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The Use of ICT in Teaching Religious Education (SIP013)
This project focused primarily on the use of Cyberclass – a curriculum-based software package – for Junior Cycle Religious Education.
18 months
Lead Organisation
Loreto Secondary School, Co. Donegal
Project Aims
  • To critically evaluate the Cyberclass Junior Cycle programme for Religious Education.
  • To enable students to produce projects on Religious Education using ICT.
  • To enable teachers of Religious Education in the Ferns Diocese to critically evaluate Cyberclass as an education support.
  • To critically evaluate the use of IT in the secondary schools of the Ferns diocese in the context of Religious Education.
Indicative Outcomes
  • Identification and evaluation of resources for teaching Religious Education.
  • Training teachers to use ICT as a tool to deliver the Religious Education curriculum.
  • Identifying the advantages of ICT over the traditional methods of teaching.
  • Development of new pedagogic methodologies.
  • Determining the ease of use of ICT by teachers.
Participating Schools
Carnew Community College, Co. Wexford
Ramsgrange Vocational College, Co. Wexford
New Ross Vocational College, Co. Wexford
Kilmuckridge Vocational College, Co. Wexford
Enniscorthy Vocational College, Co. Wexford
Bunclody Vocational College, Co. Wexford
Bridgetown Vocational College, Co. Wexford
St Peters College Secondary School, Co. Wexford
Good Counsel College, Co. Wexford
Adamstown Vocational College, Co. Wexford
Wexford Vocational College, Wexford
Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny
Mercy Convent, Co. Wexford
Mercy Convent, Co. Wexford
Gorey Community School, Co. Wexford
Bunclody FCJ, Co. Wexford
Wexford CBS, Wexford
New Ross CBS, Co. Wexford
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