VEX Robotics Program was set up in Cork for secondary schools in 2012-13. It is being expanded to their primary schools early this September with the VEX IQ program. The program is supported by EMC. If there are schools in the Dublin Region interested in getting involved please contact Nancy directly. firstname.lastname@example.org
Chain Reaction is focused on creating a Professional Learning Community (PLC) of science teachers and teacher educators to make sense of and improve Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) across 12 European countries.
KidWind are running 3 courses in the first week of July, in Cork, Letterkenny and Dublin. The courses this year will be 2-day workshops and there will be free overnight B&B accommodation for attendees who will be travelling more than 50 miles.
SciFest students are winners at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles
Two secondary school students from Ireland won a total of three awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) which this year was held this year in Los Angeles from Sunday 11th May to Friday 16th May. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, involving some 1,800 students from over 70 countries competing for a prize fund totalling $5million.
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
The Regional Finals of Senior Science Quiz will take place nationwide on Thursday 13th November at 7.30pm. This is a Members Only event. Details have been emailed to Members. DUBLIN FULL. NUIM almost full - check with local facilitator.
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 available in the Members Area under Forums and ISTA Documents!