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Innovative Educational Package: Innovation in Medicines

A summer workshop for teachers will be held in the SSPC for a week. Expenses will be covered  and you will get access to all materials developed. More info on this link http://www.sspc.ie/innovative_education_practice_workshop 


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.


MATHletes Challenge 2014

MATHletes Challenge 2014 is a pioneering maths tournament for Ireland based on the Khan Academy approach to learning and teaching maths. Students from 5th and 6th class in primary school and 1st to 3rd year in secondary school junior cycle compete online and face to face against their peers, with over €20,000 in prizes and the title of MATHletes Challenge Champion 2014 on offer.


SCRATCH International Programming Trial

You are invited to participate in SCRATCH International Programming Trial. Details attached.


IoP Ireland Spring Meeting - 50 years looking forward 1964-2014

IoP Ireland celebrated their half-century of physics across the island of Ireland in Dun Laoghaire. Click here for Programme of Events.


Winners of Irish Chemistry Olympiad in DCU

Well done to all the participants in the Irish Chemistry Olympiad. The winners go to the International Final in Vietnam.


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