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

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  • CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory , Castle Road, Blackrock
    Tuesday 12th February, 2019 | 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Mayo Education Centre
    Wednesday 27th February, 2019 | 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm
  • Lough Gur Heritage Centre
    Tuesday 5th March, 2019 | 4 pm - 6 pm
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  • Drumcondra Education Centre (Booking Details TBC)
    Wednesday 13th February, 2019 | 6 pm - 8 pm

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