Joanne McHale

Joanne McHale
Technological University Dublin - Blanchardstown · Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Introduction
Currently working in the Department of Humanities, Technological University Dublin - Blanchardstown. Research interests: Inclusion in early childhood Education, Gender and early childhood education, Gender and the early childhood workforce, Professional Practice placement in early childhood pre-service training. Doctoral student at UCL Institute of Education
Additional affiliations
September 2010 - present
Technological University Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Lecturer in early childhood care and education; placement coordinator; work-based programme coordinator; undergraduate research supervision; post-graduate research supervision. Research interest ares: gender in early childhood; inclusion; professional practice

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Publications (3)
Thesis
Men comprise approximately 1.8% of the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) workforce in Ireland, despite national and international recommendations to increase this number. This thesis examines the career trajectories of men in the ECEC workforce in Ireland. Underpinned by Connell’s theories of gender as structural, an embedded mixed-methods...
Chapter
In this chapter, critical moments in men’s career trajectories are examined through analysis of the interviews and storylines of both dropouts and persisters. Drawing the storylines enables the participants in this study to clarify their experiences and identify critical events related to their careers (Beijaard, van Driel, & Verloop, 1999; Brody &...

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Project
The EECERA SIG Gender Balance focuses on the issue of gender balance in the ECE work force, and on the important role gender plays in adult-child-relations. The SIG focuses on the links of research, practice and policy, intends to provide an academic forum for the promotion, development and dissemination of research, and facilitates cooperation and collaboration between researchers in the field.