This Area of Learning contains the subject strands of Geography and History.
Geography and History provide many opportunities for pupils to explore a range of topics and issues including those, which may be sensitive or controversial.
The following CCEA guidance and training programme on teaching controversial issues supports a whole school approach and provides teachers with practical classroom teaching and learning strategies for teaching controversial issues.
This training programme supports a whole-school approach to teaching controversial issues. Curriculum leaders can adapt the training materials and use them as part of their school CPD programme.
Explore sustainability issues through Eco's immersive 3D game and Eco Topics. Ecoworld aims to develop young people’s awareness and understanding of the implications for the individual, society, the economy and environment in the areas of energy, transport, waste, food and water.
An archive of moving images with examplars for teachers and students.
In 2002, Northern Ireland Screen, the Nerve Centre and CCEA received funding from NESTA - the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts to carry out phase two of Creative Learning in the Digital Age. Read more about this project
The following resources were funded and created through the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council Media Grant Scheme. The resources were developed to promote and support Shared Education, Cultural Diversity and Centenary Anniversaries.
Decade of Centenaries Ulster 1885 - 1925
The Decade of Centenaries Ulster 1885 - 1925 is an interactive timeline. Pupils can use the timeline to explore the history of the North of Ireland from the Third Reform Act of 1884 to the suspension of the Boundary Commission in 1925.
Bicycles, Barracks and Bandoliers
This is a web-based resource that uses artefacts to chronicle the history of policing in the north of Ireland, which are housed in the Policing Museum.
Bicycles, Barracks & Bandoliers - A History of Policing in the North of Ireland
Decade of Centenaries Toolkit
The Decade of Centenaries Toolkit includes guidance and resources, which teachers can use when planning to teach about commemoration.