Centre for Effective Education

News from the Centre for Effective Education

Exploring the relationship between children's views of an after-school social and emotional learning program on the actual change in their behavioural outcomes after the programme

A paper just published by Dr Liam O’Hare from the Centre for Effective...

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Research finds evidence that a ‘Free Book Gifting’ programme has a positive effect on parents’ attitudes

A paper recently published by Dr Liam O’Hare and read more

Promoting Health and Wellbeing -The Role of Schools

The School of Education, in partnership with the Centre for Public Health held a showcase event on 14th November in the Canada Room. A number of short talks outlined research currently being...

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Wellbeing, academic buoyancy and educational achievement in primary school students

A paper just published by Dr Sarah Miller, Professor Paul Connolly and Dr Lisa Maguire from the Centre for Effective Education demonstrates how better wellbeing is related to improved academic...

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Staff give presentations at prestigious international conference

This week a number of staff from CEE will make presentations at the American Educational Research Association Annual Gathering in San Francisco, USA.

Professor Allen Thurston will report...

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Publications

Miller, S., Connolly, P. & Maguire, L. (Jun 2012) The effects of a volunteer mentoring programme on reading outcomes among eight- to nine-year-old children: A follow up randomized controlled trial In : Journal of Early Childhood Research. 10, p. 134-144.

Connolly, P. (Mar 2012) Statistical analysis tools In: Research Methods and Methodologies in Education. Arthur, J., Waring, M., Coe, R. & Hedges, L. (eds.). SAGE p. 327-342.


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.