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James O'Higgins Norman

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Contact Details

Professor

C112
National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre
DCU Institute of Education
St. Patrick's Campus
Drumcondra, Dublin 9.

T: 01 884 2012
E: james.ohigginsnorman@dcu.ie
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Biography

Prof. James O'Higgins Norman holds the prestigious UNESCO Chair on Tackling Bullying in Schools and Cyberspace and is Director of the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC).

Having completed undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Psychology, Sociology, and Education in Ireland and the UK,  he has led a number of significant funded research projects on bullying in schools, cyberbullying, and parental involvement in online safety. He is currently working on studies about migration and bullying, workplace bullying and online safety. 

He has served on the NCCA sub-committee on intercultural education and is currently a member of the Government's Advisory Council for Online Safety. 

Research Interests

Cyberbullying
School Bullying
Diversity Issues and Bullying
Sexting and Online Safety

Research Projects

  Title Funder From - To Role Award
HSE Grant Aid Agreement 2018 Health Service Executive 01-JAN-18 - 31-DEC-22 DCU PI 285,969.99
Disablist Bullying - Experience into Change, providing the right support services EU Erasmus Plus 01-OCT-17 - 30-SEP-19 DCU PI 35,313.96
Parents, cyberbullying and technology: training for future experts in bullying prevention and intervention Enterprise Ireland 04-SEP-17 - 03-SEP-19 DCU PI 8,125.08
An Empirical Investigation of Cyberbullying in Irish Youths Irish Research Council 01-OCT-16 - 30-SEP-18 DCU PI 85,366.00
Parental Competence in Cyberbullying (proposal preparation support for H2020) Enterprise Ireland 13-SEP-16 - 12-MAY-17 DCU PI 6,218.00
IRC Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2015 award to Helena Murphy Irish Research Council 01-OCT-15 - 30-SEP-16 DCU PI 22,380.00
Grant from Department of Education and Skills for core administration and outreach costs associated with the Anti-Bulling Centre Department for Education and Skills 01-OCT-15 - 31-OCT-16 DCU PI 50,000.00
Development of a National Anti Bullying website Department for Education and Skills 22-SEP-15 - 30-SEP-18 DCU PI 73,500.00
Diversity Bullying Europe (EI Coordinator Support: ITN) Enterprise Ireland 03-SEP-15 - 02-MAY-16 DCU PI 11,636.00
EI coordinator support for H2020-2015 ICT 10b Enterprise Ireland 06-FEB-15 - 06-NOV-15 DCU PI 8,380.00
funding for Anti-Bullying Centre Department of Education 01-OCT-14 - 30-SEP-16 DCU PI 50,000.00
SONET-BULL EU Erasmus 01-SEP-14 - 31-AUG-16 DCU PI 48,769.00
PARENTSNET EU Erasmus 01-SEP-14 - 31-AUG-16 DCU PI 30,229.00
Cybertraining for Parents 2014-2015 EU Lifelong Learning Programme 01-SEP-14 - 31-AUG-15 DCU PI 8,156.00
2013 IRC Govt of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme award to Kate Stapleton Irish Research Council 01-OCT-13 - 30-SEP-15 DCU PI 43,870.00
Alternatives to Political Violence U.S. Dept of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs 01-FEB-12 - 28-FEB-13 DCU PI 10,000.00
FP7 Travel Support FP/2009/563 - Socio-Economic Sciences and the Humanities Enterprise Ireland 01-NOV-09 - 31-MAR-10 DCU PI 495.00
The Practice and Professional Qualifications of School Chaplains in Second Level Schools in Ireland School Chaplains Association of Ireland 01-SEP-08 - 01-SEP-09 DCU PI 839.00
Developing Good Practice in Addressing Homophobic Bullying in Second-Level Schools. Equality Authority 18-DEC-06 - 30-SEP-07 DCU PI 49,947.00

