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Dr Rebecca Purcell

Dr Rebecca Purcell

BBS (UL), PGDip in Management and Leadership in Education (TU Dublin), MA in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (SETU), PhD in Business Management (UL)
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Business and Accounting

Research interests

Rebecca's research focuses on the intersection of Education and the Subject Disciplines, with a specific focus on Business and Entrepreneurship. She is particularly focused on investigating the Subject Discipline in Teacher Education. This work has recently extended to include Teacher Entrepreneurship, as she seeks to understand the experiences of Teachers who engage in Entrepreneurial actions outside of their teaching role. 

  • Subject Discipline Teacher Educators 
  • Subject Identity in Student Teachers
  • Entrepreneurial/ Enterprise Education 
  • Teacher Entrepreneurship 

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More information

Rebecca currently teaches Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation and Marketing, on the following programmes,

BA in Education, Business Studies and Accounting (MI016)

BA in Education, Business Studies and Religious Studies (MI017)

BA in Education, Gaeilge and Business Studies (MI019)

BA in Education, Mathematics and Business Studies (MI021)

BA in Education, Home Economics and Business Studies (MI022)