Research Profile

Joseph Moynihan

Biography

Joe is from Dungarvan, Co. Waterford and is currently a full-time member of staff in the School of Education in University College Cork, Ireland. He is currently the Director of the Educational Leadership Post-Graduate Programme (PDEL). He is the module coordinator on all of the modules on this Level 9 programme. Mentoring & Coaching is a key module on the PDEL and is designed to develop professional skills for participating teachers/professionals allowing them to successfully contribute to school/organisational improvement in their own variety of contexts. To further broaden and deepen his knowledge in the field of coaching, Joe is currently undertaking a two year MSc in Personal & Management Coaching at UCC that he will complete by mid 2021.

Joe is also a lecturer/tutor in Initial Teacher Education (Professional Master of Education, PME) and writes and delivers modules on the Masters in Education modular programme where he is currently developing a series of new Educational Leadership and Management modules to meet the significant demand for study in this area at UCC. He also supervises research students at Masters and PhD level at the university.
 
Formerly, Joe was a teacher of French, Geography and Art, Craft and Design in post-primary education for 20 years. Having qualified as a counsellor, this was followed by four years working as a Career Guidance Counsellor prior to working as a Deputy Principal and Principal in a large post-primary school for a further eight years.   

His research interests include educational leadership, professional coaching, socio-cultural learning, collaborative practice, work-based learning, intelligence studies and education in general.

Joe serves as an external examiner on the MA in Management in Education at WIT. He is also a director on the Board of Directors of the Irish Augustinian Schools Trust and the Dungarvan Enterprise Board. 

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2015)'The Transition Year: A unique programme in Irish Education bridging the gap between school and the workplace'
Joseph A. Moynihan (2015) 'The Transition Year: A unique programme in Irish Education bridging the gap between school and the workplace'. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 8 (2):199-210 [Details]

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Eduactional Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Member/

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2019)Leadership across boundaries: Challenges for Educators and Teacher Educators,
Joseph A. Moynihan & Margaret O'Donovan (2019) SCoTENS Presentaion on Collaborative Practice in Education. Followed by Panel Discussion on Educational Leadership. [Invited Oral Presentation], Leadership across boundaries: Challenges for Educators and Teacher Educators, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan , 17-OCT-19 - 18-OCT-19. [Details]
(2018)ECER 2018: Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?,
Joseph A. Moynihan & Margaret O'Donovan (2018) Collaborative Practice in Educational Leadership. [Oral Presentation], ECER 2018: Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?, University of Bolzano, Italy , 03-SEP-18 - 07-SEP-18. [Details]
(2017)International Congress for Centres of Augustinian Education,
Joseph A. Moynihan (2017) Presentation on Augustinian Education in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], International Congress for Centres of Augustinian Education, Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA, USA . [Details]
(2012)World Congress of Augustinian Educators,
Joseph A. Moynihan (2012) Presentation/Workshop on Unity - Working Together in Augustinian Education. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], World Congress of Augustinian Educators, Lima, Peru . [Details]
(2011)WIT Education Colloquium,
Joseph A. Moynihan (2011) Conference for Academic Researchers. [Invited Oral Presentation], WIT Education Colloquium, Waterford Institute of Technology , 05-MAR-11. [Details]
(2011)ESAI Annual Conference,
Joseph A. Moynihan (2011) Education Research Conference. [Oral Presentation], ESAI Annual Conference, Church of Ireland College of Education, Dublin , 14-APR-11 - 16-APR-11. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Learning and Teaching Committee Member2018 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Lecturer/Course Director01-SEP-15 /
St. Augustine's College Principal01-SEP-05 / 31-MAY-12
St. Augustine's College Deputy Principal01-SEP-04 / 31-AUG-05
St. Augustine's College Guidance Counsellor01-SEP-00 / 31-AUG-04
St. Augustine's College Teacher01-SEP-82 / 31-AUG-00

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2021UCC MSc Personal & Management CoachingCoaching
2014Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA PGC in Intelligence StudiesIntelligence Studies
2013University College Cork PhD EducationEducation
2007Waterford Institute of Technology MA in Management in EducationEducational Leadership and Management
2001Univerity of Limerick PGD Guidance & CounsellingPsychology, Counselling, Career Guidance
1982University College Cork HDEEducation and Geography
1981University College Cork BAFrench, Geography, Archaeology, Economics

Teaching Activities

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2020Mentoring and Coaching Practicum in Educational Leadership ED6513Mentoring and Coaching Practicum in Educational Leadership
2020Conceptual Foundations in School Placement Research Portfolio A ED4103Conceptual Foundations in School Placement Research Portfolio A
2020School Placement: Research and Professional Experiences Portfolio A ED6331School Placement: Research and Professional Experiences Portfolio A
2020Leading Learning and School Improvement ED6512Leading Learning and School Improvement
2020Effective Leadership in Education: Theory and Practice ED6511Effective Leadership in Education: Theory and Practice
2020Organisational Management of the School ED6510Organisational Management of the School
2020Collaborative Practice in Educational Leadership ED6067Collaborative Practice in Educational Leadership
2019Decision Making in Educational Leadership ED6064Decision Making in Educational Leadership

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