Contract Researchers

  Researcher Name Project Role Funding Body
Geraldine Kiernan BSc National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre Research staff
Murray Smith BL National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre Research Assistant
Lian McGuire MEd DisAbuse, Tackling Disablist Bullying Research Assistant
Liam Challenor MA FUSE: Anti-Bullying and Online Safety For Schools Postdoctoral Researcher

Current Postgraduate Students

  Student Degree Type Supervision Type
Challenor , Liam PhD Supervisor
White , Irene PhD Supervisor
Murphy , Helena PhD Supervisor

Internal Collaborators

  Name Institute Country
Dr. Paul Downes DCU Institute of Education IRELAND
Dr. Majella McSharry DCU Institute of Education IRELAND
Dr. Debbie Ging School of Communications IRELAND
Prof. Mona O'Moore DCU Institute of Eduction IRELAND
Irene White MA DCU Institute of Education IRELAND

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country
Prof. Hildegunn Fandrem University of Stavanger NORWAY

Books

  Year Publication
2008 Homophobic Bullying in Irish Secondary Education.
O'Higgins Norman, J. (2008) Homophobic Bullying in Irish Secondary Education. Palo Alto, California: Academica Press. [Details]
2006 Straight Talk: Researching Gay & Lesbian Issues in the School Curriculum.
O'Higgins Norman, J. Galvin, M. McNamara, G. (2006) Straight Talk: Researching Gay & Lesbian Issues in the School Curriculum. Dublin: The Centre for Educational Evaluation, DCU. [Details]
2003 Ethos and Education in Ireland.
O'Higgins Norman, J (2003) Ethos and Education in Ireland. New York: Peter Lang. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2019 'Storytelling as a Liminal Space: Using a narrative based participatory approach to tackle cyberbullying among adolescents'
White, I., Foody, M., & O’Higgins Norman, J. (2019) 'Storytelling as a Liminal Space: Using a narrative based participatory approach to tackle cyberbullying among adolescents' In: Heidi Vandebosch and Lelia Green (eds). Narratives in Research and Interventions on Cyberbullying among Young People. Switzerland: Springer, Cham. [Details]
2018 'Homophobic and Sexual Minority Bullying: Research, Education and the Future'
O'Higgins Norman, J. and Foody, M. (2018) 'Homophobic and Sexual Minority Bullying: Research, Education and the Future' In: Trotman, D. and Tucker, S (eds). Youth: Global Perspectives, Challenges and Issues of the 21st Century. New York: Nova. [Details]
2017 'Parents coping with cyberbullying: A bioecological analysis'
McGuire L.;O'Higgins Norman J. (2017) 'Parents coping with cyberbullying: A bioecological analysis' In: Reducing Cyberbullying in Schools: International Evidence-Based Best Practices. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Parents Coping with Cyberbullying: A Bioecological Analysis'
McGuire, L. and O'Higgins Norman, J. (2017) 'Parents Coping with Cyberbullying: A Bioecological Analysis' In: Bauman, S. and Campbell, M (eds). Reducing Cyberbullying in Schools. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. [Details]
2017 'Reducing school bullying: a whole-school approach'
O'Higgins Norman, J. and Sullivan, K. (2017) 'Reducing school bullying: a whole-school approach' In: Cowie, H. and Meyers, C.A (eds). Bullying in Schools: Intervention and Prevention. Oxfordshire: Routledge. [Details]
2017 'Bullying'
O'Higgins Norman, J. and Sullivan, K. (2017) 'Bullying' In: Luanna Meyer (eds). Oxford Bibliographies in Education. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
2014 'Bullying and Harassment (cyber bullying and the new media)'
O'Higgins Norman, James, Ging, Debbie (2014) 'Bullying and Harassment (cyber bullying and the new media)' In: The Bloomsbury Guide to Pastoral Care. London: Bloomsbury. [Details]
2013 'The custody of spiritual education in Ireland'
O'Higgins Norman J.;Renehan C. (2013) 'The custody of spiritual education in Ireland' In: Global Perspectives on Spirituality and Education. [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Sociology of Education'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2011) 'Sociology of Education' In: Education Studies in Ireland. Dublin: Gill and McMillan. [Details]
2009 'Violence and Conflict in Schools: Negotiating Pathways to Wellbeing'
O'Higgins Norman, James and Hall, Edward J. (2009) 'Violence and Conflict in Schools: Negotiating Pathways to Wellbeing' In: The International Handbook on Education for Spirituality, Care and Wellbeing. The Netherlands: Springer. [Details]
