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Membership Options

 Membership Subscriptions

Category of membership
Subscription
Ordinary member
€30
Student teacher
€5
Retired teacher
€10
Lab technician
€10
Individual Primary Membership
€13
School Primary Membership
€25
Third level membership
€150
Corporate membership (<120 employees)
€500
Corporate membership (> 120 employees)
€1000

Membership Renewal - step by step guide!

  1. If you are already a member of the ISTA, and have entered all your details online - Log in using your details in the box to the right. If already logged in click on the My Account link on the right. (Credit Card or Paypal required).
  2. If you are using the online system for the first time to join ISTA - Click here. (Credit Card or Paypal required).
  3. Corporate or Third-Level memberships, select the correct form: Corporate Membership Application Form & Invoice or Third Level Membership Application Form & Invoice
     
  4. Please direct any questions to the Membership Secretary, Dr. Declan Kennedy.

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For details of names and addresses of Branch Treasurers click here. Enquiries about membership should be made to: Dr. Declan Kennedy, Membership Secretary. Department of Education, University College Cork Tel: 021-4903469 Fax: 021-4270291 E-mail: d DOT kennedy AT ucc dot ie

ADVANTAGES OF MEMBERSHIP:

The ISTA is the largest and most active subject association in Ireland. It affords you many opportunities for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) throughout the year. As you are aware, CPD is an important aspect of subject inspections and Whole School Evaluation and is also important in terms of career development – especially when attending interviews.
As a member:
  • You will be part of the professional body of science teachers in Ireland.
  • You will receive 3 issues of the SCIENCE journal each year. This journal contains numerous articles of interest to science teachers and will help to keep you informed of developments in science education, new syllabi and methodologies etc. 
  • You will be kept informed of all in-service events being organised by our association at local and national level.
  • You will receive emails, newsletters and circulars on various events being organised by ISTA at branch level, national level and international level.
  • You will be entitled to enter you students in science competitions, quizzes and other events organised by the ISTA.
  • You will be kept up to date with changes in all science syllabi and will have direct representation via the ISTA which is represented on all NCCA science syllabus committees.
  • You will be entitled to use the Forum on the ISTA website to make your views on various science education issues known to other ISTA members.
  • You will be entitled to a reduced course fee at the ISTA Annual Conference.
  • You may purchase resource materials (books, ISTA publications, scientific toys, etc) from the ISTA Bookshop at reduced rates.
  •  You will receive information from other organisations associated with science education (e.g. science exhibitions, science competitions, etc)

 

Membership Subscriptions
 

Category of membership
Subscription
Ordinary member  
€30
Student teacher      
€5
Retired teacher  
€10
Lab technician 
€10
Individual Primary Membership  
€13
School Primary Membership   
€25
Third level membership
€150
Corporate membership (<120 employees)
€500
Corporate membership (> 120 employees)
€1000