Heritage Expert List

The Heritage Experts on the Heritage in Schools Scheme are specialists in diverse aspects of Ireland’s heritage, many of whom have experience of working with children in a classroom situation. The list is organised on a county basis.

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Expert
Bernard Joyce
Subject(s):
Science, History, Geography
Curriculum Strands:
Living things (Science), Local Studies (History), Materials (Science), Natural environments (Geography)
Counties catered for:
Leitrim,Mayo,Roscommon,Sligo
Description

A visit from Bernard takes place either in the school grounds or in a local park or forest. Field trips to Bernard’s native woodland at 'Nature School' can also be arranged. Students explore and discover their natural environment through interactive games and fun, hands-on activities. Bernard encourages the school to continue using the outdoor environment as a place to learn after his visits. Every visit is tailored to be a unique and enjoyable experience for all age groups and interests.

Bernard and his wife Zane have spent over 10 years developing one of Ireland's first native woodlands under the Native Woodland Scheme on their farm in Co. Mayo. They currently run 'Nature School' on the woodland, where both children and adults are encouraged to rediscover their connection with nature through training courses and activities such as native woodland management, charcoal-making, wattle building and nature walks.

Class:
I - Infant (Junior and Senior), J - Junior (1st and 2nd), M - Middle (3rd and 4th), S - Senior (5th and 6th)
Additional Information:
  • Special Needs
    Special Needs
  • Visits outside county
    Visit Outside County
  • Field Trips
    Field Trips
  • Practical Hands On
    Practical/Hands-On Activities
Contact Details:
Work: (094) 906 7080 Mobile: 087 225 4698
Email: education@natureschool.ie
Website: http://natureschool.ie
Expert
Zane Joyce
Subject(s):
Science, History, Geography
Curriculum Strands:
Living things (Science), Local Studies (History), Materials (Science), Natural environments (Geography)
Counties catered for:
Leitrim,Mayo,Roscommon,Sligo
Description

A visit from Zane takes place either in the school grounds or in a local park or forest. Field trips to Zane’s native woodland at 'Nature School' can also be arranged. Students explore and discover their natural environment through interactive games and fun, hands-on activities. Bernard encourages the school to continue using the outdoor environment as a place to learn after his visits. Every visit is tailored to be a unique and enjoyable experience for all age groups and interests.

Zane and her husband Bernard have spent over 10 years developing one of Ireland's first native woodlands under the Native Woodland Scheme on their farm in Co. Mayo. They currently run 'Nature School' on the woodland, where both children and adults are encouraged to rediscover their connection with nature through training courses and activities such as native woodland management, charcoal-making, wattle building and nature walks.

Class:
I - Infant (Junior and Senior), J - Junior (1st and 2nd), M - Middle (3rd and 4th), S - Senior (5th and 6th)
Additional Information:
  • Special Needs
    Special Needs
  • Visits outside county
    Visit Outside County
  • Field Trips
    Field Trips
  • Practical Hands On
    Practical/Hands-On Activities
Contact Details:
Work: 094 906 7080 Mobile: 087 120 2252
Email: education@natureschool.ie
Website: http://natureschool.ie
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