Junior Cycle History Updates

 

Restoring History as a core subject

Irish Times, Dec 1st  2018

 

Review of History for Junior cycle due by March

A review of the place of History in the curriculum offered to Junior Cycle students in secondary schools is expected to be completed by the end of next March.

RTE News, Nov 28th

 

Mark War of Independence by reinstating history as a core subject

State must ensure study of history does not become class- based

Irish Times, Nov 24th 2018

 

Decision to make history optional subject to be reviewed

Minister says it is through ‘learning the lessons of our past that we can plan for future’

 

Micheál Martin slates removal of history from core curriculum

Fianna Fáil leader vows to restore subject as core component in Junior Cert curriculum

 
 
 
 

President voices fears about teaching of history in schools at book launch

Higgins praises four-volume series as ‘riposte’ to those who do not value history

Irish Times, Apr 30, 2018