Documentary on One

Documentary On One/Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT)

RTÉ has partnered with Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT) to bring radio documentaries into the classrooms around Ireland. Targeted at 12-15yr olds, the aim of this partnership is to educate students in literacy skills - and encourage a critical ear to radio

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Education

Down to Earth First All Ireland Arcti...

Three Irish men embark on a 6-month journey to work and live on one of the harshest climates on Earth. They plan to conduct environmental experiments, research new territories and create art from t...

Playing with Pride

The story of a girls' Gaelic football team from Sheriff Street in inner city Dublin in the run up to a Cumann na mBunscoil semi-final. Students will consider the theme of pride - look at their role...

Lumps of Coal

Stories of bold children and vindictive Christmas visitors are told in this documentary. Students make naughty and nice lists, study interview and questioning techniques and finally research and ma...

Superdog

Gold Medal Winner in 'Health/Medical' category at New York Festivals 2013

Ten year old Eoghan Clonan wants a dog - but not your average mutt. He's looking for a very special dog. Students will work through a series of comprehension and creative tasks preparing them for t...

Because You Can't Smell Someone On Skype

Gold Radio Winner - New York Festivals 2012 - Human Relations Category

What happens when you fall in love online with someone who lives on another continent? Students will do anticipation, comprehension and creative activities leading to the final task; a persuasive s...

Live Where You Learn

6th class boys stay overnight in a boarding-school to see if they like it. Students will listen for sound, compare and contrast what they hear and finally prepare a persuasive talk about their own ...

Good Day At Blackrock

A man fulfils a childhood dream; to visit the lighthouse where his grandfather worked and was last seen. Students will do comprehension and resequencing activities, letter-writing and finally tell ...

Dracula was Irish

Bram Stoker's life and influences are the focus of this documentary. Students analyse readings, listen for sound effects and prepare for the final task; a dramatic reading from a gothic novel of th...

Generation X-Factor

Jedward-mania hit the country in the autumn of 2009. This documentary looks at life inside the pop bubble - and what happens when the bubble bursts.

Info Lady

Women in Bangladesh cycle around villages, bringing the internet to rural communities. Students listen to for sounds effects, compare and contrast life in Ireland and Bangladesh and prepare to make...