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Dr. David Limond

Assistant Professor (Education)

David Limond lectures in history of education at Trinity College Dublin and has previously held posts in universities and colleges in the UK. His research interests are primarily concerned with progressive education in the UK in the 1960s and 1970s and the past and future of universities. He was previously reviews editor of History of Education Researcher.
  History of education
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Former member of History of Education Society (UK) Executive Committee.
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Former member - History of Education Society (UK).
Founder member - Cultures, Academic Values and Education Research Centre
"A normal and useful method of class control?" Policy on corporal punishment in Irish schools c1974-1985 in, editor(s)Brendan Walsh , Education Policy in Ireland Since 1922, Springer, 2022, pp341 - 369, [David Limond], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
David Limond, The one thing common is that they have nothing in common: Some Aspects of the Unique Electoral Politics of Dublin University in Irish Legislative Assemblies c1919-1979, Electoral Politics, 2022, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
'"Dochum glorie De agus onora na hEireann": Revising History in Ireland' in, editor(s)Christopher Berg and Theodore Christou , The Palgrave Handbook of History and Social Studies Education, New York/London, Palgrave, 2020, pp387 - 414, [David Limond], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Advanced Education for Working People: The Catholic Workers' College, a Case Study in, editor(s)Brendan Walsh , Essays in the History of Irish Education, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp339 - 358, [David Limond], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
David Limond, The Jesuits, Mary and Joseph: The Catholic Workers' College Dublin - 1951-1966, Catholic Historical Review, 102, (2), 2016, p318 - 339, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
David Limond, The OWLS of Minerva: A Model for Green Education?, Prospero, 23, (3), 2016, p11 - 15, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Prospects for a Private, Indigenous and For-Profit University in Dublin in, editor(s)Andrew Loxley, Aidan Seery and John Walsh , Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp110 - 122, [David Limond], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
The Gods of the Market-Place Tumble: Against Neo-Liberalism, for Intellectualism and Towards New Universities for Ireland in, editor(s)Brendan Walsh , Degrees of Nonsense: The Demise of the University in Ireland, Dublin, Glasnevin Publishing, 2012, pp88 - 107, [David Limond], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
David Limond, Silencing the Other Black Paper Authors, History of Education Review, 44, (1), 2012, p52 - 65, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
David Limond, The Little Red Schoolbook: A Paper Tiger Reflects, Sex Education, 12, (5), 2012, p523 - 534, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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David Limond, Vic Brown, Unlikely Revolutionary: Art Schools, Further Education, Student Revolts, Liberal Studies and the "'68-ers", 2018, Working Paper, SUBMITTED
David Limond, Review of Trinity in War and Revolution: 1912-1923, by Tomas Irish , History of Education, 46, (3), 2017, p414-415 , Review, PUBLISHED
David Limond, Refusing to Prove my Innocence: Garda vetting in twenty-first-century Irish schools, 2016, Notes: [A personal 'think piece' available copyright free from the TARA repository for non-commercial use and subject to proper acknowledgement. Written in 2016, last revised 2018. ], Working Paper, PRESENTED
David Limond, (Re)moving statues, History Ireland, 18, (2), 2010, p10 - 11, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
David Limond, It's time for schools to slip the chains, Sunday Times: Ireland, 18, (January), 2009, p17-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
David Limond, Review of The Death of Progressive Education: How Teachers Lost Control of the Classroom, by Roy Lowe , History of Education, 38, (1), 2009, p156-158 , Review, PUBLISHED
David Limond, Resist the rise of faith schools, Times Educational Supplement, 12, (December), 2008, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
David Limond, Review of Female Education in Ireland, 1700-1900: Minerva or Madonna, by D Raftery and S Parkes , Cambridge Journal of Education, 38, (2), 2008, p285-286 , Review, PUBLISHED
David Limond, OECD Education at a Glance 2007, Public Affairs Ireland, (43), 2007, p15 - 15, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
David Limond, Island of saints and scholars?, Public Affairs Ireland, (29), 2006, p5-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED


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Graduate Students' Union Supervisor of the Year 2016-2017
David Limond is interested in various aspects of history of education including progressive education in the UK in the 1960s and 1970s, the Scottish universities in the nineteenth century and has written on a range of other topics including P H Pearse and his legacy in Ireland and the study of historical films.