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Leaving Cert History

History post-primary Leaving Certificate Language Support Activity Units to support teaching and learning at each of the CEFR A1-B2 Benchmarks.


World History

pdf symbol History Topic - Dictatorship and Democracy in Europe, 1920-1945

pdf symbol History Topic - Division and Realignment in Europe, 1945-1992

pdf symbol History Topic - Nation States and International Tensions, 1871-1920

pdf symbol History Topic - The United States and the World, 1945-1989


Irish History

pdf symbol History Topic - Movements for Political and Social Reforms, 1870-1914

pdf symbol History Topic - The Pursuit of Sovereignty and the Impact of Partition, 1912-1949

pdf symbol History Topic - Politics and Society in Northern Ireland, 1949-93


We are delighted to host the Toolkit for Diversity in Post Primary Schools which aims to help schools create and sustain a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and parents from all backgrounds and ensure equal success for all.

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whole school approaches


english language award The ELSP won the 2009 European Award for Languages - click here for details

Jury's comments "Feedback from involved teachers very positive about motivation of students and this is motivating for teachers...Very impressed with project...Valuable idea transferable to e.g. Gaelscoileanna."

Remember, these units are further supplemented with a wide range of appropriate language learning and self-study activities suitable for post-primary students to do individually, in pairs or in small groups.
We again acknowledge Gill & Macmillan for their permission to reproduce certain short texts in some of these Units.


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English Language Support Programme, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

The English Language Support Programme is part of the Trinity Immigration Initiative (funded by AIB)