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Professor Michael Shevlin

Professor (Education)
ARTS BUILDING


  Special Needs Education
Details Date
Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs (international publication).
Advisory Board of Sunfield Research Institute (Birmingham, UK)
Advisor to Sage Publications on new handbook-The Handbook of Special Education 2004-5
Advisor to Equality Authority on educational issues concerning young people with disabilities.
Advisor to Down Syndrome Ireland in research project on inclusion.
Advisor to Down Syndrome Ireland in research project on access to higher education for people with learning difficulties.
N.C.E.A. Extern Examiner (Special Education) St. Nicholas Montessori College, Dublin 2000-3.
The Centre for the Study of Developmental Disabilities: University College Dublin (Member of the Advisory Group and contributor to postgraduate course) 1998-2005.
The Open Training College (Member of Academic Council). 1999-2002
National Association for Adult Literacy Blanchardstown. Education Consultant. 2002-4
Special Olympics Ireland. Education Consultant. 2001-2003
An Post Disability Awareness. Education Consultant. 2002
The Drake Music Project: enabling disabled people to make music through technology (Trustee). 1998-2005
The Puffin House Trust: providing a breakaway scheme for people with learning difficulties (Trustee). 1999-2005
Board of Management of a special school. 1993-2000
Details Date From Date To
National Council for Special Education 2004 2008
North-South committee on special education in Initial Teacher Education 2004 2004
Appeals Committee-Exclusion of pupils from schools (Department of Education and Science) 2002 Present
CEDR network to examine the impact of disadvantage in education 2002 2003
Arts & Disability sub committee of Arts Council 1996 1997
Special Education Review Committee 1991 1993
Geraldine Scanlon Yvonne Barnes Holmes Michael Shevlin Conor Mc Guckin, Transition for Pupils with Special educational Needs: Implications for Inclusion Practice and Policy, Oxford: UK, Peter Lang, 2019, 1 - 214pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Developing Post-Secondary Education Programmes for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Trinity College, the University of Dublin in, editor(s)Patricia O'Brien, Michele Bonati, Friederike Gadow, Roger Slee. , People with intellectual disability experiencing university life, The Netherlands, Sense Publications, 2019, pp141 - 153, [Kubiak, J., Spassiani, N., Shevlin, M., & O'Keeffe, M. ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Michael Shevlin, Support provision for students with Special Educational Needs in Irish Primary Schools. , Journal of Research in Special Needs Education , 20 , ((1)), 2019, p51 - 63, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL  URL
Van Aswegen J, Shevlin M, Disabling discourses and ableist assumptions: Reimagining social justice through education for disabled people through a critical discourse analysis approach, Policy Futures in Education, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Michael Shevlin, Conducting the Pilot Study: A Neglected Part of the Research Process? Methodological Findings Supporting the Importance of Piloting in Qualitative Research Studies. , International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 2019, p15 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Inclusive education in higher education: challenges and opportunities in, editor(s)Coleman, M.R. & Shevlin, M. , Postsecondary Educational Opportunities for Students with Special Education Needs, UK, Routledge, 2018, pp1 - 178, [Coleman, M.R. & Shevlin, M.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Leadership approaches to inclusive education: learning from an Irish longitudinal study in, editor(s)M. Milton , Inclusive Principles and Practices in Literacy Education, Bingley, Emerald Publishing, 2017, pp53 - 67, [M. Shevlin & R. Rose], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Moving to higher education: Opportunities and barriers experienced by people with disabilities. in, editor(s)Shevlin, M., Mc Guckin, C., Bell, S., & Devecchi, C. , Access and participation in Irish higher education, London, UK, Palgrave , 2017, pp159 - 175, [Fleming, Ted, Andrew Loxley and Fergal Finnegan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI
European Journal of Special Needs Education, 32, 1, (2017), 1-169p, Mary Ruth Coleman Michael Shevlin, [eds.], Journal, PUBLISHED
Doyle A, Mc Guckin C, Shevlin M, Close the door on your way out : parent perspectives on supported transition planning for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Ireland, Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 17, (4), 2017, p274 - 281, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
  

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Aston, D., Shevlin, M., & Mc Guckin, C., Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities., Guidance Matters, 2, 2019, p3 , Review Article, PUBLISHED

  

RECENT RESEARCH: . Creating a safe school environment Comenius / European (1997-9) . Teacher attitudes towards integration of young people with disabilities 1998-9 . Hidden Voices: the school experiences of young people with disabilities 1999-2000. . Access and inclusion issues for students with disabilities in third level education (commissioned by AHEAD as part of European funded project) 2000-1 . Canada-European Community Co-operation Agreement 2001-2003 . UNESCO Participation Programme 2001-3 Support for the families of Children with Developmental Disabilities . In collaboration with the Centre for Special Needs Education (University College, Northampton) Encouraging Voices Project: Ensuring that the voice of the child, particularly those previously marginalized, becomes integral to the education process. CURRENT RESEARCH: . In collaboration with NUI Maynooth and University College Dublin Student teacher profiles and experiences of teacher education - becoming teachers: a comparative study of the profiles of five Higher Diploma in Education cohorts. 2001-6. . In collaboration with Stranmillis College, Belfast: Initial Teacher Education and the conceptualisation of Special Educational Needs. 2004-ongoing. . In collaboration with the Centre for Special Needs Education (University College, Northampton): Exploring Voices of Disabled People in Education.