The ISTA annual conference ‘Science Education in Ireland ~ New Frontiers’ will take place from 8th - 10th of April 2016 in The Strand Hotel, Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology.
Registration is now open and must be done on line www.istaconference.com
Congratulations and well done to ALL who participated in the the National Finals of the annual ISTA Senior Science Quiz, sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland, which took place in Trinity College. A special thanks to Dr Conor O’Brien, current President of ISTA and Dr Aoibhínn Ní Shuilleabhain who acted as quizmaster.
Cosán is the Draft National Framework for Teachers’ Learning. The Teaching Council is seeking teachers' views. Have you say - the process is live until 1st December. Download Cosán, the Draft National Framework for Teachers’ Learning.
Google Code-in is a global online contest introducing 13-17 year olds students to open source software development. It is a great way for students to gain real world experience working on an open source project and gain confidence in their skills while having mentors available to help guide them through the contest. Contest launches on Monday 7th December.
Congratulations to Sr Mercedes Desmond, one of the pioneers of science education in Ireland and a founding member of ISTA, who received an honorary doctorate from UCC on George Boole Day 2015. Also in the photo are Prof John O'Halloran, Prof Áine Hyland and Dr Declan Kennedy.