Yvonne Higgins, ISTA Rep on the NCCA Junior Cycle Science development group, will give a presentation on the new Junior Cycle Science subject specification, on Tuesday, 4th November from 7-9pm. The JC Science subject specification is due to open for consultation on the 25th September, and will be available for viewing on the NCCA website after that date,
Maths Week Ireland 2014 will take place from 11th – 19th October. It continues to be the largest festival of its kind in the world. In 2013 over 200,000 participated throughout the island of Ireland.
The Monaghan branch are hosting a Junior Certificate Science "Magic Demonstration" presented by Mr. John Daly on Wednseday 8th October at 7:30pm in Loreto College, Cavan. A "materials pack" of bits and pieces will be presented to the first 15 teachers who register for this event.
The Dublin Branch consultation meeting on the new Junior Science Syllabus will take place on Wednesday October 8th at 7.00 pm in Blackrock College.
The Frontiers of Physics Annual Conference for Teachers of Physics, including Junior Science Teachers will take place on Saturday 27th September in the School Of Physical Sciences, DCU.
The annual Joan Kearney science lecture will be given by Dr Niamh O'Mahony in Alexandra College on Thurs 25th Sept at 6.30 p.m. The title is "Wearable Technology - good science is the key ingredient" and a reception will follow. If you wish bring a group of students to the lecture please just let John know in advance by email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Limerick/Clare branch of the ISTA will hold a consultation meeting on the new Junior Science Specification on Thursday the 9th of October.
Date: 9th of October 2014
Venue: Limerick Institute of Technology
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
The Kerry Branch are holding a discussion on the assessment and marking scheme of the 2014 Biology exam on Thursday the 25th , in Tralee Education Centre @ 7pm. All teachers welcome.Please confirm attendance by e mail to email@example.com