Mooney Simmie, Geraldine
Dr. Geraldine Mooney Simmie lectures in education at the University of Limerick, Ireland. She is Co-Director of a structured PhD programme in education and Director of a Master’s in Education (Mentoring) programme. In her role as Academic Coordinator she is involved in building capacity between schools and university to better integrate theory and research findings with professional practice. Her research interest lies in the area of education policy analysis with a particular interest in comparative education policy and policy as it relates to teacher continuing education and mentoring, especially within science and mathematics education. She has published a number of journal articles and book chapters, and contributed to The Sage Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2012. Her doctoral study is a comparative study of upper secondary science and mathematics education in the Republic of Ireland and the Kingdom of Norway. Geraldine coordinated this EU GIMMS project which was managed by the University of Limerick between 2006 and 2009.
Publications at WAXMANN:
Democratic mentoring as a deliberative border crossing discourse for teacher education in Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland and Spain
2012, 174 pages, paperback, 29,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-2747-1