• Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

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Dr Jackie Reilly is currently Head of the Doctoral College (Jordanstown and Belfast) and Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at Ulster University. She was awarded BSc Hons (First Class) in Psychology from Queens University Belfast in 1993 and a PhD in Psychology, also from Queens in 1997. Appointed Lecturer in psychology at Queens in 1998, she then moved to a position as Research Fellow in the UNESCO Centre, Ulster University in 2002, moving to a position as Lecturer in the School of Education in 2007. Dr Reilly’s research interests lie broadly within the area of education for social justice and her work has been published in international journals including the Journal of Social Issues, Compare, and Comparative Education. Her research has encompassed education for local and global citizenship, human rights education and training, and peace education, particularly with a focus on issues of identity and divided societies. Her work has attracted funding from the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, the Department for International Development and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Current research interests include the role of citizenship education in development of political literacy in a context where young people access most of their news and current affairs information via social media.

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Teachers and information literacy: Understandings and perceptions of the concept

Shannon, C., Reilly, J. & Bates, J., 3 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Information Literacy. 13, 2, p. 41-72 31 p.

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    Face-to-face contact in blended learning for intercultural education: the role of teachers

    Austin, R., Rickard, A. & Reilly, J., 5 Jun 2017, In : Irish Educational Studies, 2017. n/a, p. 323-340 17 p.

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
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    Fact or Fiction? How to spot fake news.A guide for teachers and parents

    Bates, J., McKeever, C., Reilly, J. & Roulston, S., 30 Jun 2017, (Accepted/In press)

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    History Teaching to Promote Positive Community Relations in Northern Ireland: Tensions between Pedagogy, Social Psychological Theory and Professional Practice in Two recent Projects

    McCully, A. & Reilly, J., Aug 2017, History Education and Conflict Transformation: Social Psychological Theories, History Teaching and Reconciliation. Psaltis, C., Carretero, M. & Čehajić-Clancy, S. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland (ebook): Palgrave Macmillan, p. 301-320

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    School library staff perspectives on teacher information literacy and collaboration

    McKeever, C., Bates, J. & Reilly, J., 3 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Information Literacy. 11, 2, p. 51-68

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  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    27 Downloads (Pure)