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Startech -- Learning Together (SIP043)
A project that examined the application of technology as a tool/resource to enhance curriculum delivery in primary schools in West Cork.
18 months
Lead Organisation
Copeen National School, Co. Cork
Project Aims
  • To enhance curriculum delivery in primary schools using ICT.
  • To develop and evaluate a series of curriculum initiatives that will exploit e-mail, videoconferencing and the Internet as teaching and learning tools.
  • To test emerging technologies in a practical working environment.
  • To offer support and training to all the partner schools to enable them to participate fully in the project.
  • Indicative Outcomes
  • Increased inter-schools cooperation.
  • Development of a bank of ICT expertise.
  • Development of a network of support for education at primary level.
  • Establishment of international links.
  • Development of the concept of networking as a practical aid to primary teachers.
  • Development of replicable curriculum initiatives that exploit the potential of email, videoconferencing and the Internet as teaching and learning tools.
  • Participating Schools
    Gaelscoil Bheanntraí, Co. Cork
    Lár Scoil an tEaspag Ó Gealbháin, Corcaigh
    Scoil an Chroi Ro Naofa, Co. Cork
    Scoil Náisiúnta, Corcaigh
    Scoil Náisiúnta An Rath Mór, Corcaigh
    Scoil Náisiúnta an Tochair, Co. Cork
    Scoil Náisiúnta Inis Chléire, Corcaigh
    Scoil Náisiúnta na gCailini, Co. Cork
    Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Fiachna, Corcaigh
    St Finbarr's Boys National School, Co. Cork
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