2007 'Evaluating The Impact Of A State Religious Education Syllabus'
King, Paul and O'Higgins Norman, James (2007) 'Evaluating The Impact Of A State Religious Education Syllabus' In: International Handbook of the Religious, Spiritual and Moral Dimensions in Education. New York: Springer. [Details]
2006 'Evaluating The Impact of a State Religious Education Syllabus'
King, P., O'Higgins Norman, J. (2006) 'Evaluating The Impact of a State Religious Education Syllabus' In: De Souza, M., Durka, G., Engebretson, K., Jackson, R., McGrady, A. (eds.) (eds). International Handbook of the Religious, Spiritual and Moral Dimensions in Education: Volume 1 in the Series: International Handbooks of Religion and Education. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Academic Publishers. [Details]
2003 'Pastoral Care in Schools'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2003) 'Pastoral Care in Schools' In: Re-imagining The Catholic School. Veritas: Dublin. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2014 Education Matters, Readings in Pastoral Care for School Chaplains, Guidance Counsellors and Teachers
O'Higgins Norman, James (Ed.). (2014) Education Matters, Readings in Pastoral Care for School Chaplains, Guidance Counsellors and Teachers Dublin: Veritas. [Details]
2009 The International Handbook on Education for Spirituality, Care and Wellbeing
de Sousa, M., Francis, L.J., O'Higgins Norman, J., Scott, D.G (Ed.). (2009) The International Handbook on Education for Spirituality, Care and Wellbeing Netherlands: Springer. [DOI] [Details]
2004 At the Heart of Education
O'Higgins Norman, James (Ed.). (2004) At the Heart of Education Dublin: Veritas. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Bullying by Siblings and Peers: Poly setting victimisation and the association with problem behaviours and depression'
Foody, M., Samara, M. O'Higgins Norman, J. (2019) 'Bullying by Siblings and Peers: Poly setting victimisation and the association with problem behaviours and depression'. British Journal of Educational Psychology, [Details]
2019 'Friendship quality, gender and their role in cyberbullying involvement and psychological well-being'
Foody, M., McGuire, L., Kuldas, S. & O'Higgins Norman, J. (2019) 'Friendship quality, gender and their role in cyberbullying involvement and psychological well-being'. Frontiers in Psychology, [Details]
2019 'Multidimensional Social Competence in research on bullying involvement: A cross-cultural study Europe-Latin America'
Olga Gómez-Ortiz, Eva M. Romera, Rosario Ortega-Ruiz, Mauricio Herrera, James O´Higgins Norman (2019) 'Multidimensional Social Competence in research on bullying involvement: A cross-cultural study Europe-Latin America'. Behavioral Psychology (Psicología Conductual), [Details]
2019 'Teacher authority in long lasting cases of bullying: A Qualitative study from Norway and Ireland'
Sjursø Risanger, Ida, Fandrem, Hildegunn, O'Higgins Norman, James, Roland, Erling (2019) 'Teacher authority in long lasting cases of bullying: A Qualitative study from Norway and Ireland'. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, [Details]
2019 'Bullying by siblings and peers: Impact on depression and psychological wellbeing'
Foody, M., Samara, M. and O'Higgins Norman, J. (2019) 'Bullying by siblings and peers: Impact on depression and psychological wellbeing'. British Journal of Educational Psychology, [Details]
2018 'Fighting words as revolutionary pedagogy: a Freirean reading of young people’s experiences of a socially-engaged creative writing centre'
White, I., Lorenzi, F. & O’Higgins Norman, J. (2018) 'Fighting words as revolutionary pedagogy: a Freirean reading of young people’s experiences of a socially-engaged creative writing centre'. Pastoral Care in Education, [DOI] [Details]
2018 'An observation and analysis of profiles among adolescents on the Yellow application'
Challenor L.;Foody M.;O’Higgins Norman J. (2018) 'An observation and analysis of profiles among adolescents on the Yellow application'. Pastoral Care in Education, [DOI] [Details]
2018 'The Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools in Ireland: What has been achieved and what needs to be done?'
Mairéad Foody, Liam Challenor, Helena Murphy, James O'Higgins Norman (2018) 'The Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools in Ireland: What has been achieved and what needs to be done?'. Bildung und Erziehung, 1 (71) [Details]
2018 'Anti-Bullying Procedures for Schools in Ireland: Principals Responses and Perceptions'
