History Teachers Association Of Ireland
The Irish Times view on the teaching of history: An invaluable tool in the era of fake news
- April 24, 2019, 00:01
Minister for Education Joe McHugh should insist that history is categorised as a core subject for the Junior Certificate. Its downgrading was a retrog(...)
Breda O’Brien: History is a pillar of society’s wellbeing
- April 13, 2019, 02:00
A letter writer to this paper recently described a very young student in secondary school innocently inquiring whether the Belfast/Good Friday Agreeme(...)
Should history be compulsory for Junior Cert students?
- March 26, 2019, 00:00
YES: “It is only by studying history that we learn who we are” Mary O’Rourke I want to give two cheers to Joe McHugh for reviewing the decision to r(...)
President Michael D Higgins will meet 36 secondary school students before they travel to the Somme battlefield in June. The students represent each of(...)
Making history non-compulsory 'worrying for future'
- June 12, 2013, 17:18
UCD history professor Diarmaid Ferriter said plans to remove history as a compulsory subject under the new junior cycle programme were “very worrying (...)