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Collins, Jenny – History of Education, 2015
Irish Catholic teaching sisters were major actors in the development of education systems in New World countries such as the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Immigrants themselves, they faced a number of key challenges as they sought to adapt Old World cultural and educational ideas to the education of the immigrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nuns, Educational History, Immigrants
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Farren, Sean – History of Education, 1994
Examines tensions and divisions that formed the educational legacy of the two states in Ireland that emerged from the political settlements of 1920-21. Concludes that, on the eve of partition in 1921, deep divisions in education were reminders that education would continue to expose ideological differences between Ireland and Britain. (CFR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Educational History
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O'Donoghue, Thomas A. – History of Education, 1988
Outlines the historical background preceding the emergence of bilingual education in several of Ireland's western districts. Discusses the nature of the program, the training of bilingual teachers, and efforts by teachers themselves to develop bilingual methods. Examines the program's introduction throughout the districts and charts its general…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education