HI-TECH HISTORY THAT IS TRULY INSPIRING
At EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, our Education Programme centers around active learning, providing engaging spaces where students progress their practical skills in communication, media, science and the arts. Focusing on the power of stories and storytelling as a way to build empathy, we work with learners to expand our shared understandings of Irish heritage. Our workshops also encourage active global citizenship through thematic content exploring social issues such as the experiences of minority groups, gender, migration, hidden histories and human rights.
Prepare to explore cross-curricula subjects including History, Geography, Science, Media, Technology, Art & Design, Drama, and Civic, Social & Political Education, while taking part in innovative skills-based outputs such as coding, illustration, role-playing, zine-making, problem-solving, designing, building, creating, and more!
Centred around active-learning, our workshops explore a range of cross-curricula subjects, focusing on innovative skills-based outputs like coding, illustration, role-playing, problem-solving, designing, building and more!
BROWSE BY TOPIC
Explore the stories of the emigrants who departed Ireland’s shores, looking at why they left, and what they achieved in the wider world after their departure.
Discover the lives and legacies of Ireland’s most inspirational women who have blazed a trail with our Women’s History programme, suitable for students of all ages.
We strive to highlight the stories of Ireland’s most inspiring scientists, and even have a gallery dedicated to exploring all of their accomplishments!
Come along to discover all about EPIC’s courageous figures, who forged their own path to travel to some of the most remote and fascinating places on earth.
Introduce your students to the richness and diversity of the stories featured in our museum no matter where you are. We have created a range of educational experiences, from downloadable history-at-home packs to online workshops/lectures and informative videos.
In this section you’ll also find details about our Tours, which include helpful downloadable worksheets for teachers so you can host your very own tour, with step-by-step instructions that will walk you through the process and find ways to keep your students engaged.