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.
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.
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.
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 www.istaconference.com