Seline Keating – DCU Institute of Education
Dr. Seline Keating is an Assistant Professor at the DCU School of Human Development and a Research Fellow at the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC) at DCU. Seline lectures in Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) in DCU Institute of Education. Seline’s Masters in Aggression Studies focused on developmental psychology, aggressive/bullying behaviours, bullying prevention/intervention strategies and, formulating and assessing a school’s Anti-bullying policy and Code of Behaviour, while her Ph.D research explored child development in the context of mass media and their effects on a child’s psychosocial development and well-being. From 2009 to 2011 she worked with the ABC delivering bullying prevention and intervention workshops to parents, teachers and pupils in both primary and post-primary settings. Currently, Seline is part of a research project, All Together Now! which is a Pilot Programme in Primary Schools to tackle homophobic and transphobic bullying. Her research interests include child development and protection, media education, bullying prevention and intervention, mindfulness, relationships and sexuality education, LGBT inclusion and bullying in primary schools and partakes in the Train-the-trainer for bullying prevention and intervention.