Susan Pike

  • Assistant Professor in Geography and Citizenship Education - Dublin City University

Research interests

Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • Sustainability and Climate Change education
  • Human rights and citizenship education
  • Teaching and learning in primary geography and secondary geography
  • Learning outdoors, locality and community across the curriculum
  • Digital technologies for teaching and learning, including Geographical Information Systems (GIS)  
  • Curriculum making and enquiry learning in schools


Children's participation in schools and communities 

  • Critical pedagogies in schools and communities
  • Children and young people's participation in schools and local communities
  • Children's agency and action in realtion to sustainability 
  • Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Education

Teacher Education

  • Pedagogies and practices of Teacher Education, including inquiry in ITE
  • Teacher Education in Geography and Citizenship Education
  • Teacher experiences and identity in Teacher Education
  • Enquiry in Teacher Education
  • First in Family / First generation teachers