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Congratulations to Dr. Jerome Devitt for his 2023 ASTI Achievement Award, recognising his exceptional work on Politics and Society resources.

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All About Dr. Devitt, and a full Politics Database Walkthrough.

See below Dr. Devitt walk through a sample Politics and Society Database question.

Dr Jerome Devitt has been teaching in The King’s Hospital boarding school since 2004 and in the Institute of Education, Leeson Street since 2018. As one of the pilot teachers of the new subject, Jerome has been emersed in “Politics & Society” since its inauguration in 2016 through his work as the first Chairperson of the Politics & Society Teachers’ Association of Ireland and as an organizer of and contributor to numerous CPD events for teachers.

He graduated with a BA in Drama and English from Trinity College Dublin in 2001 before earning his Higher Diploma in Education in 2005 and his MA in Military History in 2009. His Doctoral Dissertation, was awarded in 2018 and examined the Sociology of Counter-Insurgency and State Power in 19th Century Ireland.

He is the presenter of the student podcast 'The Pol-Soc Podcast' featured in the Irish Times 'Lockdown Listens' for educational podcasts. His website hosts a wide range of resources for all facets of the Politics & Society course.

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Dealing with Data - The Essential guide to Data Based Questions in Politics and Society
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A Little bit of Media Analysis - A Student guide to Media on the Politics and Society Leaving Cert Course
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