Senior Cycle Physics

Welcome
 

Welcome to the Senior Cycle Physics subject page

 

Institute of Physics Annual Conference 2017

 

Inquiry Based Learning

 

 

Inquiry Based Science Education

 

Inquiry Based Science Education from PDST on Vimeo.

 
 

 

Spring 2017 Workshops

 

 

Click here to register.

 

SciFest

The Scifest programme aims to encourage a love of science, technology and maths through active, collaborative and inquiry-based learning. Click here to access the Scifest website.

 

Latest Scifest ezine

 

 

 

 

Scifest ezine September 2016 

 

 

Database Registration 

 

Click here to register for our database.

 


 

AMGEN Teach 

 

Image result for amgen teach

 

 

 

Amgen Teach aims to deepen student interest and achievement in Science by strengthening the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use inquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom. Amgen Teach uses training workshops and distance learning events to provide educators with the skills and confidence necessary to transform the student experience in learning Science.

We would like to invite you to participate in the European Amgen Teach initiative. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a series of professional development workshops for the Sciences.  These workshops offer teachers upskilling in areas that are in line with new developments in Science education in Ireland. 

 

Information Page

 

PDST will run Coursework-B  workshops in 2016 – 2017

Applications will open on Monday 14th November  

http://www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking

 


 

 
Latest news

 

 

 

 

George Boole (1815 - 1864)

 

November 2nd 2015 is the 200th anniversary year of  George Boole’s birthday.

Cork Education Support Centre on behalf of  ATECI, in conjunction with UCC  and with the help of NAPD, IPPN,PDST, IOP and with generous support from EMC are planning to have every school student in the country doing a lesson based on the work of George Boole on that day.

If you have ideas or suggestions about how you might like to celebrate the centenary in your school or region please email Ruairí Ó Céilleachair at boole200project@gmail.com

 

 

Scientix promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals. 

The PDST is the national contact point for Scientix in Ireland.  Information Page

Checkout their website scientix.eu for resources, information and international workshop opportunities on  STEM.

 

AMGEN Teach 

 

 

 

Amgen Teach aims to deepen student interest and achievement in Science by strengthening the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use inquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom. Amgen Teach uses training workshops and distance learning events to provide educators with the skills and confidence necessary to transform the student experience in learning Science.

We would like to invite you to participate in the European Amgen Teach initiative. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a series of professional development workshops for the Sciences.  These workshops offer teachers upskilling in areas that are in line with new developments in Science education in Ireland. 

 

Information Page

 

The PDST will run four Amgen Teach workshops in 2015 – 2016. 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Ag. Science

 

 

REGISTRATION 

 

Register your details so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information.

We are updating our register. Please register your details here even if you have done so before so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information.

 

CONTACTS

SUPPORT
 

To avail of school based support for Physics  email sciences@pdst.ie

For general school support follow this link to our online school based support application form.

 

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT

 

The IRISH SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

 

The ISTA supports science teachers of all science subjects through their network of branches thorughout the country.Details of events can be found on their website www.ista.ie

Seán Fogarty is the current chairperson of the ISTA.

 
CONTACTS

 

Administration: Brid Finn / Tony O'Shea 

Limerick Education Centre  
First Floor 
Marshal House 
Doordoyle Road 
Limerick 

Email: sciences@pdst.ie   
Phone: 061 585064

AMGEN Teach 

 

Image result for amgen teach

 

 

 

Amgen Teach aims to deepen student interest and achievement in Science by strengthening the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use inquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom. Amgen Teach uses training workshops and distance learning events to provide educators with the skills and confidence necessary to transform the student experience in learning Science.

We would like to invite you to participate in the European Amgen Teach initiative. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a series of professional development workshops for the Sciences.  These workshops offer teachers upskilling in areas that are in line with new developments in Science education in Ireland. 

 

Information Page

 

PDST will run Coursework-B  workshops in 2016 – 2017

Applications will open on Monday 14th November  

http://www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking