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France 24: Does virus crisis stoke case for united Ireland?

Added: 07 May 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type:

This France 24 article poses questions about the impact the coronavirus will have on the case for a border poll and the future identity of Northern Ireland as part of the UK or as part of a United Ireland.

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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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