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Inspiring Science Education Competition 2015

2015 is the International Year of Light. This competition is about recognising best practice by teachers and pupils in using Inspiring Science Education (ISE) resources in projects focused on the topic of light.


Science Day for Primary Teachers

Date: 
Sat, 28 Mar 2015

The ISTA Annual Conference in Cork on 27th - 29th March 2015 will host a full day of talks, activities and teaching ideas for primary teachers who want to develop the teaching of science in their schools. Online registration and information at www.lifetimelab.ie  First 20 Primary Teachers to register get a FREE teachers science book.


PDST Spring Courses

Please find attached flyers for the forthcoming PDST Chemistry & Physics Spring 2015 workshops and practical sessions. 
1. To book a place for the Chemistry Practical Workshop please click here 
2. To book a place for Strategies for introducing and developing difficult topics in LC Chemistry please click here
3. To book a place for the Misconceptions of Physics Workshop please click here
4. To book a place for our What happens next? workshops please click here


Inspiring Science Education EU project

Dublin City University is currently working with the EU Inspiring Science Education (ISE) project in the development of engaging elearning resources for science classes. In February DCU will be holding an information webinar for schools interested in availing of digital resources and class plans developed in line with the Irish science curriculum. If your school is interested in obtaining more information please contact einnovation@dcu.ie


The Irish Times & Citizen Science!

The Irish Times has linked up with Trinity College to do a citizen science survey on catsDr Aoife McLysaght spoke to Ryan Tubridy on RTE 2FM Wednesday 21st to explain the project! 


Central Statistics Office Competitions

Two CSO competitions for you and your students.
1. The John Hooper Medal for Statistics - statistical poster. Registration Friday 23rd January.
2. The Alice Perry Medal - apps4gaps competition. Registration date Friday 6th February.


Fame Lab 2015

Find out more about the Regional heats of FameLab 2015 in the attachment. The National Final takes place on April 9th in the Science Gallery Dublin.


MiTE Conference

The first International Conference on Mobile Technology in Initial Teacher Education was be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday 24th January.


Debating Science Issues

DSI – Debating Science Issues is a dynamic debating competition which invites young people to engage in debate on the cultural, societal and ethical implications of advances in biomedical science.


Froggy Facts Workshop

On Friday 6th February, Froggy Facts Workshops will take place in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Turlough Park, Castlebar at 10am -11.45am and 11.45am - 1pm.
                                            


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