STE(A)M in JCT - CPD for Science Teachers
Are you a post-primary science teacher looking for interesting ways to bring cutting edge science into your classroom? Communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity are key skills for learners of any age, whether they are students and teachers in a classroom or researchers in a lab.
Science Gallery Dublin are delighted to team up once again with the Science Team of the Junior Cycle for Teachers as core partners for their new initiative STE(A)M in Junior Cycle. This series of professional development workshops for teachers promotes creativity and critical thinking at the intersection between science and the arts, in order to address the grand challenges facing our society today, and in the future.
Science Gallery Dublin will participate in 9 themed workshops in 2017-2018 at the following locations:
November 18th 2017 in Science Gallery Dublin: Scientists at Work
November 25th 2017 in Tayto Park, Co. Meath: Sustainability
November 25th 2017 in Carrick on Shannon Education Centre, Co. Leitrim: “One Small Step….”
December 2nd, 2017 in Galway Atlantaquaria: Sustainability
December 2nd 2017 in Limerick Education Centre: Scientists at Work
January 20th 2018 in Dublin West Education Centre: The ‘H’ Factor
January 20th 2018 in Fota Wildlife Park: Sustainability
February 24th 2018 in Wexford Education Centre: Scientists at Work
March 3rd 2018 in Science Gallery Dublin: The Scientists’ Dilemma
March 3rd 2018 in Athlone Education Centre: The Scientists’ Dilemma
Bookings and enquiries for these events are handled by JCT - further information on how to register is available here and by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll also be hosting an educator get-together on 4th December between 5.30pm and 7.30pm - an opportunity for educators (not just science teachers!!) to share ideas and solutions for science communication and STE(A)M education in a relaxed setting. For more info and free registration click HERE
HYPATIA - Gender Inclusivity in your Science Teaching
Hypatia offers an accessible, practical and ready-to-use digital collection of activities (modules) for teachers, informal learning organizations, researchers and industry. The modules focus on gender-inclusive ways of educating and communicating STEM, empowers teenagers and explores the range of skills that are needed for a great variety of STEM studies and careers open to young people. For more information on the project and to download the toolkit click here. If you use the modules in your classroom, we'd love to hear about it! Drop a line to email@example.com to let us know about your experience.
To sign up for updates on Science Gallery Dublin's programme of educational events for teachers and students, click here.