Foody, M., Downes, P., O’Higgins Norman, J. (2018) 'Anti-Bullying Procedures for Schools in Ireland: Principals Responses and Perceptions'. Pastoral Care in Education, [Details]
2018 'The Role of Empathy in Preparing Teachers to Tackle Bullying'
Helena Murphy, John Tubritt, James O'Higgins Norman (2018) 'The Role of Empathy in Preparing Teachers to Tackle Bullying'. Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 7 (1):17-23 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Bullying and cyberbullying studies in the school-aged population on the island of Ireland: A Meta-Analysis'
Foody, M., Samara, M. and O'Higgins Norman, J. (2017) 'Bullying and cyberbullying studies in the school-aged population on the island of Ireland: A Meta-Analysis'. British Journal of Educational Psychology, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Custodians of silences? School principal perspectives on the incidence and nature of homophobic bullying in primary schools in Ireland'
Farrelly G.;O’Higgins Norman J.;O’Leary M. (2016) 'Custodians of silences? School principal perspectives on the incidence and nature of homophobic bullying in primary schools in Ireland'. Irish Educational Studies, :1-17 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Cyberbullying, conflict management or just messing? Teenage girls’ understandings and experiences of gender, friendship, and conflict on Facebook in an Irish second-level school'
Ging D.;O’Higgins Norman J. (2016) 'Cyberbullying, conflict management or just messing? Teenage girls’ understandings and experiences of gender, friendship, and conflict on Facebook in an Irish second-level school'. Feminist Media Studies, :1-17 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Bullying Among University Students (Book Review)'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2016) 'Bullying Among University Students (Book Review)'. International Journal of Emotional Education, 8 (1):124-132 [Details]
2012 'Editorial'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2012) 'Editorial'. PASTORAL CARE IN EDUCATION, 30 :83-85 [Details]
2012 'Reducing Academic Isolation in Favour of Learning Relationships Through a Virtual Classroom '
O'Higgins Norman, J., Goldrick, M. (2012) 'Reducing Academic Isolation in Favour of Learning Relationships Through a Virtual Classroom '. JOURNAL OF LEARNING DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 4 [Details]
2011 'Mimetic theory and scapegoating in the age of cyberbullying: The case of Phoebe Prince'
O'Higgins Norman J.;Connolly J. (2011) 'Mimetic theory and scapegoating in the age of cyberbullying: The case of Phoebe Prince'. Pastoral Care in Education, 29 (4):287-300 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'Conflicts of Ethos: Issues of Equality in Faith Based Schools'
O'Higgins Norman, J. (2010) 'Conflicts of Ethos: Issues of Equality in Faith Based Schools'. EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP, 38 :534-546 [Details]
2009 'The Spirit of Generation Y: Young Peoples Spirituality in a Changing Australia'
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2009) 'The Spirit of Generation Y: Young Peoples Spirituality in a Changing Australia'. Religious Education, :169-177 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Still catching up: Schools, sexual orientation and homophobia in Ireland'
O'Higgins-Norman J. (2009) 'Still catching up: Schools, sexual orientation and homophobia in Ireland'. Sexuality and Culture, 13 (1):1-16 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Pedagogy for diversity: mediating between tradition and equality in schools'
James O'Higgins Norman, Michael Goldrick and Kathy Harrison (2009) 'Pedagogy for diversity: mediating between tradition and equality in schools'. International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 14 (4):323-337 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Straight talking: Explorations on homosexuality and homophobia in secondary schools in Ireland'
O’Higgins-Norman J. (2009) 'Straight talking: Explorations on homosexuality and homophobia in secondary schools in Ireland'. Sex Education, 9 (4):381-393 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Pedagogy For Diversity: Mediating Between Tradition and Equality in Schools'
O'Higgins-Norman, J.Goldrick, M.,Harrison, K. (2009) 'Pedagogy For Diversity: Mediating Between Tradition and Equality in Schools'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHILDREN'S SPIRITUALITY, 14 :323-337 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Straight Talking: Explorations on Homosexuality and Homophobia in Secondary Schools in Ireland'
