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Learning Resources for Teachers

The resources are in the form of a booklet and will support the teaching of this topic at Primary and Post-Primary levels.


We would like to introduce our resources for ‘Preserving the Peace: Policing on the Island of Ireland 1814-2014’. The resources are in the form of a booklet and will support the teaching of this topic at Primary and Post-Primary levels.

Use these resources in the classroom and at the exhibition to explore the topic of policing in Ireland. Don’t worry if you are not able to visit the exhibition, as you have everything you need to create imaginative lessons using this booklet and the online resources.

The Primary booklet is broken into a number of sections:
1.How to use the resource
2.Curriculum links
3.Explore the major themes of the exhibition using the information panels and the range of questions provided
4.Use the worksheet Working as a Historian as a fun way to find out more about the exhibition

The Post-Primary booklet contains:
1.How to use the resource
2.Curriculum links
3.Pre-visit activities to introduce the subject
4.At The Exhibition material to keep your students occupied
5.Post-visit ideas to challenge your students back in the classroom

GET STARTED!

Download the learning resource booklets and the 11 information panels
PTP Primary Schools 16-Page Booklet  (2.60 MB, Adobe PDF)
PTP Post-Primary Schools 8-Page Booklet  (1.71 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 0 - Introduction  (1.00 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 1 - Punishment in Victorian Ireland  (0.61 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 2 - Policing in the late 1700s   (0.79 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 3 - Crime  (1.19 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 4 - Poitín  (1.01 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 5 - Peace Preservation Force  (1.25 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 6 - Royal Irish COnstabulary   (1.53 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 7 - Royal Ulster Constabulary  (0.97 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 8 - An Garda Síochana  (0.92 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 9 - RIC Hut  (11.50 MB, Adobe PDF)
Preserving The Peace - Panel 10 - Michael John Carney  (2.02 MB, Adobe PDF)

We hope you enjoy using this resource and would love to hear your feedback. If you have any comments and suggestions you can email educationtph@museum.ie