Senior Cycle English - Links


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The website of the National Theatre. The Outreach/Education Department has useful resources for teachers on bringing drama alive in the English Classroom Abbey Theatre
Another gem in cyberspace a news and review site with links to many of the world's major newspapers and magazine. A goldmine of language resources. Aldaily
This is a good reference site with 2000 free texts, study guides and reference resources. It has an extensive search facility. Bibliomania
Booktrust is a UK based charity that encourages people of all ages and cultures to discover and enjoy reading. It has extensive reviews of fiction for young adult readers. Booktrust
The website of Children's Books Ireland contains information on publications and events, and good links to other relevant sites. Children's Books Ireland
The webstie of the Irish Film Institute contains a link to its educational programme, with details of screenings and study guides available for Junior Certificate, Transition Year and Leaving Certificate film studies. IFI - Irish Film Institute
The INOTE website aims to provide a link for all teachers of English nationwide to their local branches, and indeed to each other. By sharing teacher ideas, resources and, most importantly, experiences. INOTE - Irish National Organisation for Teachers of English
The website of Integrate Ireland Language and Training gives details of its support services for learners and teachers of English for speakers of other languages Integrate Ireland Language & Training
This one does exactly what is says on the tin! Pretty much everything related to writers and writing in Ireland is covered here, directly or through links. Irish Writers Online
The website of the British National Reading campaign contains many resources and links. Literacy Trust
Of special interest is the Action Website on Teaching and Learning. NCCA - The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
A wonderful resource for teaching poetry, administrated by the U.K. Poetry Society with the aim of helping teachers bring poetry alive in the classroom. Wide range of downloadable poetry workshops. Poetry Class
The website of Poetry Ireland contains details of the Writers in School scheme, Writers in Schools Residence schemes, competitions for students, and in-service courses. Poetry Ireland