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2009) 'Straight Talking: Explorations on Homosexuality and Homophobia in Secondary Schools in Ireland'. SEX EDUCATION, 9 :381-393 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Still Catching up: Schools, Sexual Orientation and Homophobia in Ireland'
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2009) 'Still Catching up: Schools, Sexual Orientation and Homophobia in Ireland'. SEXUALITY AND CULTURE, 13 :1-16 [Details]
2008 'Equality in the Provision of Social Personal and Health Education in the Republic of Ireland: The Case of Homophobic Bullying?'
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2008) 'Equality in the Provision of Social Personal and Health Education in the Republic of Ireland: The Case of Homophobic Bullying?'. PASTORAL CARE IN EDUCATION, 26 :69-81 [DOI] [Details]
2006 'Homophobia: A Final Frontier for Tolerance in Religious Education'
O'Higgins-Norman, J (2006) 'Homophobia: A Final Frontier for Tolerance in Religious Education'. JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, 54 :43-48 [Details]
2005 'Theorising Irish Social Policy (Book Review)'
O'Higgins Norman, J. (2005) 'Theorising Irish Social Policy (Book Review)'. Irish Journal of Sociology, 14 :183-183 [DOI] [Details]
2003 'Teacher Professionalism: The Pastoral Dimension'
O'Higgins-Norman, J (2003) 'Teacher Professionalism: The Pastoral Dimension'. OIDEAS, 50 :66-78 [Details]
2002 'Educational Underachievement: The Contribution of Pastoral Care'
O'Higgins-Norman, J (2002) 'Educational Underachievement: The Contribution of Pastoral Care'. IRISH EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 21:1 :33-45 [Details]
2000 'Loss, Change & Grief: An Educational Perspective (Book Review)'
O'Higgins-Norman, J (2000) 'Loss, Change & Grief: An Educational Perspective (Book Review)'. REACH - JOURNAL OF SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION IN IRELAND, :60-62 [DOI] [Details]
2000 'Ethos and the Catholic School'
O'Higgins-Norman, J (2000) 'Ethos and the Catholic School'. OIDEAS, 47 :66-79 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2010 'Homophobic Bullying in Irish Education'
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2010) 'Homophobic Bullying in Irish Education' Education and Health, 28 :9-10. [Details]
2005 'Gay and Lesbian Pupils: The Final Frontier in Pastoral Care'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2005) 'Gay and Lesbian Pupils: The Final Frontier in Pastoral Care' School Chaplains Association Newsletter, . [Details]
2006 'Developing A Pastoral Ethos in Schools'
O'Higgins-Norman, J (2006) 'Developing A Pastoral Ethos in Schools' Education, 14 :50-51. [Details]
2005 'Homophobic Bullying in Irish Second-Level Schools'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2005) 'Homophobic Bullying in Irish Second-Level Schools' Guideline - Newsletter of Institute of Guidance Counsellors, :15-17. [Details]
2002 'Teaching the Children of Generation X'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2002) 'Teaching the Children of Generation X' Intercom, . [Details]
2002 'The School Around the Corner is Not Still the Same: The Need for Pastoral Care in Schools'
O'Higgins Norman, James (2002) 'The School Around the Corner is Not Still the Same: The Need for Pastoral Care in Schools' Search, A Church of Ireland Journal, 25 . [Details]
1999 'Discipline for Learning'
O'Higgins Norman, James (1999) 'Discipline for Learning' The Furrow, 50 . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Murphy, H. and O'Higgins Norman, J. (2018) Teacher empathy, School Culture and Bullying. [Oral Presentation], Education Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 Education Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Challenor, L., Connolly, I. and O'Higgins Norman, J. (2018) The Cyberbullying of Post-Primary Teachers in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Education Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2018 Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Ging, D., Savage, J.M. and O'Higgins Norman, J. (2018) Taking the Temperature: Developing and Piloting an LGBT-Positive School Climate Evaluation Tool for Post-Primary Schools in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin , 18-MAY-18 - 19-MAY-18 [Details]
2015 17th European Conference on Developmental Psychology,
