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ICASE World STE Conference in Turkey

The ICASE World STE Conference will take place in Turkey on November 1st - 5th 2016. Current ICASE newsletter attached.

ESA Robotics Teacher Training Workshops

The ESA Robotics Teacher Training Workshop will take place at ESA’s ground station located in Redu, Belgium, on 28th-29th April and will be repeated on 3rd-4th June. Teachers will learn how to use space robotics to explain physics and technology curricular subjects, with the objective of discovering and mastering new tools and inquiry-based practices for STEM teaching and learning at school.


The 20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences will take place in the Convention Centre in Dublin from 9th-13th October 2016. As part of their outreach programme they have a FREE entertaining lecture for schools and Lab-On-A-Chip activities on Tuesday 11th October from 11am-1pm.

Prof Mario Ruivo Prize: Your Ocean, Your Future

The Prof. Mario Ruivo Prize, organised by EurOcean, running from October 1st 2015 to 31st August 2016, calls teams of young people, aged 11-16 years old, across Europe, to imagine an innovative project on the theme: “Your Ocean, Your Future”.

Science on Stage 2017

CASTeL in DCU are starting the selection process for the Irish team at Science on Stage 2017 which will be held in Debrecen, Hungary from 29th June - 2 July 2017. 

School Student Physics Award 2016

School Student Physics Award are for second-level schools in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Teacher of Physics Award 2016

The Teacher of Physics award recognises outstanding service in the teaching of physics. The Institute of Physics regularly presents awards to teachers of physics (at second level) in Ireland and the United Kingdom. List of previous winners here!

Science in School

Science in School - the European Journal for Science Teachers!

Physics Hooks Series

The Physics Hooks Series offers science educators a collection of videos that capture novel and engaging aspects of Physics. The hooks aim to grab the learner’s attention by capturing what is interesting and engaging about a range of science topics.

SciFest Launch 2016

SciFest 2016 launched. New Online Entry Forms now available. Smiley Box!

Bringing STEM to Light: Teaching about Light & Optics

FREE online CPD course from "Bringing STEM to Light: Teaching about Light and Optics". A self-paced 5 week course is designed for both formal and informal educators who want to teach children ages 6-14 about the science of light and optics.

Generation Innovation

Nominations are now open for the annual Generation Innovation Night of Ambition on Wednesday March 2nd (5pm – 8.30pm) at St. George’s Market in Belfast. Schools and colleges are welcome to nominate teenagers who excel in a range of different areas from science and technology, to entrepreneurship and selling, from art and design to engineering and maths.

2016 Annual Conference 8th-10th April: Science Education in Ireland - New Frontiers

The ISTA annual conference ‘Science Education in Ireland ~ New Frontiers’ will take place from 8th - 10th of April 2016 in The Strand Hotel, Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology. Radio interview with Amber Gell. 
Registration is now open and must be done on line

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