Engineers Week CPD for Primary School Teachers

Engineering the Moon: The Engineering Challenges of being on the Moon 

This free, 2-hour course will show participants how to use inquiry based learning techniques to promote children’s learning and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Participants will also explore activities that support the theme of Engineers Week. These have been developed from ESERO and Discovery Primary Science & Maths resources. 

This course is being offered with the support of Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland (European Space Education Resource Office). 

Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award 
Engineers Week is an opportunity for primary school students and teachers to learn more about engineering, have fun, and win prizes. Running or attending an Engineers Week event counts towards the criteria for the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award. 

Tea and coffee will be served at the start of the session. 

Note: all sessions require a minimum of 10 participants to run 

For further details of the course content, please contact Frances McCarthy of Blackrock Castle Observatory by email:


Booking Details:

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork: Book here

Mayo Education Centre, Mayo: Book here

Lough Gur Heritage Centre, Limerick: Book here

Drumcondra Education Centre, Dublin: Booking Details TBC

Event Information


  • Tuesday 12th February, 2019
    CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory: 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 27th February, 2019
    Mayo Education Centre: 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm
  • Tuesday 5th March, 2019
    Lough Gur Heritage Centre: 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Wednesday 13th February, 2019
    Drumcondra Education Centre: 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Venue: Multiple Venues

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