ERIC Number: ED248188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Irish Educational Studies, Vol. 3 No. 2.
McKernan, Jim, Ed.
Research problems and issues of concern to educators in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are discussed in 21 papers. Papers fall into the general categories of educational history and current practices. Papers in the first category cover the following topics: a history of the Education Inquiry of 1824-1826, the "hedge" or private primary schools which existed in Ireland prior to institution of the national school system in 1831, the relationship between the Christian Brothers schools and the national school system, the relationship between the Irish treasury and the national school system, a history of the Royal Commission on Technical Instruction (1881-1884), the Educational Endowments Act of 1885, and Henry Edward Armstrong and experimental science in the schools. Papers dealing with current practices examine the views of Northern Ireland teachers, cognitive consciousness and the teaching of reading, peace education, Northern Ireland's management education program, problems and trends in computer-based education, business studies in Irish schools, the effect of the economic recession on business studies, ritual and symbol in the culture of Northern Ireland's primary schools, attitudes of "Leaving Certificate" students, the overhead projector as a teaching instrument, open curricula, residential schooling for the hearing impaired, an analysis of the post-primary curriculum, and the relation between theory and practice. (LP)
Descriptors: Business Education, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, High School Graduates, National Programs, Open Education, Parochial Schools, Peace, Private Schools, Reading Instruction, Science Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Studies Association of Ireland, Dublin.
Identifiers - Location: Ireland; United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)