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Taking Classics Into Communities

Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...The formal teaching of classical languages and knowledge of the Greek and Roman world have suffered a serious decline over the past fifty years. This chapter describes one Irish initiative aimed at redressing the situation in the local...

Education and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Alan Smith

Alan Smith is the UNESCO Chair in Education at the University of Ulster, UK, where he is Professor of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Reconciliation : Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter identifies new challenges for reconciliation that have emerged in Northern Ireland since the signing of the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement in 1998. It is more than a decade since...

Ireland: Structure and Reform

Rosarii Griffin

Rosarii Griffin lectures at the Centre of Adult Continuing Education at University College Cork and publishes widely on international education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...An overview of the structure and provision of Irish education since its inception in 1893 (when primary education was formally established in the country) is outlined initially. The main influences and drivers of education since that time...

Policy, Profession and Person: The Formation of Reflexive Academic Identities in an Irish Institute of Technology

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...What does it mean to be an academic in the twenty-first century? What is it possible to do, to be and to become? How are our activities and identities influenced by our locations – by the continents and countries we inhabit...

Austerity Ireland and the Neo-liberal University: Hollow Enterprise

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The effects of austerity measures, despite what their promoters say, are not just temporary, while crisis conditions prevail. They alter permanently the structure and distribution of public services and direct them towards new goals...

The Transformative Potential of Service/Community-Based Learning in Initial Teacher Education: A Case Study from Ireland

Service-Learning and Educating in Challenging Contexts : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction The homogeneity of the teaching profession, particularly with respect to ethnicity and class, is an international phenomenon. Student teachers’ limited personal...

Cross-Cultural Communication and Change: Travellers and Roma and the Irish Education System

Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction For more than a thousand years, Roma people (including Travellers, Gypsies, Manouches, Ashkali, Sinti, etc.) have been an integral part of European civilisation. Today, with an estimated population of 10 to 12...

Northern Ireland: An Overview

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Compulsory sector education continues to be a divisive feature due to strong religious and community factors. Since separation from what became the Irish Free State (now Republic), there continues to be a small legacy of Irish-medium...