Junior Cycle - History


                                  Continuous Professional Development


21st March 2015, National Seminar - History Alive


Resources from the day are available by following this link

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Bronze Age Handling Box


The Bronze Age Handling Box is a resource developed to enrich the teaching and learning of History at senior primary and post-primary levels. The Handling Box is made up of a selection of replica objects and raw material and accompanying resources to enhance the teaching of the Bronze Age in Ireland. If you would like to book the Bronze Age Handling Box to use with your class contact your local Education Centre. 





George Boole (1815 - 1864)


November 2nd 2015 is the 200th anniversary year of  George Boole’s birthday.

Cork Education Support Centre on behalf of  ATECI, in conjunction with UCC  and with the help of NAPD, IPPN,PDST, IOP and with generous support from EMC are planning to have every school student in the country doing a lesson based on the work of George Boole on that day.

If you have ideas or suggestions about how you might like to celebrate the centenary in your school or region please email Ruairí Ó Céilleachair at boole200project@gmail.com





Registration for History Teachers 

Register your details with the PDST History so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information. Please click here to register.


For additional Support

The History Teachers Association of Ireland (HTAI) also provide Continuing Professional Development courses, seminars and an annual conference to support post-primary History teachers in Ireland. PDST collaborate with HTAI. For further information go to http://www.htai.ie/


PDST Support:

Karen O' Loughlin is the Administrator and is based in Clare Education Centre, Government Office, Kilrush Road, Ennis, Co. Clare.

E-mail address:  karenoloughlin@pdst.ie