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.
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 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.
On Wednesday 7.30pm September 10th 2014 in Blackrock Education Centre, Mr John Murphy, an will give a personal insight into the marking schemes for this years papers pointing out common student mistakes and misconceptions.
The Monaghan branch are hosting a discussion on the success criteria required for the 2014 Biology exam on Tuesday 9th September at 7:30pm in Monaghan Education Centre. All teachers welcome.
The Dublin Branch are hosting a discussion lead by experienced examiners of the 2014 Junior Science and Senior Chemistry and Biology exams on Monday September 8th at 7pm in St Paul's Secondary School Raheny. All teachers welcome.
The 3rd annual Robert Boyle Summer School will take place this year 3rd – 6th July at his birthplace of Lismore, Co. Waterford. Programme includes barbecue in Lismore Castle grounds, tour of Jacobean Gardens and costumed re-creation of Boyle's Experiments.
Sponsored by the SSPC, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Limerick and Pharmachemical Ireland, the 8th Workshop will be held at the University of Limerick on the 23rd-27th June.