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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The first International Conference on Mobile Technology in Initial Teacher Education was be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday 24th January.
On Wednesday, 21 January the first Junior Problem Solving Quiz, hosted by the IAMTA, will be held in a number of venues around the country. The quiz will cover all aspects of the Mathematics and Physics Junior Certificate curricula.
Irish Science Teachers' Association award presented by Mr Charlie Dolan, President of ISTA, to Annie Regan from St. Nathy's College, Roscommon, for her project 'Analysing Le Chatelier's Principle'.
Congratulations to Ian O'Suillivan and Eimear Murphy from Coláiste Treasa who won the top prize at the 51st BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition with their Social & Behavioural project 'Alcohol Consumption: Does the apple fall far from the tree?" Congratulations also to their teacher, Derry O'Donovan, is a member of the Cork Branch of ISTA.
Central Bank issues coin commemorating Ernest Walton and gives special award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.