IT Sligo Staff Profiles

MS Tamsin Cavaliero

Assistant Lecturer
 

Contact Details

Assistant Lecturer Address E: Cavaliero.Tamsin@itsligo.ie
researcher

Biography

Dr Tamsin Cavaliero is a Lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences.  Her research interests include Creative Methodologies, Educational Inclusion, Groupwork, Cultural Contexts of Childhood and Youth, Travellers.  Prior to taking up her lecturing post she worked in practice in a range of educational settings.  Tamsin is a trained Graphic Facilitator.  Tamsin produced the film R.E.C.A.L.L, a local history project documenting the history of the relationship between the Travelling Community and the settled community within County Sligo over the last 100 years through reminiscences between local residents.
Visual Publication 2018:
2018 publication titled "Criss-Crossing the Irish Sea: Shifting Traveller identities in Home and School Environments" with Martin Levinson, a peer reviewed journal article from the Journal of Diaspora and Indigenous Minority Education. View Publication here. 

Book Chapters

Year Publication
(2013) 'Travellers in Ireland and issues of social care' Tamsin Cavaliero, Hannagh McGinley (2013) 'Travellers in Ireland and issues of social care' In: Kevin Lalor and Perry Share (eds). Applied Social Care: An Introduction for Students in Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan Ltd. [Details]
(2012) 'R.E.C.A.L.L: Exploring the history of Traveller Settled Relationships in county Sligo' Tamsin Cavaliero (2012) 'R.E.C.A.L.L: Exploring the history of Traveller Settled Relationships in county Sligo' In: Karin White and Julie Costello978-0-9508407-8-9 (eds). The Imaginary of the Stranger: Encountering the Other. Donegal: Port Na Failte. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
(2015) '¿Creative blocs¿: action research study on the implementation of Lego as a tool for reflective practice with social care practitioners' Tamsin Cavaliero (2015) '¿Creative blocs¿: action research study on the implementation of Lego as a tool for reflective practice with social care practitioners'. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015-09-24T08:52:21Z :1-10 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'A change will do you good' Dr. Breda McTaggart and Tamsin Cavaliero (2015) 'A change will do you good'. INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION AND TEACHING INTERNATIONAL, [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

Year Publication
(2014) 'Smart Playing, Playing Smart' Dr. Breda McTaggart, Dr. John Pender, Tamsin Cavaliero (2014) 'Smart Playing, Playing Smart' Childlinks: The Journal of Barnardos, (3) :18-23. [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
(2014) Unity Through Relationships Conference Tamsin Cavaliero (2014) Building Relationships with Travellers in Home and School Settings: Challenges and Rewards Unity Through Relationships Conference [Details]
(2012) Our Children, Our Future Tamsin Cavaliero (2012) How was your day? Supporting Travellers at primary level . In: Breda McTaggart and Perry Share eds. Our Children, Our Future , pp.39-45 [Details]
(2011) Research West Review - SAI Postgraduate Conference Tamsin Cavaliero (2011) Travellers' Experiences of Education in county Sligo Research West Review - SAI Postgraduate Conference [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
(2015) European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Cooney, A., Guirsinski, S., Mannion, J., Fewer-Hamilton, A. and Cavaliero, T. (2015) ¿Deadly Buzz¿: Reflections on the delivery of a team teaching module. [Poster Presentation], European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University College, Cork , 08-JUN-15 - 09-JUN-15. [Details]
(2014) Social Care Ireland Annual Conference: Diversity in Practice, Tamsin Cavaliero (2014) Creative Blocs: Using Lego in Social Care Practice Environments. [Oral Presentation], Social Care Ireland Annual Conference: Diversity in Practice, Cork , 02-APR-14. [Details]
(2014) Unity Through Relationship: Our Common Way of Being, Tamsin Cavaliero (2014) Building Relationships with Travellers in Educational and Home Settings: Challenges and Rewards. [Invited Oral Presentation], Unity Through Relationship: Our Common Way of Being, Dublin , 11-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014) OMEP World Assembly and International Conference, DR. Breda McTaggart, Dr. John Pender, Tamsin Cavaliero (2014) When denial becomes a cultural thing: The struggle within (us). [Published Abstract], OMEP World Assembly and International Conference, Cork , 03-JUL-14. [Details]
(2014) Social Care Ireland: Diversity in Practice, Tamsin Cavaliero, Clive Garland (2014) What's Supervision Got To Do With It?. [Oral Presentation], Social Care Ireland: Diversity in Practice, Cork , 03-APR-14. [Details]
(2013) European Conference on Education, Dr. Breda McTaggart, Tamsin Cavaliero (2013) There is no 'I' in theme and there's not much of me in there either!. [Published Abstract], European Conference on Education, Brighton . [Details]
(2013) CRiSP Professionalism Symposium, Tamsin Cavaliero (2013) Dual Relationships and Practitioner Identity. [Oral Presentation], CRiSP Professionalism Symposium, IT Sligo . [Details]
(2012) Our Children, Our Futures Conference, Tamsin Cavaliero (2012) How was your day? Supporting Travellers at primary level. [Oral Presentation], Our Children, Our Futures Conference, IT Sligo . [Details]
(2012) International Youth Conference, Tamsin Cavaliero (2012) Traveller Youth and the Performance of Identity. [Oral Presentation], International Youth Conference, NUI Maynooth . [Details]
(2011) SAI Postgraduate Conference, Tamsin Cavaliero (2011) Are You Country People to Me?: Exploring Identity with Travellers at School. [Oral Presentation], SAI Postgraduate Conference, IT Sligo . [Details]

Pamphlet

Year Publication
(2003) Parenting: An Information Pack, Sligo County Childcare Committee, Sligo. Doireann O'Connor, Tamsin Cavaliero, Linda McGloin (2003) Parenting: An Information Pack, Sligo County Childcare Committee, Sligo. Pamphlet [Details]

Professional Associations

Association Function From / To
Irish Anthropology Association Member /

Committees

Committee Function From / To
Centre for Research in Social Professions Director 2015 /
Research and Innovation Committee Member 2013 /
Sligo Traveller Support Group Company Secretary 2007 / 2008

Employment

Employer Position From / To
IT Sligo Assistant Lecturer 01-SEP-12 /
Irish Family Planning Association Counsellor 01-JUL-03 / 01-JUL-04
Tubbercurry Traveller Women's Project Trainer & Facilitator 01-OCT-05 / 31-JAN-06
Sligo / Leitrim Home Youth Liaison Service Home Youth Liaison Officer for the Travelling Community 01-OCT-06 / 01-SEP-11
Sligo County Childcare Committee Childminding Advisory Worker 01-SEP-02 / 01-JUL-03

Education

Year Institution Qualification Subject
1993 London School of Economics BSc Social Anthropology
2016 IT Sligo PhD Social Sciences

Outreach Activities

Description
Member of Sligo County Childcare Committee Equality and Diversity Group (2010-12)Member of Sligo Interagency Traveller Group for Education, Employment and Training (2008-2010)   Establishing St. Enda¿s N.S. Carraroe Afterschool Supports (2007-9)   Member of Sligo Traveller Support Group Management Committee (2007-8)  

Teaching Interests

High/Scope Education Professional Practice Sociology Romani Studies

External Collaborators

Name Organisation / Institute Country
Professor Jodi Hall Fanshawe College, Ontario CANADA