Northern Ireland

Alan McCully

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    This chapter presents an overview of developments in history education in Northern Ireland since 1968. It traces the innovative responses of the history curriculum to a society in conflict and emerging from conflict and particularly describes how a constructivist, enquiry focused approach has been applied to overcome the challenge of teaching history in an environment divided by contested identities.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Palgrave handbook of Conflict and History Education in the Post-Cold War Era
    EditorsLuigi Cajani, Simone Lassig, Maria Repoussi
    Place of PublicationCham
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages11
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-05722-0
    ISBN (Print)978-3-030-05721-3
    Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 2019


    • History Education
    • Northern Ireland
    • Conflict


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