ESRI Working Paper

Attitudes to Irish as a School Subject among 13-year-olds

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March 3, 2016
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of background and school factors on second-level students’ attitudes toward Irish as a school subject drawing on the Growing Up in Ireland study. The study focuses on the perceptions of the core subjects, English, Mathematics and Irish, and presents a profile of students who find the Irish language interesting or difficult. The study enables us to investigate the attitudes of teenagers towards the language in a systematic way, including personal, school and other characteristics that may have an impact on attitudes towards the Irish language.

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ESRI

Place of Publication

Dublin

Date of Publication

March 3, 2016

ESRI Series

ESRI Working Paper 525