Engineers’ Week CPD for Primary Teachers

This FREE 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 the Discovery Primary Science and Maths resources and can be found here on the website. 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

Confirmed Venues:

CORK: CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory. January 30, 2018, 6pm – 8pm. Book with

LIMERICK: Lough Gur Heritage Centre. February 1, 2018, 4pm – 6pm.  Book with

DUBLIN: Drumcondra Education Centre. February 8, 2018, 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Book here 

MEATH: Navan Education Centre. February 22, 2018, 7pm – 9pm. Book here

NEW SESSION CONFIRMED: MAYO: Mayo Education Centre. February 22, 2018, 4.30pm – 6.30pm. Book through Mayo Ed Centre

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

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Event Information

  • Date: Tuesday 30th January - Thursday 22nd February, 2018
  • Primary CPD in Cork, Limerick, Meath and Dublin : Contact to book

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