IT Sligo Staff Profiles

DR Maire Hanniffy

Jt Lecturer

Contact Details


Social Sciences

Jt Lecturer
Address

E: Hanniffy.Maire@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr. Máire Hanniffy is a lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences. She lectures on the MA in Social Work, the BA in Sociology and Politics, the BA in Social Care Practice, and the BA in Early Childhood Care and Education.

Máire completed her B.A in Public and Social Policy and her M.A. in Community Development in NUIG. She completed  her PhD 'Life Foundations An Exploration of School Readiness' with the Child and Family Research Centre in NUIG in 2016. Her research interests include childhood and family, children's play, education and research methods. Prior to undertaking her doctoral studies Máire also worked in the community development sector.

Research Interests

My research interests include child and family development, education, research with children and community development.

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2019) Society for Educational Science (GEBF- Association of Empirical Educational Research),
Hanniffy Máire (2019) School Readiness: More than just Skills Assessment. [Oral Presentation], Society for Educational Science (GEBF- Association of Empirical Educational Research), Cologne Germany . [Details]
(2018) ECCERA Conference,
Hanniffy Máire (2018) Perceptions of School Readiness. [Oral Presentation], ECCERA Conference, Budapest, Hungary . [Details]
(2014) Caring for Children,
Hanniffy, M. (2014) Stimulating Young Children's Narratives - Seeking Children's Perceptions of School Readiness. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Caring for Children, Dublin . [Details]
(2013) Today's Children, Tommorrow's World, Turning Points? A Global GAthering for Early Childhood,
Millar, M., Hanniffy, M. & Morrissey, S. (2013) Evidence Based Practice in the Classroom - the Case of the Incredible Years Programme in Galway City. [Oral Presentation], Today's Children, Tommorrow's World, Turning Points? A Global GAthering for Early Childhood, Dublin . [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2008 B.A. Public and Social Policy NUIG
2016 Diploma - Essential Trainer Skills NUIG
2010 M.A. Community Development NUIG
2017 PhD Sociology NUIG

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Galway City Partnership Parent Support Worker /

Teaching Interests

I began teaching at third level in 2012 in NUIG. The modules I teach range from first year undergraduate programmes to second year master programmes. The modules include:  Introductory Sociology, Sociology of Everyday Life and Group work Theory and Practice.

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
201900 Sociology of Everyday Life 37984Sociology of Everyday Life
1718 Sociology of Childhood and Family SOC06006
1718 Introductory Sociology SOC06008