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CASTeL Science Teaching Summer School

The 5th annual CASTeL Science Teaching Summer School will take place in DCU in June. To register and find more information please email:, register online at or call 01-700 5276.

Light & Shadow

Celebrate the International Year of Light with UCD Science on 23rd May 11am – 3pm. They are offering you an exciting and entertaining programme of talks, exhibits, interactive demonstrations and tours. Light & Shadow allows you to explore light in nature, technology, communication, health and art. Although this is a FREE event you must register in advance in order to attend.

Science & Technology in Action

Science and Technology in Action (STA) annually produce a set of industry led lessons, designed to support the teaching of science and related subjects in second level schools.

Register Today for Free* Research Tour in September 2015

Saffron Travel run an exclusive Science Programme in Belgium and are offering a free research tour for teachers. Register here for more information and you will be contacted with full itinerary details. Bookings are based on a first come first served basis.

9th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop for Teachers

Sponsored by the SSPC, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Limerick and Pharmachemical Ireland, the 9th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop will be held at the University of Limerick on the 15th-19th June. Registration now open!

PDST Numeracy: Making an IMPACT

Interactive Methods and Practical Approaches to Communication and Thinking: PDST Numeracy conference will take place in The Killeshin Hotel in Portaoise on Saturday 25th April from 9.30am - 3.30pm. Keynote by Dr Terry Maguire, creator of 'Maths Eyes'. Register:

Tech Week 2015 26th April - 2nd May

Tech Week is Ireland's nationwide festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public. It provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and related technology are shaping every area of life ... education, health, environment, social interaction, leisure, citizenship ... the list never ends and the pace of change never stops.

ESA Teachers' Summer Workshop 2015

ESA is organising its 6th Teachers’ Summer Workshop at  ESTEC, the Netherlands, from 8 to 10 July 2015. The workshop is open to both primary and secondary school teachers. Closing date: 26th April. ESERO is offering FOUR bursaries: two to each Primary & Secondary Teachers. Contact Stephanie O'Neill if accepted on course. Stephanie.O'

Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching

A free online course led by Dylan Wiliam and Christine Harrison, to help STEM teachers get to grips with Assessment for Learning.


November 2nd 2015 is the 200th anniversary year of  George Boole’s birthday. If you have ideas or suggestions about how you might like to celebrate the centenary in your school or region please email Ruairí Ó Céilleachair at

DNA Day April 25th

Register your students for a 3 hour practical laboratory experience in the NUI Galway biomedical sciences laboratories! Participants will have the opportunity to practice molecular biology techniques, to learn about DNA structure and function, and to discover how variation in the DNA code underpins human disease.

IoP School Student Physics Award

Does your school have an annual prize day? Is there a prize for Physics? Would you like to reward and acknowledge the efforts of a special student in your class?

ICI Medal Award

Congratulation to Donnacha Mac Gearailt, on obtaining the highest marks in last year's Leaving Cert Honours Chemistry paper! He is pictured receiving his medal from Pat Hobbs, President of The Institute of Chemistry of ireland, at the ISTA Annual Conference in Cork. His paper was selected by the SEC. He is now studying Pharmacy in UCC.

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