Dr Karen Kerr, in the School of Education, along with the Field Studies Council are now the OPAL co-ordinators in Northern Ireland. OPAL is a...

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Publications

Slavin, R. E., Lake, C., Hanley, P. & Thurston,  (Sep 2014) Experimental Evaluations of Elementary Science Programs: A Best-Evidence Synthesis. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 51, 7, p. 870-901

O'Hare, L, & Connolly, P. (2014).  A cluster randomised controlled trial of "Bookstart+". a book programme. Journal of Children's Services, 9(1), 18-30

O'Hare, L. (2014). Did Children's Perceptions of an after-school Soical Learning Program Predict Change in their Behavior?.  Procedia-Soical and Behavioral Sciences, 116, 3786-3792


The Centre for Effective Education is leading two major initiatives; Improving Children’s Lives - an interdisciplinary Research Initiative, and Una, a Global Learning Initiative.   The Centre is editorial home to the new, international peer-reviewed journal Effective Education.