Mercieca, Duncan


  • Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research), Education
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Research interests

Duncan Mercieca is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee. He studied at the University of Malta, the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom and Stirling University in Scotland.

His current interests are:

  • The concepts of becoming in educational contexts;
  • Ethical and philosophical issues in education;
  • Issues of diversity and otherness;
  • Issues of inclusion and disability;
  • Critique of educational research and its 'methods';
  • Children’s voices and listening;
  • Initial teacher education.

Before joining the School of Education and Social Work, he had experiences teaching in Primary, Secondary, Post-Secondary and Special Education settings. He was Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education and Head of Department of Education Studies at the University of Malta.

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Research Output 2007 2019

education system

`How Early is Early?' Or `How Late is Late?': Thinking through some issues in early intervention

Mercieca, D. & Mercieca, D., 2018, Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1 Citation (Scopus)

In Hermes’ shoes: Labelling and diagnosing children as acts of translation

Mercieca, D. P., Mercieca, D. & Bugeja, S., 8 Aug 2018, In : Theory and Psychology. 28, 4, p. 542-558 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
Young children
2 Citations (Scopus)

Educational psychologists’ report-writing: acts of justice?

Attard, S., Mercieca, D. & Mercieca, D. P., 11 Feb 2016, In : International Journal of Inclusive Education. 20, 9, p. 962-974 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle