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Democracy and the General Election

Added: 18 Feb 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Module of work for CSPE created by Conor Harrisson exploring many aspects of democracy and the mechanics of voting in an Irish general election. The module is activity centered and contains a strong visual element. Includes a specific section on the 'gender election' specific to the 2016 campaign.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: Democracy

Strand unit: Voting/Elections

Suggestions for use: Print ooff and plan a class around these activities. Really excellent resource!

Key Skills:

  • Being Creative
  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Working with Others
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

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