Educational Aims of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

19 Sep 2020
Educational Aims of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

The study of history is about exploring human experiences over time and how the experience has shaped the world we live in today.

Enable students to develop the necessary conceptual understanding, disciplinary skills and subject knowledge to investiage the action of people in the past and to come to a deeper understanding of the human condition.
  1. Shannon Heritage is committed to developing in young people, an appreciation of the cultural achievements and accomplishments of previous generations. Enabling students to enjoy learning about the richness and diversity of human experience in the past. 
  2. Encourage an understanding in students of how the people and events of the past have shaped the contemporary world.
  3. Facilitate explorations into the past from a historical perspective, thus developing a regard for heritage and cultural inheritance and a sense of historical empathy. 
  4. Aid the understanding of about how people lived through hearing and telling stories. This will help students to learn from the past when thinking about the problems of today


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