Richard Hargy

Richard Hargy is a Facing History teacher in Northern Ireland.

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Dual Narrative History - We need help over here...

Posted by Richard Hargy on October 2, 2013

Although Northern Ireland is a much more peaceful place to live; the sinister fragments of the Troubles have left a terrible legacy. I despair at the countless number of students leaving school with pitiful knowledge and slanted interpretations of their country’s turbulent past. This problem is exacerbated when you consider that a new generation of children are growing up having their identity narrowly defined by the political and sectarian conditions that festered here during the Troubles.

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Topics: Innovative Classrooms, Decision-making, Northern Ireland, Critical Thinking

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