O'Higgins Norman, J., Fandram, H. and Challenor, L. (2015) Cyberbullying in Ireland: An examination from execution to resolution. [], 17th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal , 08-SEP-15 - 12-SEP-15 [Details]
2014 European Communications Research and Education Association,
Ging, D. O'Higgins Norman, J. (2014) Communication for Empowerment: Citizens, Markets, Innovations. [], European Communications Research and Education Association, Lisbon, Portugal , 12-NOV-14 - 15-NOV-14 [Details]
2013 Stalking, Cyber Space and Young People,
O'Higgins Norman, James and Ging, Debbie (2013) Teenage Girls Understanding and Experiences of Cyberbullying. [], Stalking, Cyber Space and Young People, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia , 18-OCT-13 - 18-OCT-13 [Details]
2013 Dealing with Cyberbullying,
O'Higgins Norman, James (2013) Interventionist and Educational Approaches to Cyberbullying in Schools. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Dealing with Cyberbullying, Dún Laoghaire , 23-MAR-13 - 23-MAR-13 [Details]
2013 Changing Boundaries: Mindfulness, Spirituality and Education,
O'Higgins Norman, James, and Flanagan, Bernadette (2013) [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], Changing Boundaries: Mindfulness, Spirituality and Education, Dublin City University , 04-JUN-13 - 05-JUN-13 [Details]
2013 International Association for Media and Communication Research Annual Conference,
O'Higgins Norman, James, and Ging, Debbie (2013) Social media crisis? Teenagers' understandings and experiences of cyberbullying in an Irish second-level school. [], International Association for Media and Communication Research Annual Conference, Dublin City University , 25-JUN-13 - 29-JUN-13 [Details]
2011 Researching Sexualities Education,
O'Higgins Norman, James (2011) From Resistance to Transformation: Researching Sex Education in Denominational Schools. [], Researching Sexualities Education, Prato, Italy , 14-JUL-11 - 15-JUL-11 [Details]
2010 Changing Boundaries: Spirituality and Education,
O'Higgins Norman, J.Flanagan, B., Renehan, C., Williams, K. (2010) Education. [], Changing Boundaries: Spirituality and Education, Dublin City University, Ireland , 22-JUN-10 - 23-JUN-10 [Details]
2010 Leading Schools in an Intercultural Ireland,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. Mulcahy, C. (2010) [], Leading Schools in an Intercultural Ireland, Dublin City University, Ireland , 06-FEB-10 - 06-FEB-10 [Details]
2010 International Studies Association Annual Convention,
O'Higgins, J. Apodaca, C. (2010) The Real Cost of Recession: Human Rights and the Economic Downturn. [], International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans , 16-FEB-10 - 20-FEB-10 [Details]
2010 Edumund Rice Schools Trust,
O'Higgins Norman, J. (2010) Learning for Connectedness. [], Edumund Rice Schools Trust, Kilkenny , 14-OCT-10 - 14-OCT-10 [Details]
2009 Schools, Society and Diversity: Developing an Equality Competent School,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2009) Inter-disciplinary seminar series. [], Schools, Society and Diversity: Developing an Equality Competent School, Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD , 20-FEB-09 - 20-FEB-09 [Details]
2009 Make a World of Difference: Parliament of the World Religions,
O'Higgins-Norman, J., de Souza, M. (2009) Religion, Spirituality and Wellbeing: Implications for Living and Learning. [], Make a World of Difference: Parliament of the World Religions, Melbourne, Australia , 03-DEC-09 - 09-DEC-09 [Details]
2008 The Role of Spirituality in Childrens' Education and Health,
O'Higgins-Norman (2008) Sexuality, Recognition and Wellbeing: How High Schools in Ireland are Measuring Up?. [], The Role of Spirituality in Childrens' Education and Health, Australian Catholic University, Ballarat, Australia , 20-JAN-08 - 25-JAN-08 [Details]
2008 Equality and Diversity in Educational Leadership,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2008) Leadership and Control, Ethos and Diversity in Faith Based Schools. [], Equality and Diversity in Educational Leadership, Aston University, Birmingham, UK , 04-JUL-08 - 06-JUL-08 [Details]
2007 Symposium on Professional Research,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2007) Ethics, Politics and Resistance to Research on Homophobic Bullying. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Symposium on Professional Research, Institute of Education, University of London , 13-NOV-07 - 13-NOV-07 [Details]
2006 DCU Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Conference,
