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24-6370 Barbie - The Comparative 2026

24-6370 Barbie - The Comparative 2026

This webinar is aimed at teachers of Senior Cycle English who are using the film Barbie directed by Greta Gerwig, in the Comparative Section of the Leaving Cert.

Higher Level English Course:

The purpose of the webinar is to share approaches supporting students to:

  • Comprehend a text in the form of film.
  • Analysing in depth, inferring at sophisticated levels, speculating and questioning assumptions.
  • Evaluate and critically respond to texts. Identify and analyse the form, structure and style of a film text and show an understanding of how elements within this film constitute its genre.
  • Study this film under the two prescribed modes of Literary Genre and Cultural Context.

Teachers who attend this webinar will receive an accompanying resource booklet.

Ann Marie Garvey has over twenty years teaching experience and works in Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon. She was seconded for three years as an English Advisor with Junior Cycle for Teachers. She has been an Advising Examiner of Leaving Cert Higher Level English for the past eight years and remains an English Associate with Oide.

Elaine McGowan has over twenty years teaching experience and is currently a teacher of English and History and Year Head in St. Attracta's Community School, Co. Sligo. She was an Examiner for both Junior and Leaving Cert. Higher Level English. Elaine returned to her classroom after a four year secondment to Junior Cycle for Teachers as an English Advisor

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 22-10-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 22-10-2024 6:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
Speaker Ann Marie Garvey and Elaine McGowan
Course Format Online
Location Online