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Improving assessment in Irish education

US-based testing company Prometric committed almost €1 million to support assessment research at DCU which led to the appointment of Professor Michael O’Leary as Prometric Chair of Assessment and director of DCU’s new Centre for Assessment Research, Policy and Practice in Education (CARPE) in 2016. Under his guidance, the Centre has made a strong start...
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Mathias Urban

Leading Researcher Appointed as Desmond Chair of Early Childhood Education

The President of Dublin City University, Prof Brian MacCraith has confirmed the appointment of Professor Mathias Urban as the new Desmond Chair of Early Childhood Education at DCU’s Institute of Education. Professor Urban, currently Professor of Early Childhood Studies and Director of the Early Childhood Research Centre at Roehampton University in London, will take up...
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Prometric CEO Charles Kernan Visits DCU

We were delighted to welcome Charles Kernan, the new CEO and President of Prometric, a US-based provider of market-leading testing solutions, to our St Patrick’s Campus last week. Mr Kernan was visiting DCU together with Garret Sherry, Prometric Vice President and General Manager of Ireland to learn more about the ongoing work and vision of...
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