Saturday, November 07, 2009

Education @ Geary November 9th Monday

A reminder that there will be a one day symposium of research on education at the Geary Institute on Monday November 9th, starting at 9.30am. Full schedule below

Session 1 Early Childhood
9.30-10.00 Kelly McNamara “Evaluation of the Preparing for Life Programme: Two years on”
10.00-10.20 Sarah Finnegan “Differential teacher and parent ratings of school readiness in a disadvantaged community”
10.20-10.40 Carly Cheevers “Maternal parenting behaviours and child internalising and externalising behaviours: Evidence from a school readiness survey”
Coffee (20 minutes)
Session 2: Youth Inequalities
11.00-11.20 Veruska Oppedisano “Endogeneity in educational production functions: Evidence from PISA”
11.20-11.40 Peter Robert “Educational market, school choice, student performance”
11.40-12.00 Mary Doyle “The Marginalised on the Margins” Dorren McMahon “The Impact of Social Origins and School Systems on Educational Transitions in Europe and the USA”
Lunch (40 minutes)
Session 3: Open session
1.00-1.20 Amélie Petitclerc “Social selection factors for participation in child care”
1.20-1.40 Sylvana Côté “Participation in child care and risk for infections”
1.40-2.00 Kevin Denny “The effect on education on pro-social behaviour: evidence from a quasi-experiment”
Coffee (20 minutes)
Session 4: Higher Education
2.20-2.40 Orla Doyle “The impact of a university access programme on student performance”
2.40-3.00 Cathy Redmond “Predictors of third level student grades: Evidence from Irish universities”
3.00-3.20 Martin Ryan “Job satisfaction & matching amongst post PhD researchers”

1 comment:

Liam Delaney said...

really good stuff by everyone today. rigorous interesting policy- relevant talks.