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Earth Festival - Science through Art: A collaborative learning experience

The UCD Earth Institute, in association with An Cosán Glas, is delighted to announce an exciting merging of art and science. You and your school are invited to the exhibition presented in Letterkenny Town Park over the course of three days in November 2014 as part of Ireland’s National Science Week.


Science Gallery Exhibition - Strange Weather

The latest exhibition at the Science Gallery called STRANGE WEATHER opens to the public on Friday 18th July. Have a go at forecasting the weather, create your own micro-climates and learn just how predictable the future of weather is.


YSI

Young Social Innovators are recruiting a full time Training and Education Officer.


Deirfiúracha na hEolaíochta

Deirfiúracha na hEolaíochta is a new four part Irish language series on RTÉ which explores the stories of four pioneering Irish women who helped shape the world of science.


Invitation to Science Professional Development Programme

Chain Reaction is focused on creating a Professional Learning Community (PLC) of science teachers and teacher educators to make sense of and improve Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) across 12 European countries.


Light a beacon for Climate Change photography competition - win a mini iPad

European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn launched the campaign with the video message explaining the importance of climate change research in Horizon 2020 and inviting everyone to light a beacon.


Collaborative Assessment Alliance

The NCCA are inviting Science teachers to take part in a project to investigate and research assessment using collaborative models. Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S)


The Hyland Report

A hard copy of the Hyland Report (The design of Leaving Certificate science syllabi in Ireland: an international comparison) at your local Branch meetings.
A report from a meeting held with NCCA on Friday 25th April will be available to members in the next issue of SCIENCE due out in May.


SCIENTIX

SCIENTIX – the community for science education in Europe – was created to facilitate regular dissemination and sharing of know-how and best practices in science education across the European Union. Check out the New SCIENTIX blog page!


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