2 episodes

In this series, we discuss our education experiences as members of the Irish Travelling community. From segregation to early school leaving, we hope that listeners can get an insight into the barriers Irish Travellers can face in education and the opportunities available.

The Big Fat Podcast Annmarie, Kathleen and Annmarie

    • Education

In this series, we discuss our education experiences as members of the Irish Travelling community. From segregation to early school leaving, we hope that listeners can get an insight into the barriers Irish Travellers can face in education and the opportunities available.

    Access Routes to Higher Education

    Access Routes to Higher Education

    In this episode, we talk about our journeys into higher education through various access routes. These include CE schemes, Post Leaving Cert Courses (PLC), the Trinity Access Programmes, Mature student routes and, the Tobar programme with Marino Institute of Education. 

    • 27 min
    Primary and Secondary School Experiences

    Primary and Secondary School Experiences

    In this episode, we discuss our personal experiences as members of the Irish Travelling Community in primary and secondary education. From segregation to early school leaving, we hope that listeners can get an insight into the barriers Irish Travellers can face in education and the opportunities available. 

    • 31 min

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