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Tadhg Connolly (b. 1926), former Education Officer, VEC (part 2)

6.9910.00

Description

Tadhg Connolly began this recording by recounting in fascinating detail the history of CIT beginning with the Crawford Municipal Technical Institute in 1912. He discusses teaching training courses, established in 1966 and the logistics involved in running these courses. He recalls the vocational courses, the staff at the Crawford Institute and their work, general regulations and evening classes. An International Apprentice Competition was staged in Cork in 1979 a major event in Tadgh Connolly’s academic life and he describes his great involvement in the competition.

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Tadhg Connolly began this recording by recounting in fascinating detail the history of CIT beginning with the Crawford Municipal Technical Institute in 1912. He discusses teaching training courses, established in 1966 and the logistics involved in running these courses. He recalls the vocational courses, the staff at the Crawford Institute and their work, general regulations and evening classes. An International Apprentice Competition was staged in Cork in 1979 a major event in Tadgh Connolly’s academic life and he describes his great involvement in the competition.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Cork Institute of Technology

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

60.7 MB

Number of files:

6

Product ID:

CDCKIT-10

Subject:

Breaking ground in vocational education

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

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