18KEC511 RDS STEM Learning Teacher Education Programme 2018-2019 for Primary Teachers

Register now for the 2018/2019 RDS STEM Learning Teacher Education Programme – a 10-hour CPD programme designed to support primary school teachers undertaking science investigations in the classroom as part of their participation in Science Blast, delivered by the RDS.

This programme is taking place in Kildare Education Centre on the following dates from 4.30pm-7pm:-

Wednesday, October 17 2018
Wednesday, October 24 2018
Wednesday, November 7 2018
Wednesday, November 14 2018

Programme Details:
The Programme will focus on investigating everyday issues in science and will be delivered by RDS STEM Learning Facilitators who are primary school teachers. Workshops aim to support teachers in building their confidence and skills in teaching science through inquiry and will generate a supportive learning environment where teachers can reflect on their classroom practice and share ideas and experience.

Participants will be supported trial approaches in their classrooms and extend their learning by taking part in Science Blast, delivered by the RDS. Science Blast is a non-competitive programme for primary schools that involves the whole class investigating the science behind a question and then showcasing their work at one of three national events in the RDS Dublin (March 6 & 7, 2019), MIC Limerick (May 22 – 24, 2019) and Belfast Waterfront (June 5 & 6, 2019).

Course Accreditation:

On completion of the 10-hour programme (4 x 2.5hr workshops), participants will be will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance which, at the discretion of school management, may contribute towards Croke Park requirements for the 2018/2019 school year.

For more detailed information on this programme, please click here

Event Properties

Event Date 17-10-2018 4:30 pm
Event End Date 14-11-2018 7:00 pm
Capacity 20
Registered 7
Cut off date 16-10-2018
Individual Price Free
Location Kildare Education Centre
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  • Address:
    Friary Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare,
  • Eircode:
    R51 KN66