Module 3: Pathways To Peace in Northern Ireland
Overview and Curriculum
The module begins in 1973 with the first major attempt at restoring peace to Northern Ireland after the introduction of Direct Rule. Students will be given the opportunity to learn and discuss the reasons why agreements such as Sunningdale and the Anglo-Irish Agreement failed to resonate with populations on both sides of the community. Taking the students into the peace talks of the 1990s and the Good Friday Agreement, the module will then ask the students to analyse the reasons why Northern Ireland turned a corner both politically and socially. Finally, students will be presented with the reality of the Northern Ireland they live in today and the issues that still cause contention.
Each lesson provides students with opportunities to learn through questioning and investigation based active learning methodologies and links to a series of archive images, audio and video. The digital tasks provided will enable students to form creative expressions of the learning that they have developed around the conflict in Northern Ireland.
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Module 3 Overview and Curriculum
Module 3 Questions & Answers
Lesson 1 — The Sunningdale Agreement
Lesson 2 — The Anglo-Irish Agreement
Lesson 3 — The Peace Process in Northern Ireland
Lesson 4 — The Good Friday Agreement and St. Andrews Agreement
Lesson 5 — The Good Friday Agreement and the International Community
Lesson 6 — Dealing with the Past