Heritage Experts

The Heritage in Schools scheme offers a
panel of heritage specialists who will, at
the request of a teacher, visit a primary
school to work directly with the children.


The Experts are Blogging!

Hear all the latest news and updates from your favorite Experts!

New Website for Wicklow based Heritage in Schools expert

Posted By:Grace Garde on 13 April 2015 No comments

Check out my new website gracefullandscape.com

The Green Fingers of Kilcrohane Green School!

Posted By:Jessica Mason on 26 January 2015 No comments

Jessica worked with Kilcrohane National School, Bantry, Co Cork, to create a garden that promoted biodiversity, incorporated art and recycling as well as producing some healthy nutritious food!

Winter Project: 6th Class learn all about Bees!

Posted By:Grace Garde on 15 January 2015 No comments

6th Class learn all about Bees! I am a member of the panel & I generally travel to Dublin & Wicklow.

Nature Learn has a new website!

Posted By:Michael Bell on 08 January 2015 No comments

Heritage in Schools Specialist Michael Bell has just launched a new website for his business Nature Learn.

Scattery Island wall hanging with pupils of St. Senan's N.S. Kilrush, Co. Clare

Posted By:Susanna Anker on 17 November 2014 No comments

Wool spinning, natural dyeing and felt making with pupils of St.Senan's N.S. Kilrush, Co. Clare

Jessica worked with Rath NS, County Cork, looking at energy and upcycling plastic bottles into windmills to decorate the school grounds!

Posted on 28 March 2014 No comments

Over two days Jessica ran classroom based sessions looking at energy use, climate change and resource use with the pupils of Rath NS, who were working towards their energy flag for the Green Schools...

West Cork school children wild about heritage visits

Posted on 28 March 2014 No comments

West Cork pupils are getting closer to nature and taking learning out of the classroom with Heritage Specialist Calvin Jones.

Monamolin National School Weaves a Christmas Tree!

Posted By:Mary Breen on 11 January 2013 1 comment(s)

In December of last year, Mary did a brilliant 6-week weaving project in Monamolin National School in Co. Wexford.  3rd and 4th Class wove Christmas Trees and 5th and 6th Class wove Christmas...

Michèle Castiaux has been busy!

Posted By:Michèle Castiaux on 11 January 2013 1 comment(s)

Michèle is currently presenting workshops to primary and secondary schools all aroud the country, including Leinster, East Connaught and East Munster.  A lot of the...

Michael Bell has published a book all about Biodiversity!

Posted on 11 January 2013 1 comment(s)

Michael Bell has published his third nature education booklet! This latest booklet is on Biodiversity and like his previous books, Irish Birdlife and Minibeasts, is available free of charge to...

Dr. Noirin visits a Safari Park in England!

Posted By:Noirin Burke on 08 January 2013 1 comment(s)

Dr. Noirin here!As part of my job as the Education Officer in Galway Atlantaquaria, I got to attend the BIAZA (British & Irish Association of Zoos & Aquariums) Education Conference just...

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