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Details of PDST courses for all the Senior Science subjects can be found in the attached flyers. On line Registration required and placed limited.

Galileo Teacher Training Program

Galileo Teacher Training Program: This workshop, which has a focus in astronomy and science, will be held at the Lorentz Center Snellius, Leiden, in the Netherlands, from 8th -12th December

ChemEd-Ireland 2014

'Chemistry in Context' is the tagline for the 33rd ChemEd-Ireland Conference in DIT on October 11th. Further details and online registration can be accessed at

World Space Week 4th-10th October

In the run up to World Space WeekCréidhe O’Sullivan and Peter Gallagher will be discussing a variety of topics including what happened in the early universe and the merits of funding space exploration in the Alchemist Cafe!

STEM Transitions – bridging the gap between primary and post-primary education.

STEM Transitions – bridging the gap between primary and post-primary education. The science event will be held on Thursday, 2nd October at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra from 6.00 – 9.00pm. If you would like to get involved please contact Tugba Aysel:

EUCYS – European Union Contest for Young Scientists

Mega congratulations to Paul Clarke winner at EUCYS 2014 and a special CERN award. Congrats also to his teacher & ISTA member Dr Brian Smith. Paul was national winner of SciFest in 2013 and BTYSTE winner in 2014.

Google Science Fair Winners 2014

Huge congratulations to Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey & Sophie Healy Throw from Kinsale Community School, who won the overall prize at the Google Science Fair 2014. Congratulations also to their teacher and ISTA member Shaun Holly.

Minister for Education on #edchatie

Minister for Education, Jan O'Suillivan participated in #edchatie an online community of teachers on Monday 29th September

Science & Technology in Action

Science & Technology in Action has various on line resources that might be of value when preparing a Transition Year Science programme.

European Amgen Teach initiative

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a series of professional development workshops for the Sciences. These workshops offer teachers upskilling in areas that are in line with new developments in Science education in Ireland.

SCIENTIX Community of Practise

The SCIENTIX web portal in the online community for Science Education in Europe. The Communities of Practice (CoP) entail a moderated online forum, with a designated expert as leader, where STEM teachers are able to engage in discussion on science and technology subjects.

The Midlands Science Festival

The Midlands Science Festival is a seven-day programme of around 50 events running throughout the Midlands with the aim of celebrating science, maths, engineering, technology and it’s importance in our lives.

I'm a Scientist & I'm an Engineer

I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer will be running in Ireland during Science Week this November to blow away the mad scientist stereotype and show students a slice of real science and engineering. 


The ReelLIFE SCIENCE schools video competition is launching nationwide on Monday September 1st 2014, with a  prizefund of €3000. Teachers and students are invited to engage with Science in a fun way, by making an entertaining and educational short vide

Ocean 180 Video Challenge

The Ocean 180 Video Challenge is entering its second year and middle school classrooms around the world are invited to join our student judging team!

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