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** FULLY BOOKED ** A thematic approach to teaching Local History (Face to Face) - Course Ref: 20SU04

Face-to-Face Summer Course

A Thematic Approach to teaching Local History.

Mon 6th July to 10th July from 9:30am to 2pm

Cost: €30

History is concerned with studying the political, cultural, social and economic structures of the past; it is not about memorising facts or the ability to recite dates.  More importantly, it analyses trends and asks, why did these events happen in this particular way?  Exploring the hidden histories of County Longford, learning can be fun whilst active.  A key feature of this course is its exploration of the Longford countryside introducing you to a series of local tours which you can bring your own pupils on. If interested in Local History and learning more about County Longford then this is the course for you.

(Meeting at Melview National School, Longford)

Please note

Current Guidelines as of 15/06/20 state that people can travel “within your own county or 20 km from your home, as long as you can avoid contact. You should also practice good respiratory hygiene, keep at least 2 metres apart and do not share equipment. Wear face coverings in public places, such as shops.” There may be further easing of these restrictions before 1st July. However, it is up to each participant to ensure that they are compliant with whatever guidelines are in place at the time.

  • Participants should meet each day in the car park of Melview National School, Corragarrow, Co Longford.
  • Participants must ensure that they abide by the HSE social distancing guidelines and Health advice at all times.
  • Participants should be responsible for their own health & safety. They should bring their own sanitiser, disposable gloves and masks in their car to ensure their own safety and protection.
  • Participants should bring their own packed lunch each day as lunch is NOT provided. Tea/Coffee is not provided either as participants will be out and about each day. There will be an opportunity to purchase Tea/Coffee at service stations etc or participants should bring their own if they prefer.
  • We do not advise people at higher risk from coronavirus to take part in this course. Should they choose to do so, they do so at their own risk and should take extra care to protect themselves.

Full attendance is required to be awarded 3 EPV days. 2 EPV days will be awarded for 4 days attendance. (Regardless of the reason for the absence). No EPV days will be awarded for less than 4 days attendance.

The course fee cannot be refunded for any reason.

Course Details

Course Date 06-07-2020 9:30 am
Course End Date 10-07-2020 2:00 pm
Price €30.00
Facilitator Adrian Scollan & Eamonn Brennan
Select Hours 20
Location Melview National School



Marymount, Carrick-on-Shannon
Co. Leitrim, Rep. of Ireland

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