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By Brendan Walsh

This publication offers an entire evaluate of the improvement of schooling in eire together with the advanced factor of the way faith can coexist with schooling and the way a countrywide id should be aided via Irish language instructing. It additionally deals a entire exploration of the improvement, concerns, demanding situations and way forward for schooling in eire in the context of historic reports.

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Manchester, 1998), 77–93, 78. 14.  Harford, ‘The Emergence of a National Policy on Teacher Education in Ireland’, Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2009, 41, 1, 45–56. 15. The Church Education Society was established by the Established Church in 1839 to support Church of Ireland children in national schools under sole or joint Church of Ireland patronage by making grants available in various ways. The majority of the Church Education Society schools had returned to the national system by the end of the century following the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland in 1869.

36 Social It is evident that significant value was placed on education in Ireland, particularly when Irish society was at its most oppressed and weakened in the early nineteenth century. Many parents, most of whom had little means, paid for their children to attend Hedge Schools and other private schools prior to 1831. The formative influence of education was also understood 14 T. 38 Doyle asserts that the 1800s ‘led to seismic upheavals in Irish society’39 ranging from Act of Union in 1801 to the destructive effects of the Great Famine of the 1840s and the move towards militant nationalism at the turn of the twentieth century.

69. Ibid. 70. A. Hyland, ‘The Process of Curriculum Change in the Irish National School System’, Irish Educational Studies, 1987, 6, 2, 17–38, 21. 71.  Hyland, Educational Innovation—A Case Study. Ed. Thesis, Dublin: Trinity College Dublin). 40 T. WALSH 72. H. Dale, Report of Mr. H. Dale, His Majesty’s Inspector of Schools, Board of Education, on Primary Education in Ireland, [Cd. 1981], (Dublin, 1904). 73. See: T. Walsh, Primary Education in Ireland 1897–1990: Curriculum and Context, (Bern, 2012), 59–84.

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