Posts by Dr Colm O'Doherty
Dr Colm O'Doherty
Colm O’Doherty is lecturer in the Dept of Applied Social Studies, IT Tralee. A qualified social worker with extensive practice experience, he has researched and published in the areas of social policy, child protection, domestic violence, community development, social work, family support and parenting. He is the author of A New Agenda for Family Support, Providing Services That Create Social Capital (2007) and co-editor of Community Development in Ireland: Theory, Policy and Practice (2012) and Learning on the Job: Parenting in Modern Ireland (2015). He holds a PhD from UCD.
Colm O'Doherty 13/02/2018
Minister Bruton’s proposed reform of higher education must be set against the context of an education system which is in meltdown. It should come as no surprise to learn that the numbers applying to train as teachers has collapsed. Government expenditure on education as a share of GDP has fallen below the EU average since 2009. Over the …
Nat O’Connor is a member of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS) and a …
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