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Public Profile

Title
Prof
First Name
Selina
Last Name
McCoy
Job Title
Associate Research Professor at ESRI & Adjunct Professor at TCD
Employer/Institution
Economic and Social Research Centre, Dublin
Discipline
Education
Other discipline / Specific area of work
Post-school transitions
Short Biography

Dr Selina McCoy is joint programme coordinator of Education Research at the ESRI and Adjunct Professor at Trinity College, Dublin. She has worked extensively on key policy-relevant educational issues, spanning primary, second-level, further and higher education sectors.
She recently led the 'Leaving School in Ireland' study, tracking how young people experience post-school transitions. Currently, as part of an ESRI-TCD research team, she is examining how special classes are operating in primary and second-level schools. She is also assessing the impact of high speed broadband on teaching and learning across second-level schools. Her current research projects also include reviews of the School Completion Programme and the DEIS programme. She is involved in a European study on primary school effectiveness in maths and science and in the Education and Social Stratification strand of AQMeN.