The Concept and Evidence of Institutional Racism in Education

17 Feb 2012

The Concept and Evidence of Institutional Racism in Education

A reminder that the Racism and Education Conference and Networking Event is being held today, Friday, February 17th 2012 in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex. This event aims to address the concept and evidence of institutional racism in education inIreland.


The event is hosted by the School of Education and the Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century (ISS21). It issupported by funding received from the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences.


Registration is now closed, h owever, people who are not registered are welcome to come to the two sessions below.

Both sessions are being held in BHSC G10.

11:00 – 12:15     Institutionalized Racism: What’s it got to do with Irish Education?


                         Professor Mairtin Mac an Ghaill,NewmanUniversityCollegeBirmingham



13:00 – 14:30      The Concept and Evidence of Institutional Racism: Irish Research Perspectives

  Educational Careers of Migrant Students inIreland


                               Dr. Delma Byrne, NUI Maynooth


                              Post-primary Teachers and Travellers in Education: Preparation for and Experiences with Education for Social Justice 


                            Ms. Hannagh McGinley, NUI Galway


                            The Politics of Racism in Irish Education: Troubling Ideas for Policy-Makers and Researchers


                             Dr. Karl Kitching, UCC

School of Education

Scoil an Oideachais

Leeholme, O' Donovan's Road, Cork, Ireland