Access & Civic Engagement Publications


Access and Civic Engagement Office Publications:

Bridges to College Resource pack. Click here to read.

DIT Inner City Schools Strategy. Click here to read.

Dunne Maureen. (2006) An Evaluation on the Digital Community Project Commissioned by Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Click here to read. 


Staff Publications:

McCann, S., Delap, J. (2015) 'Mentoring Case Studies in the Access and Civic Engagement Office, Dublin Institute of Technology', International Journal of Evidenced Based Coaching and Mentoring, 13 (1) pp. 106-120. Click here to read.

McIlrath, L., Bates, C., Burns, K., Lyons, A., McKenna, E., & Murphy, P. (2014) 'Emerging Policy and Practices on Community-Based Research – Perspectives from the Island of Ireland' In: Ronaldo Munck, Lorraine McIlrath, Budd Hall, and Rajesh Tandon (Eds), Higher Education and Community-Based Research: Creating a Global Vision. New York : Palgrave Macmillan. Available at: http://arrow.dit.ie/comlinkart/15/

Niamh O'Reilly, Catherine Bates (2014), 'A reflective conversation: community and HEI perspectives on community-based research' in AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Vol 6' No 1. Available at: http://ojs.aishe.org/index.php/aishe-j/article/view/140

Burke, G. (2009) "An evaluation of the supports used most often by Access Students in the Dublin Institute of Technology DIT " Click here to read.  Click to read survey.   

Delap J. (2009) Supporting Equality. A study of the worth and wisdom of Post-Entry Supports for young, socioeconomically disadvantaged third-level students at Institutuions of Higher Education in Ireland. University College,Dublin. Click here to read.   

Bernard, J (2006)  'Promoting access to higher education and identifying access students: how useful is research on participation by socio-economic group?'  International Studies in Sociology of Education 16 (1) pp. 19–35. Click here to read. 


Ace Contributions:

Grangegorman Labour and Learning Forum (2014)  Joining up the Dots II: Grangeorman Development.  Socio-economic, demographic and employment profiles and Job Opportunities in Dublin's North Inner City. Click here to read.  

DIT Widening Participation Strategy. ‌

Joining the DOTs Grangegorman 2009.

Pobal  “Barriers to Access to Further & Higher Education for Non – EU Nationals Resident in Ireland”, 2006. Click here to read.

Gamble, E. (2011) 'A recipe for change'. Explore, the quarterly journal from Aontas, the National Adult Learning Organisation, issue 18, May. This article is available from the publisher here


Other Contributions: 

Doing More with Digital. National Digital Strategy for Ireland. 2013. Click here to read.