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ESAI statement on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza

The Educational Studies Association of Ireland is a voluntary, non-political body, dedicated to the advancement of educational research in Ireland. Our Association provides a forum for a wide diversity of perspectives on...

ESAI Symposium at AERA 2024

The 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) took place in Philadelphia, from 11-14 April 2024. Each year AERA invites international educational research associations to submit symposia to the...

SERA Conference 2024

The annual SERA Annual Conference will take place between the 27th – 29th November 2024, and it will be hosted by their colleagues at the University of Dundee. The three-day conference invites researchers and practitioners...

Lifetime Achievement Award 2024 – Prof Áine Hyland

ESAI is delighted to present the Lifetime Achievement Award 2024 to Professor Áine Hyland in recognition of almost five decades of engagement and leadership in the association. Áine Hyland is Emeritus Professor of Education and...

Second Keynote Speaker at ESAI Conference 2024

ESAI is delighted to announce that Professor Stephen McKinney, School of Education, University of Glasgow, will give the second keynote address at 11am on Friday April 5th. Stephen McKinney is a professor and the leader of the...

First keynote speaker at ESAI Conference 2024

ESAI is delighted to announce that Prof Sharon Todd is going to give the first keynote address at the ESAI Conference 4-6 April in Maynooth University. Sharon Todd is Professor of Education and member of the Centre for Public...

ESAI Celebrates International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day on 8th March 2024, the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) would like to honour the wonderful contribution that our female former presidents have made both to the Association, and to...

ESAI Environmental Sustainability Statement

The Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) embraces and promotes environmental protection and sustainability in all of its activities. Our commitment to sustainability is reflected in our planning for the ESAI...

ESAI Committee Vacancies

There are two places on the ESAI Committee to be filled by election at the forthcoming AGM on 4 April 2024. If you are interested in becoming a member of this vibrant team and have an appetite to contribute to the future growth...

ESAI Conference 2024 Schedule

The ESAI Conference Schedule is currently being finalised. We have an outline of the programme available here and the most current detailed version of the timetable is available for those who have registered for the conference...

Educational Action Research SIG: NEARIMeet

      The Educational Action Research (NEARI) SIG is convening a public meeting (NEARIMeet) for everyone interested in action research, practitioner research or teaching action research. The theme of the meeting is...

Registration for ESAI Conference 2024

Registration for the ESAI Conference 2024 (4 -6 April) at Maynooth University is available on the online conference management system (Conftool).

Early Career Researcher Award 2024

The ESAI Early Career Researcher Award celebrates an outstanding conference paper and presentation by an early career researcher presented at the annual ESAI Conference. The ESAI has established this award to celebrate the...

Submissions for ESAI Conference 2024

Please note that submissions are now closed. Registration is available at our online conference management system. The closing date for submission of proposals for the ESAI Conference 2024 was November 19th, 2023. Registration...

Curriculum Studies SIG: Roundtable Event

The Curriculum Studies Special Interest Group will hold a round table discussion on Monday 23 October. It will be a space where policy, practice and research come together in unique and innovative ways. When: Monday, October 23...

Invitation to: Comprehensives event in DCU, All Hallows

But that’s a whole other story: the five Protestant Comprehensives, their origins, and early and contemporary stories in Irish and European policy contexts You are invited to a seminar, co-hosted by the Church of Ireland...

ESAI Conference 2024 – Call for proposals

The ESAI Annual Conference 2024, an important event for the educational research community in Ireland and beyond, will be held at Maynooth University from Thursday, April 4th to Saturday, April 6th. We’re pleased to announce a...

Evidence-Informed Educational Policy and Practice SIG

Governments and supranational organizations are increasingly adopting approaches to enhance decision-making processes in publicly funded entities, including education. One prominent approach is to provide stakeholders, such as...

FETSIG (Further Education and Training SIG)

The FETSIG (Further Education and Training Special Interest Group) includes members from the HEIFET Forum who will provide the capability and capacity for research in FET settings and research on teaching adults that will be...

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