Education emerged as a very important theme from the accounts of the Bridge-IT participants. This collection contains material which relates to education including personal accounts as well as photographs. This material is linked to the Childhood exhibition.


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Hugh Smullen remembers his schoolteachers with warmth and respect
Betty Watson talks about the lack of educational opportunities
Andy Mohan talks about being chastised at school when he was a child.
Carmel O'Reilly remembers how the teachers would chastise children when she was at school.
Betty Watson observes that she and many people of her generation were not academically prepared for life.

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