O'Higgins-Norman, J., O'Hara, J. (2006) You Can't Tell Me What To Do, I Know My Rights Student Behaviour in Second-Level Schools. [], DCU Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Conference, Dublin City University , 11-MAY-06 - 12-MAY-06 [Details]
2006 World Curriculum Studies Conference,
O'Higgins-Norman, J., McNamara, G. (2006) Evaluating Relationships and Sexuality Education in Ireland: The Case of Gay and Lesbian Issues. [], World Curriculum Studies Conference, Tampere, Finland , 21-MAY-06 - 24-MAY-06 [Details]
2006 Further Education: Reflections on the Past, Focus on the Present, Visions for the Future,
O'Higgins-Norman, J., Mulcahy,C. (2006) Evaluating Quality of Teaching and Learning in Further Education. [], Further Education: Reflections on the Past, Focus on the Present, Visions for the Future, Waterford College of Further Education , 21-NOV-06 - 22-NOV-06 [Details]
2005 European Conference on Education Research,
O'Higgins-Norman, J., Galvin, M. (2005) Homophobia in Schools: Implications for the Role and Identity of the Teacher. [], European Conference on Education Research, European Educational Research Association,Dublin , 08-SEP-05 - 10-SEP-05 [Details]
2005 Association for Moral Education 31st Annual Conference,
O'Higgins Norman, J., McNamara, G. (2005) Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway: Identifying The Need for Sexuality Education in Irish Second-Level Schools. [], Association for Moral Education 31st Annual Conference, Harvard University Cambridge Massachusetts , 03-NOV-05 - 05-NOV-05 [Details]
2005 AIDS Mobility EU Conference,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2005) Identifying the Gaps in HIV/AIDS Education in Irish Second-Level Schools. [], AIDS Mobility EU Conference, Dublin City University Dublin , 16-JUN-05 - 18-JUN-05 [Details]
2004 Scottish Catholic Education Service Annual Conference,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2004) The Place of Pastoral Care in Catholic Schools. [], Scottish Catholic Education Service Annual Conference, Gillis College,Edinburgh , 16-JUN-04 - 16-JUN-04 [Details]
2003 National Healthcare Chaplains Association Annual Conference,
O'Higgins-Norman,J. (2003) Developing a Professional Approach to Pastoral Care in Hospitals . [], National Healthcare Chaplains Association Annual Conference, N.A.H.C. Dublin , 30-APR-03 - 30-APR-03 [Details]
2002 Re-imagining the Catholic School,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2002) Pastoral Care in Schools: Professional or Presumed?. [], Re-imagining the Catholic School, Marino Institute of Education, Dublin , 06-MAR-02 - 06-MAR-02 [Details]
2001 Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
O'Higgins-Norman, J. (2001) Promoting Educational Equality: The Contribution of Pastoral Care. [], Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick , 05-APR-01 - 06-APR-01 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2016 Cyberbullying in Ireland - A Survey of Parents Internet Usage and Knowledge.
O'Higgins Norman,J. & McGuire,L. (2016) Cyberbullying in Ireland - A Survey of Parents Internet Usage and Knowledge. Dublin City University, Dublin. [Details]
2015 Bullying in the Workplace: An Analysis of Cases in the Employment Appeals Tribunal under the Unfair Dismissals Act (1977-2007).
James O'Higgins Norman, Geraldine Kiernan (2015) Bullying in the Workplace: An Analysis of Cases in the Employment Appeals Tribunal under the Unfair Dismissals Act (1977-2007). Dublin City University, Dublin. [Details]
2010 Addressing Homophobic Bullying in Second-Level Schools.
O'Higgins Norman, James (2010) Addressing Homophobic Bullying in Second-Level Schools. The Equality Authority, Dublin. [Details]
2010 Homophobic bullying in Irish education.
O'Higgins-Norman J. (2010) Homophobic bullying in Irish education. . [Details]
2004 A Survey of Teachers on Homophobic Bullying in Irish Second-Level Schools.
O'Higgins Norman, James (2004) A Survey of Teachers on Homophobic Bullying in Irish Second-Level Schools. Gender Equality Unit, Department of Education and Science/, Dublin. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2015 President's Lifetime Achievement Award for Voluntary Services to Education President of the United States of America
2014 Peace Commissioner Minister for Justice
2011 Companion of the Order of Clans of Ireland - CIOM President of Ireland
2010 Member (MStJ) Venerable Order of St. John of Jerusalem HM Queen Elizabeth II
2007 Fellow (FRSA) Royal Society of Arts
2007 Honouray Ambassador for the University of London University of London

