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Student2Scientist

Are you a science teacher in an all-girls school looking for a way to bring textbook science to life? This summer, ISTA members will have an opportunity to partake in a FREE teacher development one day workshop in Trinity College, that will help to train you to use computer science as a teaching tool.


Pint of Science

Pint of Science is a festival that aims to make cutting-edge science accessible and fun by bringing current scientific research to the public through talks in the informal and relaxed environment of The Mercantile on Dawson Street.


Collaborative Assessment Alliance

The NCCA are inviting Science teachers to take part in a project to investigate and research assessment using collaborative models. Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S)


NCCA Sub-committee Reports

NCCA Sub-committee Reports available in the Members Area under Forums and ISTA Documents!


ICI Medal for Top LC Chemistry 2013

Congratulations to Kyle Frohna, St Andrews College, Blackrock, Co Dublin, with Hilary Rimbi (Chemistry Teacher) and Pat Hobbs FICI (Institute President)


Invent Nano Winners

Invent Nano is a national competition run by AMBER at Trinity College, which challenged secondary school students to come up with their vision of the future using nanotechnology. 


The Hyland Report

A hard copy of the Hyland Report (The design of Leaving Certificate science syllabi in Ireland: an international comparison) at your local Branch meetings.
A report from a meeting held with NCCA on Friday 25th April will be available to members in the next issue of SCIENCE due out in May.


PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year Award 2014

Congratulations to Rory Geoghegan who received PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year 2014.


Lodge Award 2014

Congratulations to Dr Declan Kennedy on receiving the Lodge Award 2014. This is given on very rare occassions and there are only six past recipients.


Science for School - UCD paid research in July

Prof. Teeling's bat lab at UCD are organizing a 4-week long paid (€3000 minus taxes) research training opportunity for the secondary schools science teachers in July 2014.