6th Year History Grinds
These History grinds prioritise essential key content and the most important personalities from course topics. The course topics reviewed during they year will help the student become more prepared for the State Exam in June.
Exam strategy that promotes time-management and awareness of the marking scheme will be addressed. Also, good essay writing technique will be explained with sample essays to demonstrate how higher grades can be achieved. A concise set of notes will be provided for each student and a glossary of key terms will supplement each Case Study.
The following topics will be covered:
- Irish History – The Pursuit of Sovereignty and the Impact of Partition 1912-1949
- Irish History – Northern Ireland 1949-1993
- Europe and the Wider World – The USA 1945-1989
- Europe – Dictatorship and Democracy in Europe, 1920-1945
About the teacher: With over 16 years of teaching experience, Kieran Roche brings his extensive experience as a History expert to The Dublin Academy of Education. Kieran has worked for the State Examination Commission as both a corrector and an examiner, giving him a unique insight into the State Exams. As well as his work for the State Examination Commission, Kieran has been published in, and regularly contributes to, History Ireland Magazine. 48% of Kieran’s students achieved an A1 grade in a recent Leaving Certificate Examination. Nationwide, just 7% of students received an A1.
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