Teaching Sensitive and Controversial issues

This programme has been developed to support teachers in Shared Education partnerships.

It will allow them to:

  • explore their understanding of sensitive and controversial issues
  • consider why and how they should teach them
  • consider and find solutions to the challenges his may bring

This programme includes:

  • CCEA resources on Teaching Controversial Issues.
  • Tackling Controversial Issues in the Citizenship Classroom
    (published by the CDVEC Curriculum Development Unit)

Please see programme below:

Shared Education – Teaching Sensitive and Controversial Issues (google.com)


Belfast City Council

Education Authority Northern Ireland (EANI)

Organiser Bio: The Education Authority is responsible for delivering education services across Northern Ireland.

Contact Name: Ciaran McPeake

Contact Number: 028 9056 4000

Contact Email: [email protected]

Address: Antrim Board Centre 17 Lough Road Antrim BT41 4DH

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