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Looking Back from Europe:ICT and Church-based Education in Northern Ireland

Austin, R and Hunter, W (2008) Looking Back from Europe:ICT and Church-based Education in Northern Ireland. In: Symposium 2008: Post-Confederation Educational reform: From Rhetoric to Reality, St John's Newfoundland. Memorial University. 1 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Newfoundland and Ireland share an ethnic and cultural heritage as well as a history of British administration. One reflection of this shared background is the similarity in the role of religious denominations in school management. This paper reviews elements of these common backgrounds, describes initiatives currently under way in Ireland and Northern Ireland to use ICT to bring children from different religious traditions together in online educational projects, and raises questions about the extent to which lessons learned in either Newfoundland or Ireland might serve to inform practice in both jurisdictions.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Education
ID Code:12476
Deposited By: Prof Roger Austin
Deposited On:15 Mar 2010 09:28
Last Modified:23 Jun 2015 14:15

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