Building the team
Phase 1 of the project (2014-15), supported children as researchers, working alongside their teachers, and an artist and writer, to explore events that took place during the decade 1912-1922.
An initial teacher meeting in National Museum of Ireland’s Collins Barracks introduced the participating teachers to the work.
The feedback from the teachers on the day reflected both their excitement about the project, as well as their fears and concerns, in terms of supporting the children through a research process while being mindful of the political sensibilities involved.
Phase I round-up
Another meeting rounded off Phase I of the project, this time bringing teachers together in the Ulster Museum in Belfast. Here, they shared their experiences and worked together with the team to establish the terrain for Phases II & III.