Last Chance to Register for Whole-School CPD
Sign up for our free whole-school CPD course to help your school bring STEM to life using hands-on, inquiry-based learning approaches. Read more
SFI Curious Minds Award Teacher Briefing Session
We are holding an SFI Curious Minds Awards webinar to guide teachers on how to apply on Tuesday 14 March at 3:30pm. For more information, contact [email protected].
SFI Curious Minds Award Registration Extended
The SFI Curious Minds Awards registration deadline has been extended until 20 April! The submission deadline remains 21 April 2023. Read more
New Digital Support Tool for STEM Teaching
Our SFI Curious Minds support tool will help to identify the resources and training you or your school needs. Just answer a few quick questions for specific recommendations to help you achieve your goals. Read more
Design a Bridge this Engineers Week
Try out our new inquiry-based “Design a Bridge” resource this week as part of your Engineers Week Celebrations. Read more
Eirsat-1 is Ireland's first satellite and built by students in UCD. To celebrate the Eirsat-1 launch this year our resources for Engineers Week 2023 are all linked to Eirsat-1 Teach your students about these experiments using our Engineers Week Classroom Resource.
Our Engineers Week Primary Teacher CPD will be video content, produced with Blackrock Castle Observatory that you can use yourself or share with your students. Register to receive the link for the new ESERO Ireland Engineers Week Classroom resource.
Run by ESA, Mission X Train like an Astronaut is a free educational project that challenges students to train like an astronaut through physical exercises and scientific investigations, helping them learn the key elements to keeping fit and staying healthy in space and on Earth.
Applications are now open for the European Space Agency e-technology lab primary teacher workshops. Next available workshop for primary teachers takes place on 22-23 May
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.
Join The Rediscovery Centre for exciting and interactive workshops that are based on hands-on enquiry and experiential learning - in your school, online, or at our unique Centre in Ballymun!
Make a short STEM video for ReelLIFE SCIENCE and win €1000 for your school. Closing date 13 October. Visit www.reellifescience.com for more information.
Discover the links between engineering and biodiversity this engineers week at Birr Castle Demesne! For more information:
Other STEM Education Opportunities
National Scratch Competition
The 2023 Scratch Competition is now open! Schools from all over Ireland are invited to register and take part in the 2023 competition. Closing date for entries is 16 March 2023. For more info see scratch.ics.ie
Dates to Remember
17-23 April 2023
Tech week offers exciting classroom activities and competitions for your learners!
Curious Minds Deadline
21 April 2023
Submit your full application by this date to win an Award for your STEM learning this year.
19-28 May 2023
Explore the rich variety of life in Ireland with a host of wonderful events and exciting activities.