CDETB Adult Education Finglas

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CDETB Adult Education Service, Barry Rd. Finglas. Dublin 11 D11 CDR9

Junior Cert & Leaving Cert

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    Did you leave school before you did any exams?

  2. Does it make you feel less confident in work, about finding a job or helping the children with their homework

You can do a single subject at Junior Cert or Leaving Cert level. You can do as many as you like, although most people only do one subject at a time

Classical Studies

(Joan Foley)

Junior Cert Tues 11.30am-1.30pm

Leaving Cert Mon and Thurs: 2pm-4pm

Do you want to know about and understand the history, myths and legends of ancient Greece and Rome? How did the Greeks and Romans live, fight and die? Who was Julius Caesar? What was in Troy? Why is the Acropolis in Athens such a big deal? What did Socrates teach us?

Alexander the great: The personal life, wars and battles of Alexander the Great, the amazing leader of one of the greatest empires of the ancient world.
Examine the achievements of the Romans in their art and architecture and their connection to the buildings all around us in Dublin.

English Leaving Cert

(Ken O’Duffy) Mon 9.30-11.30 and Fri 9.30-11.30am

Learn to enjoy English and the fun of reading and writing. Open yourself up to books, films, poetry and drama. Challenge yourself with an exam. You will love it.

If you are thinking of further education or going to college,

Leaving Cert English will help you prepare for the assignments, essays and reports. If you are out of practice, with writing, this course will help you brush up.

English Junior Cert

(Joan Foley) Mon 9.30-11.30am

Did you leave school early without doing an exam?

Do you feel like you are missing out?

Do you feel that if you had the chance now, you would enjoy a ‘school’- type subject?

Learn to enjoy English and the fun of reading and writing.

Improve your spelling!

Open yourself up to books, films, poetry and drama.

Improve your writing and your reading skills.

Develop your vocabulary.

Develop your creativity through reading and writing.

Discuss your ideas and thoughts with your class mates.

Challenge yourself with an exam. You will love it.Go to the theatre and on outings

Environmental and Social Studies Junior Cert

(Joan Foley) Thurs 9.30-11.30am

Develop your thinking and analytical skills.

Discuss current affairs and what is happening in the world.

Learn about Ancient Greece, Viking Ireland, Urbanisation, the Industrial Revolution Globalisation, Migration and lots more.

History Junior Cert

(Joan Foley) Tues 9.30-11.30pm

Are you curious about the world? Do you want to understand why we are where we are? In order to understand what is going on in the world today, we need to understand the past.

*There is a book you have to rent to go with this course.

Politics and Society

(Ken O’Duffy) Leaving Cert Mon and Fri 11.30am-1.30pm

  • Human Rights
  • Globalisation
  • Interculturalism
  • Being an active citizen
  • Equality
  • Sustainable Development
  • Development in the Third World
  • Social Media and politics
  • Poverty
  • Climate Change
  • Political thinkers and how they influenced the type of government we have
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