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Foreign Policy.Article: Coronavirus and Northern Ireland’s Divisions

Added: 07 May 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Reference

This is an article about Northern Ireland and the country's political issues, and divisions, during the Coronavirus pandemic. The news publication Foreign Policy was founded in the late 1970s by Samuel P. Huntington.
This article could be used as a source of information about the responses of political parties in Northern Ireland to the Coronavirus outbreak. The source could also be used to explore the key thinker of Samuel P. Huntington, with students carrying out research about the website and news publication.

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Politics & Society

Strand: 7. Globalisation & Identity

Strand unit: 1. National Identity

Suggestions for use: The resources in this learning path could be used as stimuli for students, with the teacher creating tasks around an essential question, or set of questions. Students could be asked to use the resources included to create; a paragraph response, discursive essay response, voice clip of their response, research of further data on this topic or to critically evaluate the sources, amongst other ideas. Learning Outcomes: 2.1, 2.4, 2.6, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4,7.2, 7.3, 7.4. Topics: Topic 7: Globalisation and Identity Topic 5: Human Rights and Responsibilities in Ireland Topic 2: Power and Decision Making at National and European Level

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