The Discover Primary Science and Maths programme is now SFI Curious Minds
The programme will continue to support schools in their STEM teaching using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach. Read more
SFI Curious Minds/ESERO CPD
Our free training course on teaching STEM through inquiry will help you spark engagement with learners using practical and interactive approaches. Read more
SFI Curious Minds Award
Get the recognition you and your class deserve for your STEM work by participating in the SFI Curious Minds Awards this year. Registration is now open. Read more
SFI Curious Minds Resources
We supply free classroom activities to help you feel confident teaching science, technology, engineering and maths. You don't need expensive equipment to use these resources. Simply bring a curious mind! Read more
The ESERO Ireland Space Week primary classroom resource is Infrared Astronomy. This resource uses the Curious Minds/ESERO framework for inquiry to investigate infrared light or infrared radiation. Read more.
Primary teachers are invited to apply for technology and robotics training workshops with ESA on 17-18 November and 8-9 December. Places are limited. Read more.
Sign up to ESA's exciting hands-on school projects that replicate real science projects to develop scientific skills. Projects cover the themes of climate, coding, 3D modelling and physiology. Read more.
Trying to decide where to go for your school tour? Why not check out one of our SFI Discover Centres located around the country that offer schools a range of fun and exciting activities for engaging with informal STEM learning? Read more.
Workshops for Schools, Libraries & Community Groups! The Rediscovery Centre are taking workshops bookings for schools for the upcoming academic year! You can make a booking by visiting the Education page.
Free Workshops! We also have a limited number of Free workshops available under our STEM and Sustainability projects. This includes the delivery of FREE education workshops and teacher CPD for schools. For more information, visit our website www.rediscoverycentre.ie/education or email [email protected]
Delivered in your classroom with individual kits for each pupil. Scaffolded challenges allow children to explore and discover, building up their understanding of current electricity and simple circuits. MathsWorks Mobile .
A 3-hour workshop of hands-on practical science activities to encourage discovery and investigation. Focusing on Electricity, workshops are adapted to suit the class level and include lots of great projects and challenges. House of Circuits Workshop .
Other STEM Education Opportunities
Bring cutting-edge Irish research into your classroom with CÚRAM's Teachers in Residence Programme for both primary and secondary teachers. Read more.
Hear about leading Irish research direct from the scientists-from marine science to vascular surgery, climate science to maths at the CÚRAM Teachers in Residence Mini-Conference, 1 October 2022, University of Galway. Read more.
The STEPS Young Engineers award is a competition open to 3rd and 4th class primary school students. Led by their teacher, students work together in teams to identify a problem in their local community and use an engineering approach to develop a solution. Register.
Home School Hub may be off air but the Hub Lab with Phil Smyth is still live! Learn (rte.ie).
The Science of Sense
In this RTÉjr Radio Podcast we look at each of our senses. And there are actibity sheets too! Learn (rte.ie).
Make a short STEM video for ReelLIFE SCIENCE and win €1000 for your school. Closing date October 14th. More information at www.reellifescience.com.
4-10 October 2022
Find out what events are taking place near you or online or how you can register your own event below.
15-23 October 2022
Register your school’s participation, and see events, resources and activities using the link below
13-20 November 2022
Science Week is fast approaching with exciting primary school activities back by popular demand!