Ms. Mella Cusack

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Name: Ms. Mella Cusack
Country: Ireland
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Member type: Specialist member
Organisation: Institute of Education, Dublin City University
Topics of most interest: Global Education as a whole, Citizenship education , Development education, Environmental education, Gender education, Human rights education, Peace education, Social justice education, Sustainable development education
Types of education of most interest: Pre school, Primary, Secondary, Higher education
Preference for research approach: Empirical research, Comparative research
Preference for research focusing on: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Policy, Teacher education
Recent publications:

Cusack, M. & McSharry, M. (forthcoming). ‘Cinderella’s lost slipper? Climate change, justice and action in junior cycle Civic, Social and Political Education’. Anne Dolan (ed.) Teaching climate change in post-primary schools: An interdisciplinary perspective. Routledge.
Cusack, M. & Lewis, V. (forthcoming). ‘Key competencies for sustainability and junior cycle reform: opportunities and challenges for Climate Change Education’. Anne Dolan (ed.) Teaching climate change in post-primary schools: An interdisciplinary perspective. Routledge.
Cusack, M. (2020), ‘The importance of key skills for sustainable development’. Education and Training Board Ireland Journal. 2 (1). 27-35.
McSharry, M. and Cusack, M. (2016) 'Teachers’ Stories of Engaging Students in Controversial Action Projects on the Island of Ireland'. Journal of Social Science Education. 15 (2). 57-69.

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