An Awareness, Appreciation and Enhancement of the Local
Project Details -
The project will involve a comprehensive study of the local environment. ICT
will be an integral part of the project in preparing and writing material,
collating data, communicating between the partner schools and with schools
internationally and publishing the project findings.
Objectives and Indicative Outcomes
|To carry out a cross-curricular project that will focus on the local
environment as its theme.
|To identify particular areas for research, such as hedgerows-flora and
fauna, farming methods, local monuments, folklore etc.
|To integrate ICT seamlessly into the research, development and delivery of
|To develop the project as an extension and comparison of the 1937 National
Survey of Local Folklore and Traditions.
|To involve local groups, industries and organisations as partners in the
|Resources will be developed in the form of a booklet and web site to
disseminate the project's findings.
|The wider community will become more involved in school life as a result of
participation in the project.
|The social capital of the participating schools will be raised.
|The social isolation of the marginalised communities in the participating
schools will be reduced.
|The project will create 'An Awareness, Appreciation and Enhancement of the