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Educational Studies Association of Ireland The Educational Studies Association of Ireland is a voluntary, non political body, dedicated to the advancement of educational research in Ireland. 01-MAY-98 /
Royal Society of Arts (London) For over 250 years the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has been a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress. Their approach is multi-disciplinary, politically independent and combines cutting edge research and policy development with practical action. 01-JUN-07 /
Sociological Association of Ireland The Sociological Association of Ireland (SAI) is the professional association for sociologists researching and studying Irish society as well as sociologists working in Ireland and abroad who have an interest in Irish society. 01-SEP-03 /
International Sociological Assocation The ISA was founded in 1949 under the auspices of UNESCO. The goal of the ISA, is to represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion, and to advance sociological knowledge throughout the world. Its members come from 109 countries. 02-JUN-08 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION International Associate Editor 2009 / Ongoing
PASTORAL CARE IN EDUCATION International Associate Editor 2008 / Ongoing
Executive of Human Rights Section, International Studies Association Member-at-large 2008 / 2011
DCU Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee Representative 2005 / 1999

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2009 Incorporated Law Society of Ireland Graduate Diploma (Law) Family Law
2006 University of London Doctor of Education
1999 National University of Ireland Maynooth Masters in Education
1996 University College Dublin Higher Diploma in Education
1995 Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas Bachelor of Divinity

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2019 Schooling and Society ES544Schooling and Society
2019 Equality, Access and Inclusion ES311Equality, Access and Inclusion

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