Make a difference 5th edition textbook teachers guide and activity book

Still your Grab-and-Go solution 

  • Extensive planning support in our comprehensive Teacher’s Guide 
  • Topics are presented in lesson form with learning intentions, all information and activities supplied 
  • Everything you need for Actions and the CBA 
  • Supplementary digital resources to support lessons 

Printed samples will be available from mid-March or click below to have a flick through the books.

eBooks & Digital here! 

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Watch our overview video of Make a Difference! 5th Edition.

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CSPE Teachers Quiz!

CSPE Teachers! A lot has happened in the world in the last few years, test your knowledge with our CSPE Teachers Quiz.

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Winners will be contacted before the end of May.

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Stay up to the minute! 

A lot has happened in the past five years. The latest edition of Make a Difference! is completely up to date with recent events such as Covid-19, Brexit and climate action. 

Includes profiles of young activists such as Greta Thunberg, William Kamkwamba and Emma Watson. 

Lessons can be supplemented with our termly newsletters which are jam-packed with topical content.  

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Syllabus Alignment and Choice 

  • Flexibility to teach both the CSPE short course specification and the old traditional CSPE syllabus. 
  • Lessons are clearly mapped to the course 
  • Support to teach CSPE as part of Junior Cycle Wellbeing and what is means to be a ‘Well Citizen’. 
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An Expert Author Team you can trust 

Conor Harrison is a leading name in CSPE. He was National Coordinator for CSPE in-service for 14 years and a member of the NCCA Course Committee which prepared the Junior Cycle CSPE short-course specification. Conor teaches at Maynooth University and UCD. 

Máirín Wilson is a name synonymous with citizenship studies in Ireland. She has taught CSPE and has been involved with the subject for almost 25 years. She has conducted extensive research into the CSPE action plan. Máirín currently lectures part-time at DCU and delivers the PME ‘CSPE within Wellbeing’ course at Trinity College Dublin. 

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Webinar for CSPE Teachers

We hosted a webinar for CSPE teachers with authors Conor Harrison and Máirín Wilson. Conor and Máirín have taken a fresh look at being a young citizen in the world today. In this webinar, they shared insights into teaching, assessing and making the most of your engagement with your students.


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Pricing & Programme Package

€28.95 RRP

Also, available in the Make a Difference! programme:

  • eBook
  • Student Activity Book
  • Teacher’s Guide
  • Teaching Resources on FolensHIVE

Teachers! Your local Rep is available for calls and appointments at a time that suits you.

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